DantoTheDumbo

All about me and links I like.

Email: anthonydcosta@gmail.com

August 31, 2004

Wireless carrier will harrass friends if you’re a deadbeat

Manish Jethani discovered that Hutch had been calling up the numbers of people he had recently contacted, asking for information about where he was and requesting that he pay his bill

August 26, 2004

Let the music play on, play on, play on...

Superb photograph by squarewithin

Anjum Nair

Tributes:1, 2, 3, 4, 5...

August 23, 2004

McHappy 25th anniversary

Happy Meals are served at 31,000 restaurants in more than 100 countries and have made McDonald's the world's biggest distributor of toys

August 22, 2004

Computer turns life into cartoons

Highlighting key figures makes animation from video

Advice for blog software vendors

Two pieces of free advice for MovableType, TypePad, Blogger, LiveJournal et al

Nintendo controller hot pant

The grey hot pants have the controller on the front and the logo across the back in red; 95 percent cotton; 5 percent spandex. Hand wash cold. Hang dry. Imported

PS: Sorry, sold out!

August 21, 2004

Take the psychopath test

A new study has found that the colleague sitting at the desk next to you could well be an 'office psychopath'

Graphic designer fired after heckling Bush

'I was told that my actions reflected badly on the company and that a client was upset,' Glen Hiller said.
God Bless America!

Convention chaos

A day by day guide to help stop you from being am-Bush-ed

Solar-powered toothpasteless toothbrush

Bite into a bright and sunny day, everyday?

August 20, 2004

Chicago Tribune columnist stops column for blog

According to Cyberjournalist, Chicago Tribune columnist Eric Zorn has stopped writing his column so he can devote more time to his blog

10 features for a perfect browser

There are some great browsers out there. But they all seem to have some slight niggles, different for each, that make it hard to kick back and enjoy them

Whom do you work for? 8 types of bosses

Key to survival is right attitude, language, behavior


Booze it up without drinking

A machine that combines alcohol and oxygen to create an inhalable alcoholic mist is set to debut in New York City

August 19, 2004

Total TV

My former boss, Vinod Mehta, is planning a 24-hour Delhi-centric infotainment channel

August 17, 2004

Feel free to explore other browsers

Microsoft has been able to achieve browser dominance, but it is demonstrably not because of any technical superiority

August 16, 2004

The Internet is now the internet

Effective with this sentence, Wired News will no longer capitalize the 'I' in internet.
At the same time, Web becomes web and Net becomes net

August 12, 2004

Your photocopier has a virus

No, thank you, my office photocopier is fine. Methinks my office printer has a virus

August 10, 2004

How to add a cigarette lighter to your PC

Prithviraj Hegde and Gang, please to note! And here's another cig lighter!

August 07, 2004

The Phonesafe

Someone found an even geekier way to carry your cellphone around than in a holster attached to your belt