Category: geek

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So very true…

There are times that I’m very glad I don’t have to code anything too terribly “web flashy” at work, because I already spend enough time trying figure out why perfectly valid code still refuses to render properly in IE. I...

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I. Am. In. No. Mood.

Remarked by me this morning as I was dealing with a “crisis” around the office: I am having a ‘fat day’. And you do not want to mess with a single gay man in his mid-30s having a ‘fat day’,...

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It was a dark and stormy night.

The 2008 results of the Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest have been posted. Entrants are invited to submit bad opening sentences to imaginary novels. This year’s winning entry is pretty good, but what really give me the lulz was the winner for...

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Music is for profit, not fun!

I won’t say that I didn’t see this coming, but I have been dreading it. Pandora may be near shutting down. Last year, an obscure federal panel ordered a doubling of the per-song performance royalty that Web radio stations pay...

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gadgets: a Personal Cone of Silence

I should have listened sooner, really. A few years back, when Tom still worked in my office, he suggested a pair of Shure headphones to go with my iPod. Advising that they were expensive, but worth it. I think I...

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and time… is still marching on

Oh yeah, it’s that time of year. That explains my mood perfectly! It’s about a month before my birthday and it seems like no matter how carefree I may or may not have been all year, for the next 30...

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lol: iz made of choclat?

From the deadline USA blog at The Guardian comes LOL Bush. A LOL Cats inspired look at some photos taken during President Bush’s visit to the Olympic Games.

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Learning (from others’ failure) is Fun!

Do you like watching train wrecks? Of course you do, you’re an American with a television! How about educational train wrecks? If that concept didn’t blow your mind, you should be keeping up with You Suck At Photoshop. It’s a...

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a very catchy tune indeed

This is a jingle that it’s been pretty difficult to avoid as its been used in both a car and a snack chip commercial. Something about the simplicity of it really grabbed me. I idly wondered what it was but...