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Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone

I broke out of my comfort zone in two big ways this weekend; both involving drumming. When it comes to personal challenges, those involving my creative efforts are the most difficult to engage. A failure at something coming from creativity is a personal one, to me. However, I don’t feel…Continue Reading

24 hours of flickr

It will be hard to stand out with so many great photographers pushing their work on May 5th, but there’s a minute chance of being seen by an impressive audience. More than that, there’s the simple fact that Flickr is honoring its users and giving them a little something to work for. This is what the social phenomenon is about.

Technorati to be Assimilated

Niall Kennedy’s blog spoke recently of a rumor regarding Technorati’s sale ‘to a large search company.’ The thought is interesting enough, though not as extraordinary as you might think. The ‘large search company’ would most likely be Google or Yahoo – in that order. Yahoo is certainly trying position itself…Continue Reading

Konfabulator – Yahoo! Widgets

The Konfabulator tool was recommended to me by a coworker recently. He noticed that I used the Desktop Sidebar, a Longhorn-looking (Windows Vista) desktop component. To be honest, I was speculative of the Konfabulator’s ability to replace the Desktop Sidebar, both by its name and the source of information (he’s…Continue Reading

Conversational

Here’s an odd sort-of conversation I had with Sean this morning. I don’t suppose it’s that odd, but it does exemplify our relationship in an odd way. Olaf says: Why is it that www.microsoft.com/iis still goes to the product page for Windows 2000? They just announced the Windows 2000 end-of-life…Continue Reading

Schiavo Dies 14 Days After Feeding Tube Removed

It’s all over the news. Schiavo died today from starvation/dehydration 14 days following the disconnection of her feeding tube appartus. CNN.com reports: “Without liquids, it could take Schiavo two to four weeks to die from dehydration.” I don’t get this though. Upon entering the office today, we began arguing about…Continue Reading

Do you…Flickr?

The folks at Flickr have been rumored to be in discussions with Yahoo on a potential purchase. All rumors aside, the news became a reality Sunday when they announced that they had, in fact, reached an agreement with Yahoo for the purchase of Flickr (and Ludicorp). I hate seeing this…Continue Reading