Posts Tagged ‘High Availibility’

A Brief, Irreverent History of Ransom

In retrospect, it is probably safe to assume that drink had been taken. Lots of it. And there had to be at least two men involved (women are far too bright to participate in this kind of thing). We can also assume that each idiot reassured the other that this really was a swell idea—because one guy, no matter how drunk, could not...

Bowling and Other Disasters

Long ago, I was dispatched to a land far, far away to install a computer system and train the locals in its proper use and maintenance. The land in question is 6,524 miles (give or take a little...

Greater Expectations

In Banff’s splendid National Park, an iridescent gemstone better known as Lake Louise lies nestled beneath granite tines. There, on its North-East shore stands one of the world’s great hotels,...