Late last year, the cell phone carriers implemented “number portability” in one hundred cities across the country.
Sonoma County is number 114 on the list. We won’t be able to keep our cell phone numbers when we change carriers until sometime this summer.
AT&T coverage seems to be getting worse. One theory is that AT&T coverage is deteriorating while AT&T converts its towers to its new GSM system – leaving fewer and fewer towers for its existing customers with TDMA phones. […] continuedRead more
I wrote some notes a couple of weeks ago about choices for broadband access in rural Sonoma County. It’s scrolling off the news page now, but it’s such stunningly lucid prose that I wanted to reassure you it’s been preserved here on my Program Tips page. You can refer to it again and again and let it guide you in your daily life. […] continuedRead more
Turn off your computers, introduce yourself to your spouse, go see a movie, play with your kids. There’s no point in being online – Bruce is on vacation. If you’re one of my clients, as always, I advise you not to use your computers at all while I’m gone – it’s not worth the risk. […] continuedRead more
Thirty years ago, on June 9, 1972, I saw the Rolling Stones at the Hollywood Palladium, the smallest venue they played in the United States on that tour. On November 4, I’ll be at the 2,400-seat Wiltern Theater in Los Angeles, the smallest venue they’re playing in the United States this time around. […] continuedRead more
I maintain this news page with Blogger, a wonderful free service that makes it easy to publish short, frequently updated posts arranged chronologically. Blogs can be set up to facilitate small group collaboration, or they can be online diaries full of adolescent angst, or they can be anything else dreamed up by a fertile imagination. […] continuedRead more
This is an interesting experiment for the bruceb news page! It’s constructed using Blogger.com, one of the most popular resources for creating an online journal. Here’s an article from MSNBC about the growth in public online journals and diaries.
Since I know you rely on my news updates, here’s a link to the old archives. […] continued