Girls and boys, it’s a short, strange trip on TR Out Loud this week. We had Boxfiddler on the phone, a five-way tie in the Thumbs Up arena, and Beth made Sonja blush right there in the studio. It’s a pity you couldn’t see it! Listen to the podcast.

Top discussion threads:

  1. Wal-Mart’s PC romance ends: What does it mean for Linux?
  2. Kentucky considers banning anonymous forum posting?
  3. TR Out Loud – March 14
  4. Sanity check: If you’re working on IT-business alignment, you’ve already lost
  5. Assemble the perfect system administrator’s toolkit

Most “Thumbs Up” in the TR Questions arena this week?

  1. OH Smeg
  2. bart777
    True Blue
  3. TheChas
  4. ThumbsUp2
  5. jdclyde




    Old Mycroft

Question of the Week:
Provided by Boxfiddler: How long until data transfer speeds are fast enough to allow remote surgery? And, How many people would use haptic interface to have sex?
Send your answers to TROL at or call toll free (866)-414-CNET (2638). You can also leave a voice message on Skype at TR Out Loud (tr.out.loud). Keep your answers under 30 seconds, or we won’t consider them! If we use your answer in next week’s show, you’ll get some TR gear, like T-shirts, mugs, etc.