Hixie's Natural Log

2002-09-04 02:06 UTC "I'm in the train! ... Sorry? ... No! The train!"

I don't have a mobile phone and there's a good reason... they make you stupid. And they might cause cancer (well they emit microwave radiation and you hold them to your head while they are on the high setting and leave them next to your genitals the rest of the time — you do the maths).

Having said that, I, like many others, have found my own way of sharing every experience, however mundane, to validate [my] actions. It's called a Web log.

So here are some mundane events that happened to me today:

Now, having said that I don't want a phone, what I do need is a way of getting mobile internet access on my laptop, without the bad influence of a voice-enabled device. Can you get GPRS without a phone? How about Ricochet in the UK? Could I convince the rest of Melksham to set up 802.11b repeaters?

No, I didn't think so. Sigh.