The business card companion cube

A few years ago, I ran across Ned Batchelder’s instructions for making a business card cube. Since then, I have made dozens of them, including a few conjoined cubes that form Tetris pieces. It occurred to me the other day (about a year or two too late to hit the Portal craze and at least … Continue reading The business card companion cube

Christmas From Aperture Labs

I’m not really all that big on Christmas cards[1]. Every year I receive a few, but never really get around to sending any. I’m not sure if it’s because I can be lazy and forgetful at times or if it’s because, when facing a mostly blank card with pen in hand, I tend to freeze … Continue reading Christmas From Aperture Labs

Google Chrome

Google’s new Chrome web browser looks quite promising. I set up a virtual machine running XP today to test it out. It turns out that it will not run on Win2K (my current virtual machine) and the XP install is from some expired MSDN disc or something and does not have a functional Genuine Windows … Continue reading Google Chrome

Someone left the cake out in the rain

I forgot to mention that last weekend, I received my cake! For those not in the know, it’s a reference to Portal, a most excellent game. The deadpan humor was outstanding. The general f’ed up-edness of the situations was very Brazil. The cake is a lie. The fact that it’s a first-person-shooter engine running the … Continue reading Someone left the cake out in the rain