VT shooting and video game violence

Once again the anti-video game sheep like Dumb Video Game Laws Lawyer Jack Thompson, and Oprah’s favorite shrink, Dr. Phil, and others have started to blame video games for the massacre at VT, without looking at the facts.  Their over generalization and constant finger pointing at the video game industry is not going to solve […]

FBI invited to Second Life’s virtual casinos

From CNN.com, FBI investigators have visited Second Life’s Internet casinos at the invitation of the virtual world’s creator Linden Lab, but the U.S. government has not decided on the legality of virtual gambling. “We have invited the FBI several times to take a look around in Second Life and raise any concerns they would like, […]

Camelot to be destroyed

The famed Camelot Parkside Hotel, where the likes of Richard Nixon, Elvis Presley, and many other famous visitors, once stayed is slated to be demolished in September. The current owners of the hotel, The Maharishi Ayur-Ved University, have let the once grand structure fall apart. Google Location of the Camelot Hotel The Camelot, is just […]

Oklahoma Legislature taking tech seriously

I know in the past I have railed my state’s legislature for failing to do proper research when it comes to bills involving technology.  (see: Oklahoma outlaws violent video games)  Well they finally decided to expand the Consumer Protection laws against automated dialing programs used by telemarketers and debt collection agencies.  The bill even goes […]

What is Blog$hares?

Blog$hares is a blog stockmarket where players invest in other blogs on the web, mimicking the stock market. So you got a blog like mine or like Subwolf (one of the coolest B$ players and admin)? And you want to get links without paying for those really bad link exchanges or spamming your web address […]

Rumor: Google is coming to Oklahoma

Hot news from today’s Tulsa World! Google is looking to come to Pryor, Oklahoma, to use the MidAmerica facilities to use.  The Greater River & Dam Authority (GRDA) is reporting that a customer in November requested electrical use upto 15 MegaWatts.  If someone was having a datacenter built, that would explain all of the power […]

Google Apps running on mattluria.com

Yes folks, you are reading this right.  I have moved portions of the website to Google Hosted Applications.  Everything from email, to word processing, calendar, and secure login to certain pages have been converted. My webhost is wonderful and he helped me with the transition. I think Google could have a real Microsoft killer by […]