Brendan I. Koerner
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1/31/08
3:42 PM
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@superbad: Yes, tip the cable guy—provided he exerts some modicum of effort. When I moved into my current apartment, for example, the installer had to snake a coaxial down our fifth-story window, then trek through an asbestos-laden basement and hook everything up. Also, he was cool about me being drunk throughout the Read more

12/27/07
6:56 PM
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@xj_4x4: Hmmm, you seem pretty convinced—so convinced that I'm no longer 100 percent sure 'bout my earlier assertion. Someone wanna volunteer to send her an e-mail? Her webmaster, at least, is at totallykate@gmail.com. Who knows? Maybe she's really cool and will actually respond—thereby dramatically enhancing my Read more

12/27/07
1:38 PM
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Sorry, y'all, but there's no way that's Capt. Janeway. Her bio says she was born in April of 1955, which would make her a few months shy of her 18th birthday when this ad first aired. Read more

11/29/07
3:33 PM
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Thanks to all who pointed out my error. Apologies. I just made the fix, and the column should update shortly.

10/10/07
12:57 PM
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@Darcy: If you're a Feiss fan, you should really check out that "Bed and Breakfast" flick I link to in the column. Her acting skills are far from dazzling—really, really far—but there's something 'bout those sad, sleepy eyes that'll reel you in.

9/6/07
2:56 PM
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@mhains: Wow, genius idea. Though the results might not be pretty—I hereby volunteer one of Gizmodo's interns.

7/19/07
2:04 PM
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Interesting take, strongorbit. I've actually been meaning to read "Blue Ocean Strategy" for a while; you've given me good reason to move it to the top o' the pile. Read more

5/24/07
1:54 PM
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Thanks to all for the kind words 'bout Low End Theory. Just to clarify, it wasn't killed on orders from above—I just sorta ran out of gas, ideas-wise. You can only write about knock-off MP3 players so many times... Read more

5/10/07
5:34 PM
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Thanks for the comments, y'all, especially those on /. modding. MUCH appreciated, and extraordinarily helpful. Plus fives all around, even to the critics (whose complaints I understand).

5/10/07
12:45 PM
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Argh, brilliant—totally blanked on the ol' "side conference" trick. Well done, killarclown, well done.

4/5/07
5:49 PM
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Thanks for the pro-5.8 feedback, Zhao and HitScan. I'm all for being a solid member of the community, so if 5.8 GHz will make life easier for my neighbors, I'm in. Read more

4/5/07
1:18 PM
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While I definitely get the scientific explanation for the superiority of 5.8 GHz phones, I just haven't experienced it in practice. I live in a crowded NYC neighborhood with a jillion WiFi networks in range. Yet I've never noticed a difference, in terms of interference, between a 2.4 GHz and 5.8 GHz. Read more

3/30/07
9:15 PM
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Hey, thanks for the that comment, giddio—you definitely make a strong case for the QuickPAD, and for "limited" tech in general. Read more