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The Video Post
After browsing YouTube and some other places, I figured I’d just share some of the videos I came across.  I think they’re all pretty good, but judge for yourself. Urban Ninja—This guy is simply amazing: flipping and jumping and springing everywhere.  Wish I could do …
Sunday Jan 29, 2006 | 0 Comments
Sick of Unsound Arguments
Mac vs. PC arguments always end up somewhere that neither side should have gone.  At some point in the argument, Godwin’s Law will come into play, causing the side that played that card to immediately lose the argument. Well, here’s something else I think can …
Friday Jan 27, 2006 | 13 Comments
Bubbly Tooltips
This site has been using Nice Titles on this site for over two years now.  Well, Alessandro over at web-graphics.com has put up an alternate way to do the same sort of thing that he titles Bubble Tooltips.  The functionality is largely the same, but …
Friday Jan 27, 2006 | 3 Comments
Bush as Text Adventure
Matthew Baldwin of “Defective Yeti” has posted what the Bush presidency might look like if it were a text adventure game. > EXAMINE CHAIRS They are two several chairs arranged around the center of the room, along with two couches. Under one couch you find …
Thursday Jan 19, 2006 | 2 Comments
Encoding?  More like BEENcoding
That title’s funnier if you pronounce it like Strong Bad.  Anyway. Methods: Old (total time 45min. - 2hrs. 35min.):Transcode DivX file to MPEG-2 video and AC3 audio streams: 30 min. - 2 hrs.Multiplex MPEG-2 video and AC3 streams into DVD track data: 10-20min.Burn DVD: 5-15min.New …
Friday Jan 13, 2006 | 0 Comments
iTunes or spyTunes?
[UPDATE: Apple has made a statement regarding the MiniStore data, stating with certainty that they do not collect the data.  It is sent to the iTMS to get the related links, and is discarded.  No information even identifying that data as coming from you is …
Wednesday Jan 11, 2006 | 4 Comments
Macworld San Francisco Keynote Today
All times Central Standard 9:26am - Apple Store still open, .Mac, however, is down 10:10am - Apple Store down 10:55am - People are taking their seats 11:06am - Things settle down, program about to begin, albiet a few minutes late 11:08am - Steve relates all …
Tuesday Jan 10, 2006 | 3 Comments
Thank You, Chuck Norris
If, by some chance, you don’t get the title reference then you need to watch more Vince Vaughn movies.  Anyway… Chuck Norris is awexome, we all know this.  If you don’t know that, then you deserve a roundhouse kick to the face.  Just in case …
Monday Jan 9, 2006 | 4 Comments
Vista Impresses this Mac OS X Diehard
I have to admit, despite its delays and complaints about IE7’s shortcomings, it looks like Microsoft may be taking this OS in the right direction.  And it’s not just write-ups, or Microsoft employee blogs telling information about Vista, these are keynote address live videos. Enjoy.  …
Saturday Jan 7, 2006 | 1 Comment
TiVo Series3: HDTV, Baby!
This makes me excited.  Oh yes, it definitely does.  On display at CES this week is the forthcoming (mid-to-late 2006, apparently) TiVo Series3 box.  MegaZone has the full post with info, but here are some highlights: HTDV support.  CableCARD support.  Dual tuners (actually, 6 tuners …
Friday Jan 6, 2006 | 1 Comment
Linux on an Axim X3i
If you found this post via Google, you can thank the masterful web codery that flows from Chris Curtis’s fingers.  Two points for designing a site that conforms to web standards, and a bonus point to Google for noticing.  I’m sorry if you came here …
Wednesday Jan 4, 2006 | 0 Comments
Rick Has a Blog.  Again.
Somehow, I completely missed this news.  Well, actually, I know exactly how I missed it, but that’s not the point.  The point is that Rick Ellis (oh he of pMachine and ExpressionEngine fame) has a new weblog going.  He previously had one going and then …
Tuesday Jan 3, 2006 | 0 Comments
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