Happy Not-Daylight-Savings-Time!

A man with one clock always knows the time. A man with two clocks is never sure. A man with three clocks can tell if one of the three automatically set itself for Daylight Savings Time according to the pre-George-Shrub-arbitrary-DST-date-change schedule. I get to deal with the problem again in another week or two when … Continue reading Happy Not-Daylight-Savings-Time!

iPhones and iPods

Dear Internet: Stop whining about the iPhone price drop. Yes, it dropped by $200 today, only 67 days after its initial release. Yes, that is $3/day. Yes, that is a rather quick price drop for any piece of popular new technology (the crappy technology that nobody wants is an entirely different matter…) But it’s no … Continue reading iPhones and iPods

iPod Annoyances

iPod Annoyance #1: You have a really long audio file, for example a podcast or audiobook, and you are trying to find a certain part. You click the center wheel to change modes from volume to seek. You spin the dial to advance your place by about ten minutes. You spin it again to advance … Continue reading iPod Annoyances

The Persistence of Slime

Please note that all blog posts before 8 April 2007 were automatically imported from LiveJournal.  To see the comments and any LiveJournal-specific extras such as polls and user icons, please find the source posting at http://brianenigma.livejournal.com/2007/04/April is here and the fool is me! Half of the clocks in the house have set themselves to the wrong … Continue reading The Persistence of Slime

My bbedit gripes

Please note that all blog posts before 8 April 2007 were automatically imported from LiveJournal.  To see the comments and any LiveJournal-specific extras such as polls and user icons, please find the source posting at http://brianenigma.livejournal.com/2007/03/Dear lazyweb, Is there a way to make bbedit accept tab and shift-tab to indent and unindent a block of text? … Continue reading My bbedit gripes

The Persistence of Time

Please note that all blog posts before 8 April 2007 were automatically imported from LiveJournal.  To see the comments and any LiveJournal-specific extras such as polls and user icons, please find the source posting at http://brianenigma.livejournal.com/2007/03/Fucking Bush! Pardon my language — I try not to swear, neither in this blog nor in real life, but that … Continue reading The Persistence of Time

Attention Internet

Please note that all blog posts before 8 April 2007 were automatically imported from LiveJournal.  To see the comments and any LiveJournal-specific extras such as polls and user icons, please find the source posting at http://brianenigma.livejournal.com/2006/01/Attention Internet! (Or more specifically, this message is directed at the Mac fanatics on the internet whining about the recent tv … Continue reading Attention Internet

iTunes 5

Please note that all blog posts before 8 April 2007 were automatically imported from LiveJournal.  To see the comments and any LiveJournal-specific extras such as polls and user icons, please find the source posting at http://brianenigma.livejournal.com/2005/09/iTunes 5 is a flaming piece of shit that routinely “forgets” my podcast subscriptions twice daily, trashing my music library in … Continue reading iTunes 5

/dev/ninja

Please note that all blog posts before 8 April 2007 were automatically imported from LiveJournal.  To see the comments and any LiveJournal-specific extras such as polls and user icons, please find the source posting at http://brianenigma.livejournal.com/2005/08/Behold, the power of Open Source! My post yesterday, where I was mysteriously griping about something called Errata 11? It was … Continue reading /dev/ninja