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Noise Ordinance

Hall County Noise Ordinance: “B. Radios, phonographs, similar devices. The using of, operating of, or permitting to be played, used or operated, any radio receiving set, musical instrument, phonograph or other machine or device for any producing or reproducing of sound in a manner as to disturb the peace, quiet…Continue Reading

Garden State – Zach Braff Blog

My wife and I saw “Garden State” recently. It was only playing at Phipp’s Plaza for this area, but it was well worth the trip. We both enjoyed the film so much. Zach Braff (Scrub’s) wrote and directed “Garden State,” in which he co-starred with Natalie Portman (Star Wars: Episode…Continue Reading

View the Universe – SLOOH.com

SLOOH is an interactive, web-based, astronomical service offering live views into the universe. For those that are interested in space, this is one of the most rewarding experiences I can imagine [affording]. The project is based out of the Canary Islands and utilizes a number of large telescopes for maximized…Continue Reading

Kickboxing Robots Draw Crowds in Japan

In case you missed the Robo-One competition in Kawasaki, Japan, CNN has a good write-up on it. I also found some great videos on the subject. I’m so intrigued with the critters that are showing up in this competition. Basically, it’s a large group of combatant, bipedal, robotic machines (not…Continue Reading

Whitespace

What is Whitespace? Most modern programming languages do not consider white space characters (spaces, tabs and newlines) syntax, ignoring them, as if they weren’t there. This is a gross injustice to these perfectly friendly members of the character set. Should they be ignored, just because they are invisible? Whitespace is…Continue Reading

99,999 Innocent Bystanders Spammed

“If only one out of every 100,000 people responds to spam and the spammers earn around $11, spamming is profitable. The other 99,999 people who don’t respond, who never respond, are innocent bystanders. That’s because the cost of spam is so low. But it’s not free.” More after the jump…

Gavin DeGraw

As recommended by Zach Braff, Gavin DeGraw gets a second from me. I’ve enjoyed going to his website allowing the playlist to continuously loop through a very nice selection of tracks. Props to the marketing genius for that. To summarize DeGraw, mix Howie Day and Jason Mraz. Any idea why…Continue Reading

Magnetic Poetry – Anthology Online

Sometime ago, I submitted a magnetic poem online. A magnetic poem is basically any poem which you have created entirely using Magnetic Poetry. There are plenty of sets to choose from, so you shouldn’t have any issue finding the right words. Magnetic Poetry – Anthology Online: “Thick slick smile seeps…Continue Reading