Monthly Archives: October 2005

EasyBlech

When a piece of hardware ships with a piece of software called EasyMumble, you just know that: – The software will slam ten icons onto your desktop. The icons will be obvious (“Oooh, arrows pointing every which way, and doggies … Continue reading

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Treading the pile again

I’ve written here previously about The Treadmill of Time. A new volume has just been published. Judging from the size of the piles of the books in the store, I think that the publishers have caught on. There aren’t any.

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"All I said was…"

Every time I hear the name of the town Falluja, my mind goes to the stoning sketch in Life of Brian. With minor edits – [Matthias is about to be stoned to death] Matthias: Look, I don’t think it should … Continue reading

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From the boneyard

I just found a folder with a bunch of my own report cards, and some photos from when I was about ten. Here’s a class photo from fifth grade [I added the highlight. Don’t know why I’m not wearing glasses … Continue reading

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Getting lapped again

Okay, I really am going to have to learn Haskell. Sigh.

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Serenity

Got a chance to see Serenity. Quite good. A few bobbles here and there (the character “Mr. Universe” wasn’t that believable), but on the whole it was a very good film, certainly better than Sith. DVD sales of this are … Continue reading

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Baby ASL

Baby’s first 100 signs (link). The Gibber already knows “Milk,” “More,” “All Done” and “Boy are my lawyers going to clobber you.”

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