I really am starting to think that Google is going to take over the world. After bouncing around from one online map program to another, I settled happily with Yahoo! Maps for the past couple of years. Yahoo! Maps has generally worked well for driving directions, although sometimes the directions are a little too detailed. […]
Archives for February 2005
KNOWLEDGE: knowing that a tomato is a fruit. WISDOM: not putting it in a fruit salad. Thanks to Sarah at BigBlueBall for sharing.
I’ve never been very satisfied with the image quality on my Logitech QuickCam Pro. It does an OK job if the lighting conditions are good, but the image just isn’t sharp and the colors are never very true to life. As you may recall, I first looked at using my Sony DV cam as a […]
A pompous minister was seated next to a cowboy on a flight from Texas. After the plane was airborne, drink orders were taken. The cowboy asked for a whiskey and soda which she brought to him. Then the flight attendant asked the minister if he would like a drink. He replied in disgust, “I’d rather […]
I first mentioned the Squared Circle group in Flickr back in the fall. The concept is simple — post square images of circular objects that fill the image dimensions — a circle within a square. I’ve contributed over a dozen images myself. I’ve always thought that a composite image containing all of the images in […]
Inspired by a friend with a list of her MP3s, I thought I’d do the same and catalog what I’m got sitting on my hard disk. I tend to rip every CD I own to MP3, mainly because it’s more convenient and in front of a computer is where I primarly listen to music. Even […]
Whenever I filled my plate to full, my mom warned me that “my eyes were bigger than my stomach.” Apparently the same was true with my MP3 list… it was too big for my database. So I’ve split it up. Here are tracks 1001-2000.