Monthly Archive: February 2002

I think Jen and I have together crossed some major geek threshold. We’re both sitting at our computers, simultaneously browsing threads at Metafilter. (I’m hoping I can wean her from FameTracker.)

If anyone’s been wondering where I’ve been wasting my time lately (apart from battling bacteria and virii), check out TopNoggin — Trivia for Journalers. (You know me… never happy unless I’m obsessed with some project or another.) This one’s I’ve always daydreamed about doing, and finally tackled it with gusto....

Block most web ads by saving a simple file to your hard drive? If you run Windows, you probably have a ‘Hosts’ file — basically a pre-ISP DNS directory. And if you put in the addresses of websites that serve ads, setting their destination to null, your web browser will...