Monthly Archive: March 2009

Changes are afoot

Changing themes.  And stuff. Update: I am now using plain vanilla uncustomized Thematic as my theme. The pink and black was hurting my eyes, and I didn’t like the way the theme styled headings. In a few weeks, months, or whenever I have time, I may sit down and do something about the unending...

On misunderstood directions

Image via Wikipedia Me: I want to go to the airport. Zem: That’ll be 500 francs. Me: What?!? 300 francs. Zem: No problem! 400! Me: 300 or go away. Zem: No. problem! We take off in a vaguely wrong direction. 5 minutes later, I ask him “Are we going in the right direction?” Zem:...

On connectivity in Benin

I never thought I’d say this, but thank goodness for Benin Telecoms! A conversation with Jon Gosier on Twitter a few weeks ago revealed that in Uganda, he pays literally 10 times as much a month as we do, for the same connection. Can you imagine paying $600 a month for less than 256kb/s?...