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Threadless Submission

Threadless is a Web 2.0 application involving all the standard components of a social web system and a really attractive product offering to get things going. They sell T-shirts, but not just any T-shirts…your T-shirts! It works by users submitting T-shirt designs or slogans and other members rating those ideas.…Continue Reading

Medieval Times in Atlanta

Amy’s birthday was celebrated this year at Medieval Times in Atlanta. I had heard some bad reports on Medieval Times in general, but nothing was going to stop me from experiencing it on my own. I’m certainly glad I did my own investigation. Medieval Times was a raucous good time…Continue Reading

What is Hentai?

I get a lot of comment spam with the word hentai mentioned. I get that it must be something erotic from the context, but that’s it. Sometimes it’s in the same random group of words as handjob and Asian. When did Asian become a dirty word? I’m a little afraid…Continue Reading

Pain in the Neck

I really tweaked my neck/shoulder weightlifting Monday. So much so that I was to endure a nearly unendurable pain until the next morning when the pain had subsided into a chronic annoyance. It’s Tuesday night and I’ve been on a muscle relaxer for about 24 hours and pain killers for…Continue Reading

Big Upgrades Coming

I’m upgrading WordPress tonight – expect some unexpected behavior while things get sorted out. Looks like 2.1 has some nifty new features – features I’m sure will bite me in the ass before a patch is released to take care of things people like me discover. Oh well. I’m up…Continue Reading

Optimal for OPML

I discovered Optimal while looking for ways to render OPML as HTML. OPML, for my purpose and many of those reading this, is what RSS is to data, for RSS. That is, an OPML outline describes a list of feeds, each of which consist of an RSS feed for another…Continue Reading

Podcasts Return (to Me)

Lately I’ve had a lot of things on my mind which warranted good posting material. However, I’ve either been too lazy, busy, or undecided to actually post about them. Each situation probably demands a separate reason. One thing I’m doing now is listening to podcasts again. The Zune has enabled…Continue Reading