2008 Archives

2008
Dec
31
Week in Review
“Everyone is writing "year in review" posts, but it has been a long enough time ...”
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Ebenezer's Snow Failure
“Ebenezer's previous day in the snow, back in 2005, was fun but uneventful. He went ...”
2 comments
In which Norman is confused & annoyed by deep snow
“Norman, our newish kitty--the stray one we adopted--is only about two years old. This means ...”
20
Waiting for slow busses in snow
“Good evening! It's freakin' cold outside. We have had snow, off and on, ...”
14
Are Flickr Friends Electric?
“I just realized that I had a huge number of people on Flickr marked as ...”
Portland Snow
1 comments
04
Star Trek iPhone Ringtone
“I finally got a little tired of my You Look Nice Today Boop Boop Boop ...”
2 comments
02
LJ Cleaner Greasemonkey Script
“If anyone is interested, I wrote a Greasemonkey script that removes Delicious and Twitter cross-posts ...”
iPhone Volume Peeve
Nov
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Black Pepper Martinis!
“I totally forgot to include in my last post, about the pig heart, the other ...”
2 comments
Ketchup Post
1 comments
03
Oct
29
DST Workaround
“Quick and easy fix to the alarm clock time change issue I posted the other ...”
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DST one week warning!
“This is your one week warning for the upcoming clock change! Do you know ...”
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The food chain in action
“"There is a mouse-width trough through my loaf of bread. I think our cats are ...”
20
Ignite Portland 4
“The list of talks for Ignite Portland 4 has been published. Mark your calendars ...”
Heat map of election hackability
2 comments
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Mow Town
“This morning, I saw a gardening truck for a company named "Mow Town." It ...”
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Inbox Zero again
1 comments
05
04
Administrivia - no more MySpace cross-posting
Financial Market Models
“The other day, I heard about people who made some computer models of the financial ...”
2 comments
My life, the bad sitcom
“Kim: Did the timer go off? Me: I didn't hear it. Kim: You didn't hear it? Timer: *brrrrrring* Me: ...”
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Sep
28
Economies of Scale
“A billion is a thousand million, or 1,000,000,000 or 1 x 109. Amount of money requested ...”
1 comments
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Can't eat, clowns will sleep me.
“Three little pill bottles, lined up like soldiers. One is used to treat anthrax. Two cause nausea. One ...”
5 comments
19
iPhone 3G USB power adapter recall
“If you have an iPhone 3G, note that there is a recall on the ultracompact ...”
Windows, Not Walls
15
Reactor
“Everybody knows that songs can trigger emotional reactions. Do you have any songs that ...”
All of my hairs have been cut
1 comments
10
Recent acquisitions
“The Mac Mini hooked up to the TV: upgradinated! When did memory become so cheap? ...”
06
Working in the trenches
“I just showered while wearing clothing. It was not delightful and invigorating. It ...”
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SE Portland Streetcar Survey
“Anyone in Portland who would like to have a say in the future routes of ...”
Google Chrome
“I haven't read this on any of the geek news sites yet, but flipzagging posted ...”
Aug
Jul
31
Flugtag 2008
“Remember Flugtag in 2004? There's one this year--Saturday, in fact. Details are on ...”
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iPhone location issues no longer an issue
“Just to circle back to my post about field-testing the iPhone in Seattle last weekend, ...”
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Free as in Beer
“It looks like Mozilla and company are offering up some free beer at the Jupiter ...”
In which I start to ponder the effectiveness of homeowners insurance
“"What's that smell? Is something on fire? It smells like something is burning. ...”
22
iPhone Geocaching
“Something I wanted to mark for future reference (with "future" perhaps being as soon as ...”
Two More Things
21
Non-ARG, Bellydance Weekend!
“As I've lamented in various other places, this weekend was not ARGfest for me (despite ...”
17
Ow
“Today, I am in a world of pain -- and I do not mean that ...”
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i has a iPhone
“Yesterday, I bussed it down to Pioneer Square and consulted multiple kiosks to locate the ...”
