The Linksys WRT-54G—a crown for the marketer who thought up that name, a crown, I say—has decided that this whole providing a wireless signal for other devices to connect to is a way too bourgeoisie endeavor for it, and it is now pursuing a career in performance art. Or something. It’s certainly not putting out a radio signal.
Cue Darth Vader voice: You have failed me for the last time, Linksys.
At this point the AirPort Express that has allowed effortless streaming of iTunes music to the stereo in the living room is standing in the for the Linksys unit that is off somewhere finding itself.
It is time to make Steve richer by buying a second AirPort Express.
How are you making Steve richer today?
Soundtrack: Stream from Groove Salad
After all these years, Nic still can’t understand the American attitude to healthcare.
A sci-fi and fantasy heavy installment that includes The Valedictorian of Being Dead, The Mastermind, Broadsword Calling Danny Boy, Tiamat’s Wrath, The Raven Tower, The Liberation, The Light Brigade and Cryptonomicon.
Includes The Incomplete Book of Running, Aching God, The Murderbot Diaries, Lies Sleeping, The Consuming Fire, and Rendezvous with Rama.
Did you know Las Vegas is kind of nutty?
Includes Hollywood Dead, Tales from the Loop, Things from the Flood, The Court of Broken Knives, and Port of Shadows.
Nic has a retinal tear and has his vision is saved by a laser.
Includes The Storm Before the Storm, White Trash, Calypso, Tell the Machine Goodnight, Prince of Fools, and Provenance.