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Homestar Cartoons
Enjoy some great flash cartoons.  I particularly like anything with StrongBad in it…
Monday Sep 30, 2002 | 0 Comments
Eric Conveys an Emotion
Now this one is just… odd.  Go see Eric convey an emotion or suggest a new one for him to try.  There are some fantastic completed ones, so be sure to scroll down the list.
Monday Sep 30, 2002 | 0 Comments
Gaming performance with 2k/XP
This is a pretty interesting article about maximizing gaming performance with a Windows 2000 or XP computer.  Since I may be upgrading to XP myself sometime, this could well come in handy…
Thursday Sep 26, 2002 | 0 Comments
XHTML 2.0 and you
IBM has presented what I think is the best summary and description of what will probably be in XHTML 2.0 that I’ve seen.  You probably won’t care at all if you’re not a web developer, but if you are, XHTML 2.0 is going to be …
Thursday Sep 26, 2002 | 0 Comments
Help create a typeface
There’s a really interesting experiment (?) going on over at Typophile: you can help create a typeface.  It’s a sort of “hive mind” experiment where you get to choose whether one pixel for a letter is black or white.  Every other visitor gets to choose …
Wednesday Sep 25, 2002 | 0 Comments
I AM a Colossal Death Robot!
I’ve always wondered which Colossal Death Robot I would be if I were ever suddenly transformed into one.  I’m sure you have, too.  Well, now you can find out.  Of course, this wouldn’t be complete without telling you who I am:Check it out, you’re an …
Monday Sep 23, 2002 | 0 Comments
Arr!  Shiver me timbers, land-lubber!
Avast, matey!  It be “Talk Like a Pirate” day!  So button down those hatches, make your enemies walk the plank, and grab a couple of tankards of ale for yourself! Yaarrrgghh!
Thursday Sep 19, 2002 | 0 Comments
Lots of Robots
Created by Andy Murdock, Lots of Robots is an “animated creation myth”.  Check out the “making of” section and read through it for more information.  The animation is simply beautiful, the music is fantastic, and the story (so far) is quite interesting.  I’m definitely looking …
Thursday Sep 12, 2002 | 0 Comments
A letter to himself
James Lileks writes a letter to be read by the James Lileks of one year ago.  It’s a very powerful and insightful piece.
Thursday Sep 12, 2002 | 0 Comments
Chronicles of George
This web site is a collection of helpdesk tickets from its webmaster’s previous job.  The tickets, of course, star “George”.  Who is George, you ask?George is, quite simply, the worst helpdesk technician ever. His grasp on the written word is shakier than a canoe full …
Wednesday Sep 11, 2002 | 1 Comment
All porn… All day…
Look at that… two entries in a row that deal with porn in some way.  I wonder if that means something? It appears that a politician running for a seat in Sweden’s parliament is calling for porn to be broadcast every Saturday.  It’s her belief …
Thursday Sep 5, 2002 | 0 Comments
ASCII pr0n
That’s a new one.  Pr0n (or “porn” for some of you) in ASCII form.  There are the typical still pictures converted to ASCII.  You may remember similar stuff from way back when you started with computers.  Assuming you started early enough, that is. What really …
Wednesday Sep 4, 2002 | 0 Comments
Greece bans all video games
This is just bizarre.  According to CNET.com news, the Greek government has banned all electronic games across the country.  This includes computer games, consoles, portable games, and even mobile phone games.Internet cafes will be allowed to continue to operate, providing no games-playing takes place. If …
Wednesday Sep 4, 2002 | 0 Comments
Harry Potter’s Vibrating Broomstick
I haven’t seen Harry Potter and I haven’t read the book—frankly, I have no desire to do either.  I don’t understand why huge droves of adults are going crazy over a series of childrens’ books.  Well, maybe I’m starting to understand now… Mattel has come …
Monday Sep 2, 2002 | 6 Comments
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