Archive for September, 2008


Tuesday, September 30th, 2008

The martian kind!
I wonder what it would look like. I want to experience this someday (it would be amazing!)
In other news - I am slaving through my first semester of graduate school. Needless to say - I hardly have time for ANYTHING (this includes blogs). I figured I would have at least a smidge of [...]

Maybe I can be a test subject for Portal

Tuesday, September 9th, 2008

Terrible news: Gordon Freeman spotted near Large Hadron Collider (via mathewhoy)
Well, we had a good run. I’ve begun collecting ammo and health packs, and once I get a chance I’ll run to Home Depot to get a crowbar. Or maybe I’ll just find one on the ground somewhere once this whole thing starts to go [...]

New iPod

Tuesday, September 9th, 2008

The new iPod is out in the wild, and I have to say - that’s all they could do? Some Nike thing I’ve never heard of and volume controls. I guess the volume controls are ok (they should have done that in the first place), but really - as a gen 1 owner I’m not [...]

The Seinfeld Commercial

Saturday, September 6th, 2008

I saw a news post about everyone panning the new Seinfeld-Microsoft commercial. I was moved to post.

The problem with the people who wrote all those reviews? They’re all old. The mainstream blogosphere is extremely skewed away from this commercial’s target demographic. They don’t want the old IT guy at joe bob’s computer emporium to start [...]

Sarah Palin

Monday, September 1st, 2008

You know, I have been considering how and what I would write here since the announcement on Friday. I was going between several different takes:
“Election over in August: Obama wins by only one nomination!”
“Sarah Palin: The most experienced woman in this election!”
“Science who? Next VP doesn’t believe in global warming, evolution, or America!”
“Gun totin’ gal! [...]