Databases are wonderful things. They contain incredible sums of raw data which can often be put together to form very useful pieces of information. Some companies are incredibly efficient at turning raw data into actionable information. Others, however, would be wise to invest in a proper statistician. GoDaddy is a perfect example of this.
It seemed like only yesterday that Apple's upcoming World-Wide Developer Conference was announced, yet tickets to the week-long event are completely sold out. I would love to have the opportunity to take part in one of these events, but this is not the year for me.
News organizations seem to be losing a lot of respect lately. Years ago they were viewed as impartial and respected for the hard work performed each and every day. Now they're a shadow of their former selves, selling their content like a pimp sells his women.
Regular visitors will have undoubtedly noticed that there is something different on this site. Something I have said would never be seen on this domain ever again. Advertisements. So why the change of heart? I haven't yet reached my donation goal.
Earlier today I was looking for a post that I had previously written, and I was certain it was a few months old. I remembered the content very clearly, and a January post date was in mind. The only problem was ... the post wasn't in January. It wasn't in February or December, either. Where the heck was it?
There's a post on this site from a few weeks back saying just how simple and painless iOS updates are compared to other mobile operating systems I've used in the past, but this doesn't mean that an Apple-provided update can't go sour. This is what happened to my 4th Generation iPod Touch earlier today while trying to apply the iOS 4.3.1 update. The update didn't just fail ... it failed spectacularly.