2009 Archives

2009
Dec
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Podcast vs Netcast and LG Electronics
“A few years ago, Apple started cracking down on companies that used the term "Pod" ...”
27
Putting the "material" in non-materialistic Christmas
“This Christmas at the Enigma/Sakkara house was very simple, very understated.  In fact, Christmas vacation ...”
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Flashback: thump, scraaaape... thump, scraaaape...
“I started blogging in 2001. Prior to that I had a couple of website ...”
2 comments
18
Farewell, Quicken for Mac
“I have been a Quicken user for some time.  I started using it on ...”
08
Twilight? You mean the ELO hit?
“Before about six months ago, I had never heard of Twilight.  Now I see it ...”
Nov
30
LJProxy: From friend-locked LiveJournal posts to Google Reader
“I have been on Live­Jour­nal since 2001.  I have had a Per­ma­nent Account since 2005.  ...”
29
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Snazzy-Archives, Filtered
Ham is the new bacon
“Maybe it is just a "Plate o' Shrimp" moment, but after a significant amount of ...”
27
The routine Giving of Thanks post, with a side of Black Friday
“Last night I went to Thanksgiving dinner at a friend's house. It was sort ...”
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Oct
29
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A city full of BRIAN-iacs?
The psychology of Wordpress upgrades & plugins
“WordCamp Portland was last month. Although WordPress 2.8 has made upgrading one-click easy, there ...”
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Laser cut oats
“For years I have walked by the "steel cut oats" bin at the grocery store ...”
11
Monkey Fists
6 comments
Zombies in the Manger
Write it down in a dream notebook
“I had a dream last night in which some old popular band reunited. There ...”
05
02
Sep
24
WHACK it!
Holmes on homes
“There is a really excellent Sherlock Holmes quote that, for the life of me, I ...”
23
"I Wish..." [Updated]
“The other morning, I woke up and had to deal with an unpleasant fresh spill ...”
1 comments
22
Followup: my podcast subscriptions
“After posting a blogroll of sorts on Friday, listing all RSS feeds I subscribe to, ...”
18
My RSS subscriptions
“I got into a lunchtime discussion of RSS today. Apparently, one of my coworkers ...”
2 comments
Last weekend's DASH puzzle hunt
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Exploring Scribblenauts -or- adventures in scribblespace
“I picked up Scribblenauts the other night. In case you have been living under ...”
2 comments
16
The hidden cost of the Kindle: computing glasses
“So it turns out that there is a hidden cost to the Amazon Kindle. ...”
15
The little details, like hyphens and em-dashes
“As you may or may not know, I got myself a Kindle a few months ...”
I haz a corm!
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Aug
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Brian's Ten(ish) Songs
“At work we've been organizing little unofficial fun activities. (And by "we," I mean ...”
Buh Bye, Birdie
“For a week now, I have been trying to come up with something to tweet ...”
1 comments
24
Portland's Robotic Goths
“Here are two "Portland excels at..." links I have run across in the past week. I ...”
16
A little girl last night said I...
“Last night, I attended a most excellent party. (Thank you, Grace and Micha! ...”
2 comments
Compostification
“Almost exactly a year ago, I built a compost bin out of spare palettes I ...”
My ascension into nerdvana
13
Ninja Me!
“In the last couple of days, the internet world (and more specifically the Twitter world) ...”
09
ARGfest-o-con 2009
1 comments
Netninja Mobile, now with sudoku
Like Clockwork
“I took some vacation days off of work to turn this weekend into a 5-day ...”
Jul
29
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1984 goes down the Memory Hole
“I'll be blogging about the great time I had at ARGfest soon, but this particular ...”
11
My Portland Event Calendar
“Here are a few things I am interested in around Portland: Thursday July 16: Ignite Portland ...”
05
Thx. (1138)
The fireworks from Tabor
“PDX Pipeline's fireworks viewing question got me thinking about 4th of July this year. ...”
In which I move an object in to and out of dreams
“I distinctly remember waking up this morning with three dreams I wanted to record. ...”
03
Comments from all over (Virtual Kindle Style)
“When the blog was the only outlet for typed thoughts and shared comments, everything got ...”
Jun
29
Apologies: in retrospect and in advance
“First off, I have to apologize in both retrospect and advance if I have been ...”
3 comments
26
Cesar Chavez? The boxer?
“As you may or may not know, here in Portland there is a movement to ...”
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Two in the bush
“Something a little bit surprising happened last weekend that I briefly twittered about, but never ...”
15
Anonymous Pro vs Vera Sans Mono
2 comments
Ignite Portland 6 news for non-tweeting friends
“For those of you that may not be on Twitter (and don't constantly check the ...”
07
06
Radiation Island: a dream
“An odd dream from last night: The oddest thing about the dream was that I was ...”
1 comments
May
21
My iPhone's Star Trek SMS tone (a how-to)
“UPDATE: This post has been supersceded by "Star Trek SMS tone Redux" A while back, I ...”
2 comments
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09
In the sun
The banshee outside the window
“Last night I had a dream that was bizarre, vivid, and a little bit threatening. ...”
1 comments
04
Of watch clocks and game design
“This morning, Daring Fireball linked to a great article called Who Watches the Watchmen. ...”
02
Apr
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Bookmark Material
“I started to write a comment to the post Fear of (bookmark) commitment? Try I ...”
5 comments
05
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Ex Libris
5 comments
Mar
28
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In which I rant about the sorry state of tabbed documents under Mac OS
“One of the things the Mac is known for is its consistency in keyboard shortcuts. ...”
2 comments
07
04
01
My Hacked-Together IP5 iPhone/iTunes Videos Feed
“The official videos for Ignite Portland 5 have been up for a while, as have ...”
Feb
26
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My Scary Yuppie Dream
“The other night, I had a scary dream. It was not scary in the ...”
My Ignite Portland 5 Recap
4 comments
20
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Tagging the 2001 archives
“I have had a blog for a while -- since 2001, to be exact. ...”
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My library-loan audiobook dilemma
“As I understand it, I am pretty late to the party when it comes to ...”
2 comments
StackOverflow Gets a Facelift
Jan