Cites for Northern Gaul

A friend of mine asked about book recommendations for Northern Gaul. I pulled together a brief bibliography and sent it to her. I’m also including it here in case other people find it useful. Cunliffe, B. W. (1988) Greeks, Romans, and barbarians : Spheres of interaction. New York, Methuen. ISBN Read more…

Friday Night Vampires!

I’ve always enjoyed vampire stories. Whether the self-flagellating Louis or flamboyant Lestat from Anne Rice’s books, there is something enthralling about the stories. I’m an avid Doctor Who fan. One of my favorite episodes is Season 2 “Girl in the Fireplace,” where the Doctor (played by David Tennant) meets the Read more…

iPhone Unlocked?

Ah ha! Engadget is reporting that the iPhone will launch in France on the Orange network. France has unlocking laws… so what will that mean? Maybe the iPhones sold in France will be unlocked? (evil laughter ensues)

Verizon users beware

From Slashdot: An anonymous reader writes to let us know that Verizon Wireless is planning to share its customers’ calling records (called CPNI) with “our affiliates, agents and parent companies (including Vodafone) and their subsidiaries.” The article explains that CPNI “includes the numbers of incoming and outgoing calls and time Read more…

Happy Dance!

After many hours of searching and trying software, I have a unicode text reader/editor called AnyView on my cell phone that is capable of opening the artifact list for epona.net! WHEE!! This might not sound like much of an accomplishment, but for a linux-based mobile phone with only 8 MB Read more…

Patented check boxes?

Apparently, IBM has patented a basic of a UI (from Slashdot): theodp writes “What do you call it when you drag a pointer over a checkbox to select or deselect it depending on its original state? Answer: US Patent 7,278,116. On Tuesday, the USPTO awarded IBM a patent for Mode Read more…

Strange Dreams

I had a really creepy dream last night. Last night I had stomach and menstrual cramps. (BLEH) So you’d expect strange dreams. I had to do a training session for site access for a client last night. Completed that before going to bed. (30 slides, took about half an hour). Read more…