Monthly Archive: July 2008

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DC Restaurant Week, Aug. 11-17

From OpenTable.com: DC Restaurant Week Gourmet Prix-Fixe Menus August 11-17, 2008 Enjoy special three-course, prix fixe menus at some of the city’s best restaurants. Pricing: $20.08 lunches, $3035.08 dinners; prices are per person and do not include beverage, tax or...

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One step closer to Minority Report…

Gizmo Lovers and Dave Zatz both reported today on the TiVo & Amazon team-up to enable on-screen product purchasing: By teaming with Amazon.com, TiVo enables viewers to purchase products related to their favorite TV shows or that they’ve seen in...

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iBlog therefore iAm… an iPhone owner

The WordPress for iPhone application is live and quite handy, actually. I doubt it can make me a great iPhone typist but it doesn’t appear to rely on being connected to a signal to work. You can’t edit previous online...

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a little geek emo moment

Any geek worth their salt should know why getting this catalog/junk mail today made me laugh at first, and then feel a bit sad. It also made me wonder what the hell mailing list my address got stuck on. Also...

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The Dark Knight sold out, all right.

Disclaimer: I haven’t seen it yet, so I have drunk neither Kool-Aid nor Haterade. My feelings on the as yet unseen movie aren’t so optimistic though, mainly because everyone that’s seen it sounds like they had liberal sips of the...

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into the burbs…

Metro’d out to Clarendon to meet up with James and tool around a bit. Despite the heat I just had to get out of the house, stir craziness was catching up with me. We hit Silver Diner, walked around bit,...

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This might be my Joss Whedon Tipping Point

I have never truly been a fan of anything Joss Whedon put out, mostly because I just never got started on things, and by the time everyone was having their fanboygasms about the shows, they were well into their arcs...

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10 points in Presence

When I used to play the RPG Vampire the Masquerade in both tabletop and LARP forms, there was a vampiric ability called Presence. It allowed the user to influence the emotions and actions of others. In terms of social networking,...

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afternoon geekin’

I’m totally loving this site, The Periodic Table of Videos from the University of Nottingham. A short video about each element is available by clicking on the table or by checking out their YouTube profile. Lauren Cooper clearly needs no...