Bush Not Concerned About Osama

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Time to get political. I loved how Kerry caught Bush off-guard when he pointed out that in 2002, Bush said he wasn’t concerned with Osama. Realize this is at the same time our troops were in Afghanistan looking for the bastard. I think that beats the out of context “nuisance” quote by a mile, because even in context, Bush’s quote is damning.

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VS.NET Add-In For Source Code Formatting as HTML

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Colin sent me an email pointing me to an add-in he wrote for VS.NET that allows you to copy selected source code to the clipboard as syntax highlighted HTML.

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Google Brings You Desktop Search

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Now use the power of Google on your desktop via Google Desktop.

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Calling Google Desktop A Disappointment Is Premature

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Dave Winer points to a blog posting by Erik Speckman calling Google Desktop Search a disappointment. One complaint that Dave shares is that Google search only works with certain file formats. He wants to be able to add plug-ins for file formats it doesn’t already understand.

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TimedLock with Stack Traces Strikes Back

By now you probably think I have an unhealthy obsession over the TimedLock struct. Well, you’re right. I think it’s emblematic of the right way to do things and shows that the right way isn’t always the easiest way.

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RIP Christopher Reeves aka Superman

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Heard on NPR this morning that Christopher Reeves died of complications due to a bed sore infection. I sincerely hope the legacy of his activism lives on.

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Class photo fun

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Found this on Boing Boing. School photos will never be the same. I always thought the point was to look miserable.

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Blogging Is Pure Vanity: Profile Of A Vain Blogger

PubSub is no longer around, so those links will be broken. I’ve written a new post that provides fresh opportunities for being a vain blogger.

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VP Debate Photo

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\ Cheney vs Edwards

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Joined a Soccer Team

My knee is now to the point that I’m ready to play in a local soccer league. My first game is this Sunday in Van Nuys. Wish me luck and no injuries. I’ve been watching World Cup Highlights so I’m ready to samba the beautiful game.

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Some More Pics Of Twiggy

Response.Redirect vs Server.Transfer

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When conducting phone interviews, I like to ask a few technical questions just to make sure that a candidate isn’t trying to blow smoke up my… well we don’t need to be overly illustrative do we?

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Mother-In-Law Visiting

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Akumi’s mother is visiting us from Tokyo for a couple weeks. I have to say, if she decided she wanted to move in, I would not complain.

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Clubs In L.A. and The Price Of A Drink

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With my brother-in-law in town from Tokyo, it is important that we survey the local club scene. Serious business. The past two Saturdays we went out to see different DJs at Avalon. I’m not sure I want to go back any time soon.

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VIDEO: Flying To India For Tech Support

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This is a hilarious video from the Conan O’Brien show.

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My Four Tips For Job Seekers

Ok, I just have to take a moment to rant a bit. We’re currently looking for some mid-level developers as well as a System Administrator. Naturally we posted a job description on Dice.com and craigslist.org. In general I find the best candidates through referral, but occasionaly I’ll get a few good ones through a job site.

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Burning Man: Three Person Pedal Powered Ferris Wheel

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My buddy Ed posted some pics from Burning Man this year. This pedal powered Ferris wheel particularly caught my eye. How cool is that!

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IM Is Not Safe! Spread The Word

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Boyfriend Arm Pillow

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You gotta love the Japanese for making such interesting products. The company that makes this disembodied arm pillow has sold 1000 units since last December. It’s actually genius if you think about it.

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Meet Twiggy

Twiggy is our new Italian Greyhound (not to be confused with a normal greyhound). She’s around two years old (we don’t know for sure) and she has a major case of Attention Deficit Disorder. Fully grown, she’s only ten pounds.

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