October 2014

Flight attendants want air travel to suck again.

I saw this over the weekend, and nearly tossed my phone. I’ve just started to re-enjoy flying, despite TSA non sense. Southwest has done a great job of making me enjoy my time in the air. Apparently the Flight attendants union wants to re-ban gate to gate use of electronics. They cite reasons such as “No one listens to the pre flight safety announcement” and “those things could become projectiles” Let’s debunk. “Paying attention” With the exception of the 1-2 people every fifth flight who’ve never flown before, no one is listening to the pre-flight safety announcement. Anyone who flies even sort of regularly, knows the exits are 2 in the front, 2 over-wing and maybe 2 in the back, and that sometimes the exit is behind you. We all…

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Happy National Comic Sans Day!

Normally I’d have swapped out my Style Sheet so the whole site was in Comic Sans. I’ve been busy and didn’t get around to it. (UPDATE: I did swap out my style stheet!) However this tweet urged me to at least blog about it.   .@jwilker pic.twitter.com/y10hH95zsT — Matt Grantski (@KingMathSwatter) October 1, 2014   I started doing this a while back, and the original reason stands. As a whole, those of us remotely technical on the internet take ourselves way too seriously. One year i swapped out all the CSS on my conference sites. Was pretty funny to watch people lose their shit. Of course several of the Takes themselves too seriously folks didn’t approve. So yeah I’m celebrating it half assed this year, but set a reminder in…

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