This month, Slashdot turns ten(like 10). I’m user number 12353 which is pretty early on the nerd-o-meter. I used to be an avid reader, but my readership has waned of late. “Back in the day” (think 1999) it was not uncommon for me to check Slashdot every 10 minutes to see what news had broken.Continue reading “Fredericksburg Slashdot Anniversary Party”
If you’re an audio geek, you really should check out The Gear Media Tech Video Podcast.
I stumbled on this in the Urban Dictionary today: “ Not good. Bad. The early Jazz musicians would say that a guy could really “Blow” if he had a good sound when playing the horn. If he couldn’t play very well then they would say that he was “Sucking” on that horn. That’s where theContinue reading “Maybe “suck” doesn’t mean what you think it means”
The Google Lunar X PRIZE seeks to create a global private race to the Moon that excites and involves people around the world and, accelerates space exploration for the benefit of all humanity. The use of space has dramatically enhanced the quality of life and may ultimately lead to solutions to some of the mostContinue reading “Google Lunar X PRIZE Foundation”
I’ve been really frustrated with Firefox on my Mac.It’s been slow and crashing. Just for fun, I’m going to forget Firefox for today and work all day in Safari. There’s one word for it right off the bat: FAST. I didn’t realize how slow Firefox on the Mac really is until I fired up Safari. Yikes!
That’s right folks, now you can visit this blog on your mobile phone’s browser. Just think, being able to read my nonsense from anywhere at any time. Yep, gives me the creeps too.
http://www.space.com/news/070823_mars_life.html Interesting until you get to the “If we assume…” part.
<font face=”Georgia, Times New Roman, Times, serif” style=”color:black; font-size: 14pt;”> You Are a Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich </font> <center></center> <font color=”#000000″> You live your life in a free form, artistic style. You are incredibly creative and at times, quite messy. Deep down, you are a kid at heart. And you aren’t afraid to expressContinue reading “Peanut Butter Jelly Time…”
Caleb: Can I drive the boat Dad? Me: Sure, as long as you sit down in the seat. No flipping around. The next day… Caleb: Can I drive the boat Dad? Me: Buddy, yesterday you spent the whole time driving the boat while flipping all over the place. Caleb: No I didn’t, I sat downContinue reading “No fibbing when your Mom is a photographer”
We spent our vacation on a tiny lake my family has been going to for half a century. 20 years ago, if any one of us caught a Northern Pike the entire year, it was a big deal. This year, we caught 11 or 12 in less than a week. My 11 year old daughterContinue reading “Northern Pike-a-thon”