ARGfest
08
LCD demo video
“People ask me what I do for a living. There are several answers to ...”
What is old?
“I thought I had a pretty good notion of who adults were and who kids ...”
1 comments
My life in pictures
1 comments
05
02
Frack That!
“Oh, noes! They're closing the Star Trek Experience in Vegas? That sucks!”
Another LiveJournal Account Change
Jun
30
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Evernote?
“Do any of you folks use Evernote? What do you use it for? How ...”
21
Photoblogtastico!
1 comments
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Spore!
“I'm downloading the new demo of the Creator Creator right now. I have to ...”
1 comments
15
$500K south of the volcano
“Every once in a while, it occurs to me that I live about a mile ...”
14
Ass burgers!
“Without Kim around to keep me in check, I wonder if I am just a ...”
3 comments
13
Dreamhost "invites"
“It increasingly seems like people enjoy bashing Dreamhost these days, but I haven't experienced any ...”
12
The geometry of butter
“BrianEnigma: Oregon has crappy butter geometry. I tweeted that earlier tonight and expect some amount of ...”
3 comments
In which I become a young adult for a week
1 comments
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Ghostly coffee maker
“Every morning, the grind-n-brew coffee maker greets me with warm, delicious coffee. It has ...”
03
In which we learn the perils of a rimshot
“vpisteve: sadtrombone.com has now been banned from the office BrianEnigma: @vpisteve I decompiled the Flash and ...”
3 comments
02
In which JiveUrinal is asymmetrically f'ed up
4 comments
Weird Dream
“Last night, I had dreams in which I was fighting robots. It was all ...”
01
May
30
Google's new icon
2 comments
29
Bioshock on the iPhone?
Beaker & Flask and "the miracle fruit"
“I have seen several reference to several articles on those berries that do hallucinogenic things ...”
1 comments
28
My LOST Predictions
1 comments
27
New Apps!
“The new Delicious Library is out! This one includes pretty easy website publishing. ...”
Misconceptions
Flickr?
2 comments
25
Four Years
1 comments
22
Balance Board
1 comments
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Dodgeball to Brightkite, take 2
“Ignore the Dodgeball-to-Brightkite migration hint I posted the other day about checkin notifications. I ...”
Scarlett Covering Tom
“I guess the Scarlett-Johansson-covering-Tom-Waits album is available for listening, for those that enjoy aural pain.”
Email Update #2
“Back in September, I issued a warning about my email address. If you have ...”
11
LJ Comments
“Dear LiveJournal peeps, There are many of you (I've specifically run into this with sakkaranoush and ...”
Pictures, Invites, and Question
Political Feature Matrix
1 comments
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Apr
30
The floor is made of lava
“Did you ever play the lava game as a kid? The subject came up ...”
3 comments
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One OLPC Laptop: For Sale
“I forgot to mention it when it was first listed, but my OLPC Laptop is ...”
1 comments
01
April Fools!
“Dear Internet, Your attempts at April Fools jokes in recent years have been increasingly sad and ...”
2 comments
Mar
30
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Signs of Change
2 comments
27
Online Library Catalog Thingers [Updated x2]
“A while back, I looked at some of the online library websites -- you know, ...”
3 comments
26
Micro Blogs?
“Dear Internet, I am not certain that I understand why people have both a blog (e.g. ...”
6 comments
24
OS X VPN?
1 comments
20
Ceiling Cat is watching you stand around the coffeemaker
2 comments
LJ Content Strike?
“I keep hearing murmurings of a LiveJournal content strike. I understand the reasons behind ...”
4 comments
16
Interesting Twitter updates followed by a rant
“A few interesting Twitter updates from the past month or two... * Someone needs to invent ...”
7 comments
Jacuzzi is a go! I repeat, jacuzzi is a go!
7 comments
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Absinthe Vodka
“If you had an anise-flavored vodka (specifically Green Moon Vodka à Absinthe Essence), what drinks ...”
2 comments
05
Toilet Repair
5 comments
Ghosts analysis
“$750,000 in three days and it only took 10 weeks to produce? I'd say ...”
