Tag: telecom

  1. Thought for the day.

    30 July 2010

    If your morning divination returns the following result, maybe you should call off sick and go back to bed:

    "We're sorry, but your call did not go through. Please check the directory and try your call again later. Code 1-7."


  2. If only the private sector got turnaround times like this.

    03 June 2009

    Not too far away from where I live is Tyson's Corner, Virginia, a veritable hotspot of commerce, .com site headquarters, overpriced stores, and shopping malls of assorted shapes, sizes, and funny looks given if you walk in wearing ripped jeans and a "DIE YUPPIE SCUM" t-shirt. Since I moved into the DC metroplex back in '05 the Tyson's Corner area has been in one stage or another of the planning and construction of a new Metrorail station. Obviously, this involves a certain amount of disruption of daily life from crews busily tearing up the roads, highways, sidwalks, and parking lots …