Archive for November, 2009

Ignoble
November 27, 2009

“Science Friday” has just wasted another week on the Ignoble Prizes. It’s amazing how dreadful that show can be.

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Movies
November 27, 2009

I don’t watch movies. When I was a kid, in the 1950s, I used to love them, and could remember them from beginning to end. What has changed? It occurs to me that too often, I’ve emerged from movies feeling terrible. It’s not my fault; it’s the movies’.

AVG Trouble
November 26, 2009

I seem to be having trouble with my AVG Anti-Virus program, because my browser, or Adobe Reader, and perhaps other programs, lose the focus inexplicably from time to time, and when I press Alt+Tab to switch among applications, I see the AVG logo, and when it’s selected, the words “Web Browser”, for instance, show up, without allowing me to select any AVG application. When I go back to the browser, AVG disappears from among the running applications.