The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

Go figure.

Wednesday, June 07, 2000

“Ouch. Ouch. Ouch.”

I'm watching the Discovery Channel and I see these new commercials they have advertising themselves (and their website). They're great! Cheesy costumes, bad acting and non-existant special effects. I really found the one with the meteorite one very funny.

[monotone voice] I learned that most meteorites burn up in the Earth's atmosphere. [All burst into flames]
[also monotone voice] Ah. Atmosphere. Ah.
Ah. Atmosphere.

Very funny stuff.

Electric Network

Reading the Slashdot thread on networking via electrical outlets there was mention of the Intelogis PassPort Powerline Adaptor which allows data transfer over existing electrical wiring and apparently available at CompUSA and other like stores. It's a bit late to head over to CompUSA, but tomarrow I'll see if I can pick it up if it's cheap enough. At 300kbps it won't be fast, but it's fast enough for what I want to use it for.

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