Ever since the Grammy’s when Whitney went into hysterics over Lauryn Hill’s win I’ve thought ‘WHAT is she on??’. Well now we know. It’s only a bit of blow. It’s not right, but it’s ok…
Mp3.com now has my.mp3.com which allows you to put all the legal CDs you own on line. You download a piece of software called Beam-It, which recognises your CDs ID and sends it to mp3.com. If the CD is already in their database, the tracks will appear on your personal page, from where you can play them. If not, a request is sent to mp3.com to include the CD. Saves me dragging my discs to work!
I never even asked for it, but people have been sending me voicemails (+31 20 8839888) nevertheless. So far, nobody’s got past their operators. I’m sorry, you can’t call collect!
I finally got my new contract (been working without one since November). They’ve changed my job description to webmaster/designer. I don’t think that’s what I am, especially the ‘webmaster’ part. I still have my resume up at Monsterboard, just for the hell of it. Multec recruiters called to see if I was interested working for them. Checking out their site I found out they do detachment, recruitment and selection for ‘highly qualified technical personnel’. I don’t think that description fits me either. I don’t know what the hell I am. I always wanted to be a journalist… but I guess I’m just a geek.
Holland’s IT magazine ‘Automatiseringsgids‘ reports on the ‘fastest internet in the world’. The Netherlands will soon have the fastest Internet in the world when its universities will be connected to the Gigaport project at 2,5 GB per second. Next year, bandwidth will expand to 20 Gbps. Within three years, speed on the backbone will rise to 80 Gbps. ‘A record.; says Kees Neggers, head of Surfnet. Gosh. Lucky us.