Well…that’s it, folks; it’s official. Summer is here and it’s not going to be getting any cooler for a while. Enjoy the longer days, bar-b-q’s, swimming, and sun. The lake still isn’t up to a satisfactory level for those using it recreationally, but at least it’s still here! Balthazar and I swam in it just… Continue reading The Hot is Here to Stay
The Home School Phenomenon
Man has been on a quest throughout time to find the riddle of the root of all evil. Ole-Magnus Saxegard, a student of the Sydney-based University of Technology, explores this riddle in his latest frame-by-frame Flash animation (A History of Evil). It is a brilliant vision. If he’s looking for further inspiration to this age-old… Continue reading The Home School Phenomenon
You may recall that I had written up the Zune Wish List a couple of months after I received mine in December of 2006. I took the time to assess my needs and what the Zune hardware and software could do to meet those needs. It has now been nearly a year since that list… Continue reading Zune 2.x
The Disney World Report
Disney World Vacation Photos There’s a place on this Earth where reality fails, excitement is on tap, and prices are only limited by your imagination. Walt Disney’s Disney World creation is the most spectacular piece of manufactured tourism in the world. It’s also one of the only places that truly caters to the whole family,… Continue reading The Disney World Report
Zune Wish List
I couldn’t find a place to send my Zune wish list, so hopefully the Microsoft product managers are reading my blog… Zune Hardware: Alphabet ToC Navigation in addition to click-wheel Ratings categories (so I can play 4-star or 5-star music only, for instance) The ability to remove songs from my “quicklist” Setting EQ attributes to… Continue reading Zune Wish List
The End is Nigh; Scientists Plan to Build New Universe
NPR tells me that scientists are developing a theory around the potential development of synthetic universes. If that sounds vague, it’s because the explanation is based on a mathematical non-zero probability. That’s a tough concept to sell to the general public, myself included. However, I’m learning more about the ideas and am onboard with the… Continue reading The End is Nigh; Scientists Plan to Build New Universe
Flash! Bang! Wow!
Flash has brought about some very entertaining stuff throughout the years. Now artist Alan Becker demonstrates the real struggle in Flash art creation. It’s Animator vs. Animation.
I have mixed feelings about this one. The Answers in Genesis group is working to put together the funds for the “Creation Museum” in Cincinnati. On the one hand, it seems really cool that a creationists natural history museum includes such things as dinosaurs in their perspective. I may not know enough about creationism, but… Continue reading Creation Museum
Dr. Evil Works for Boeing
NASA pushed an unmanned scramjet to nearly mach 10 recently. The technologies are all new and never before put into effect on a flying vehicles before. NASA has broken the flying speed record twice now. The report says that possible military use in the creation of a bomber could reach anywhere on the planet (surface-level,… Continue reading Dr. Evil Works for Boeing
Geeks Gone Wild!
There is something magical about love and procreation. There is also something hideously lewd about the abomination of it. I should have titled this: “Resistance is Nubile.” Follow the link to destroy your innocence… Circuits Discover… Each Other