I'm not posting on my blog today.
Sorry, but it’s been a slow news day for me and I’m really tired from this weekend. Unfortunately, I will not be posting anything on my blog today. Tune in again tomorrow.Read More
And the "Harsh" award goes to...
AP - A middle school basketball coach who presented a “Crybaby Award” trophy to a 13-year-old player has been fired from his coaching job, and the board of education wants him out entirely, officials said Wednesday.
Weekend Update: Drove to San Jose...
Good News! I'm going to Tech-Ed!!!
I managed to swing a deal where I pay for it now and get reimbursed later. It solves the budget and politics issue. Woohoo!!! Hope to see you all there. Be sure to say hello.Read More
Will RSS Readers Clog the Web?
Found this on Wired News…Read More
e is a magic number
P2P RSS and the Return of Push!
I just finished reading an essay in the latest edition of Wired by Gary Wolf entitled “The Return Of Push!” discussing whether or not RSS will realize his prediction made seven years ago. His prediction in Wired 5.03 was that web browsers were about to become obsolete due to push technologies such as PointCast.Read More
Looks like Tech-Ed is a no go for me...
My company won’t approve any capital expenses till June. Unless I can convince them to do a delayed expense (I pay now, they reimburse later) I probably won’t make it. Boo.Read More
Eagle Attacks, Carries Off Bear Cub
Pop Quiz: Can you reference an exe assembly
With Visual Studio.NET 2005 and on, you can now reference an exe assembly just fine.Read More
My wife, the Google AdSense clicker...
Corn syrup: the sticky kiiller
File this one in the “I told you so” category.Read More
Weekend Update - Go Lakers!
During our internet access drought after moving into our new place, I would check my wife’s email for her at work. Since I had access to her account, I thought I would add my RSS feed to her “My Yahoo” page so that my headlines appear. She thought it was neat, but then complained that my content is pure geek.Read More
The New And More Potent Off-Shoring Threat
Enhancing Your .Text Blog - Allowing Readers to Rate Blog Entries
Chris Sells Is Going To Burning Man
Unfortunately, my plans for going to Burning Man this year are not to be. However, it looks like Mr. Sells and his wife are going.Read More
After reading up on the CommentAPI, if I were to write the RatingAPI, I’d pretty much plagiarize the CommentAPI but only make the following changes:Read More
New RSS Bandit Formatter Stylesheet - C64
I was fooling around with building a custom stylesheet for formatting RSS items within RSS Bandit and I created one that tries to emulate the Commodore 64 look and feel. While it is possible to download the exact font used by the 64, I chose not to require a font download and instead chose Terminal. It is close enough and exists on most machines. If you want this style for yourself, download the template here and save it to the following directory (assuming a default installation):Read More
XEarth For Windows
For you grizzled Unix hacks out there, this might be old news, but I just learned of a really neat tool that I’m sure will appeal to the geophysicist in each of us (or at least Erik).Read More
Tweekend - The Crystal Method
Pulled this classic CD out of the crate for a little funky listening today. It starts off with a robotic funky track in “PHD” and progresses through some ragin’ rock in “Name of the Game” before settling down into a lush soundscape with “Blowout”, my favorite track on the CD.Read More