Hugh McGuire

publishing, technology, media, philosophy, a bit of politics.

ROR developers

Any ROR developers looking for some work? A friend has a contract coming up, 3 months, decent money. Probably needs 2 sets of hands. Let me know if you want me to put you in touch.

stelco: corporate canada’s garagesale

Another Canadian corporate giant gets sold off, this time steelmaker Stelco goes to American company US Steel. I’ve written about this before. Pretty soon, we won’t have any big companies left in Canada – tho the recent economic turmoil caused by bad subprime mortgages, means that cheap capital will be drying up, and we’ll see […]

gonzales resigns

Says the NY Times: Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales, whose tenure has been marred by controversy and accusations of perjury before Congress, has resigned. A senior administration official said he would announce the decision later this morning in Washington.

massive internet crash

Things appear to be working fine today, but I guess it was touch and go for a while: Reminds me a little of downtown Montreal.