1 comments
03
Ghosts
3 comments
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Feb
29
Two Words
“Two words: bacon cups”
1 comments
28
Downtown Uwajimaya?
“We may be getting a Uwajimaya downtown! Yeay! I love Uwajimaya but hate having ...”
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WAlKWAY -->
“Holy cow! It's a blog devoted to handwritten signs with letters in all-caps, except ...”
20
MacBook Pro, Dead on Arrival
“I took my MacBook Pro in to the Apple Store today.  For some reason, I ...”
4 comments
19
Laptop Woes
“My laptop currently seems to be f'ed in the a.  It has been behaving a ...”
1 comments
16
Chocolate strawberries
Professor Layton
Belated Update #1
“It is time for my belated post about Ignite Portland 2. I did not ...”
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That thing?
“That thing? On the television and internets tonight? Was that an episode of ...”
1 comments
2 comments
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Updates Forthcoming
“I've been meaning to write a blog entry for a couple of weeks now. ...”
06
Terminator annoyance
“So I have been watching Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles and something has been bugging ...”
4 comments
05
Superbowl commericals podcast feed?
“Does anyone know of an RSS (video podcast) feed for this year's Superbowl commercials? ...”
3 comments
02
Staple Gun
“I just tried to treat a staple gun like a real gun. "Okay, I've ...”
1 comments
You Suck at Photoshop 5
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Links
“Please take warning: this post will consist almost entirely of other people's content and links ...”
Jan
29
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iPhone 1.1.3 Jailbreak, Attempt 2
“It turns out that the 1.1.3 jailbreak instructions from iPhone Atlas is pretty much the ...”
2 comments
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The little things
“Little things that feel good: * Performing a lane change on a freeway with those nubbily ...”
2 comments
A real-life ARG
“This story of the search for the owner of a digital camera left in a ...”
You suck at Photoshop 4
2 comments
25
iPhone 1.1.3 Jailbreak, Attempt 1
“My first attempt at the iPhone 1.1.3 jailbreak: FAIL. I previously installed 1.1.3 in preparation for ...”
4 comments
Update
“For those that only look at new posts and new feed items, never going back ...”
24
Thanksgiving in January
“I feel like I've been a complain-o-tron on the blog recently. This bugs me ...”
1 comments
Upcoming Issues
“It seems that Upcoming.org is about as dead to me as Dodgeball was. The ...”
3 comments
23
Online Backup Redux
“In response to my online backup question, I have narrowed things down to two finalists: 1. ...”
Ignite Portland #2
“I'll probably be going to the Ignite Portland event in February. Anyone else interested? "If ...”
1 comments
In which I comment upon Heath Ledger's untimely demise
“It seems that every person with a blog, in the last 24-ish hours, has parroted ...”
5 comments
21
Online Backup?
“Dear Lazyweb, Recently, I have been scanning and shredding financial documents dating back to 2000. ...”
9 comments
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jPod, the series?
“It is either going to be outrageously good or outrageously horrible, but those wacky Canadians ...”
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Macworld Thoughts
“Of the things announced by El Steveo, I have to say that I'm thrilled by ...”
10 comments
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These are the people in your neighborhood, in your neigh-bor-hood...
“The car has a new clutch! Well, not technically the clutch, but the master ...”
1 comments
Moving pictures with synchronized sound
“A few TV/Movie thoughts while I'm waiting on replacement clutch cylinders... To use a quote/show-title from ...”
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Macworld Predictions
“Macworld is around the corner, and that always means new products will be announced and ...”
1 comments
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Red and Black
“The Red and Black is back, now at their new location!”
1 comments
Album Cover
1 comments
10
Taken out of context
“I have lube for my yo-yo.”
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The Post-Apocalyptic Workout
“The Post-Apocalyptic Workout looks interesting. It's all about surviving "at the end of the ...”
2 comments
08
Minor Update
1 comments
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It's a tarp!
2 comments
Items!
“Clothes! The other day, Substitute twittered "Internet + consistent sizing = jeans by mail. Yay." ...”
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Find815
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