The Internet is a wonderful and dangerous place. Not dangerous in a “watch out for the weirdos” way (although it is sometimes that too), but rather in the way that the plethora of information can suck you in and not let go. So my stumbling upon LifeHacker is probably both a blessing and a curse. The description that appears in the sidebar states:
Computers make us more productive. Yeah, right. LifeHacker recommends the software downloads and web sites that actually save time. Don’t live to geek; geek to live.
This isn’t entirely accurate, as the subjects at LifeHacker deviate from this quite often. It might be more accurate if they simply said:
Stuff that interests Pat
In other news, Apple today announced the iPhone, and boy does it look cool. I won’t be buying one anytime soon, as I don’t have my own cell phone (Kate and I share one). I’ll go out on a limb and bet that Ken will be the first person I know to own one.