Monthly archives: December, 2010

New medicine

I’ve been happy with the Tysabri infusions for my MS. They seem to clear my head and give me more energy. Tysabri’s primary goal is to prevent new lesions and relapses, the other stuff is just a bonus. So that’s been going pretty well, we’ll see if it has stopped new lesions from forming when …

Dr. Who overload!

I watched the Dr. Who Christmas special. Thought it was a great, fun episode. Nothing very deep, but Christmasy and will tide me over until the series starts up again in the spring. In addition, I got the last “Companion Chronicle” CD that I was missing. The Companion Chronicles are a series of audio plays …

More net neutrality questions

One of the important things in net neutrality is that providers do not discriminate against certain types of data. The idea is that the network provider is not filtering content before it gets to the user. Don’t we already have this though? The Kindle has a 3G network connection, yet you can only get what …

More net neutrality worry (Fed edition)

This shocked me, it really did. Here’s a quote from Sen. Al Franken talking about some FCC regulations coming up:   Under the language of the draft Order as I understand it, it would be entirely acceptable for a mobile ISP to prioritize its own such such applications and either degrade competing applications, or, quite …

Err, maybe not…

I have an aunt that is a fan of lizards and has an appreciation of the silly things in life, so I was happy to find a comic called The Lizard of Oz. I figured it would be a fun Christmas present, and we’d all get a laugh. I got it yesterday and had a …

Chrome browser

I’ve switched over to Chrome as my primary browser. I had been using Safari exclusively for a while, but I think right now the Chrome browser is the one for me. The plain version of both of those browsers are more alike than different, but when you start adding extensions and plug-ins, some differences start …