Finally finished my latest user guide... 160 pages full of craaap about telco stuff. It will be nice getting that out of my head... maybe I can sleep in for a few days.
Internet connectivity at home still majorly sucks. Looks like Covad finally disconnected me after about a year or so... Called up an old friend of mine there who handles their TAC department, only to find out that he's getting laid off and they axed the best support team they've got. ALL YOUR SUPPORT BELONGS TO
It's a shame about Covad. They were the first company to stand up to the phone companies and offer DSL service, and now its uncertain they'll ever recover. They have funding until the middle of next year, so I think they will recover, but until they do, they are in the valley of the shadow of death, and things are looking none too bright right now. If they go under, you might as well just hand your wallet over to the phone/cable company of your choice. They love you and give you choice... and it's got to be true. It says so on the television.
Either way, the plug has been pulled on my DSL, but I heard from my friend of an insider way of "borrowing" cable connectivity from AT&T Broadband, since I already have them as my cable provider. Tempted, tempted, tempted...
God bless my geekily endowed friends, every one of you.