Monthly Archives: April 2018

A Life Changer

Back when I was a young man, I gave my sister one of these. At the time, she was recently married with her first of three children. With a husband who might have to work late, or when she had … Continue reading

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Milepost for the future of AM

One of the stations that Entercom acquired from CBS Radio is WJFK-AM in the Washington DC beltway. The class B signal solidly covers all of D.C. and can be heard as far North as Baltimore and South to Fredericksburg. So … Continue reading

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Yahoo updates its TOS

Yahoo is now owned by Verizon, of course. The lawyers have gotten around to screwing over their customers, probably partly because of the new European privacy rules. Yahoo has an abysmal record on security, which I can attest to personally. … Continue reading

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Mignon Clyburn heads for the exit

The daughter of Jim Clyburn, the third ranking Democrat in the US House has quit the FCC Commission. Her only other credential to being on the FCC commission was that she ran a weekly newspaper targeted at getting black South … Continue reading

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Art Bell finds out the truth about Chupacabras

The Nye (NV) Sheriff’s Department is reporting that 72 year old serial talk show host Art Bell was found dead at his home on Friday the 13th. An autopsy will be performed next week.

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The fate of the Imus Ranch

Don Imus frequently talked about and raised money for his ranch in New Mexico. It was organized as a non-profit in 1999 for the purpose of housing children with cancer during the summer. He built a 21,000 square foot home … Continue reading

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New York City retail is dead

https://nypost.com/2018/04/07/the-worlds-hottest-shopping-city-is-becoming-a-ghost-town/ The New York Post story blames Amazon, not the Socialist mayor and former mayor Bloomberg. The current socialist mayor has gone so far as to suggest landlords who leave storefronts empty be hit with an extra tax possibly because … Continue reading

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Siri has a new boyfriend

https://www.theverge.com/2018/4/3/17195076/google-ai-chief-john-giannandrea-joining-apple-machine-learning-siri Siri is probably my biggest disappointment on the Apple devices I own. What Siri does works based on Apple’s servers, not on the device itself. While that requires that the device has Internet access at all times, it means … Continue reading

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Will Trump destroy Amazon?

https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2018/04/04/trump-amazon-washington-post-jeff-bezos-217774 This article on Politico predicts that President Trump going after Jeff Bezos is going to backfire – that too many Americans like Amazon. We like watching movies on our TV for $4 making our own popcorn, and we like … Continue reading

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The new focus

Hello, fans of SRGuide… The past few weeks, I have been working on slimming down the directory to make the work required a little more compatible with marriage. I’ve removed the disclaimer about the directory not being maintained, but maintenance … Continue reading

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