Some things you just can’t wash off.
An HTML5 example for my Boulder Digital Arts class
When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight. – Kahlil Gibran ~ Program ~ Music for gathering ~ Carolyn Kuban, George Banks Opening Words ~ Lydia Ferrante-Roseberry Meditation from Thaïs (Jules Massenet) Annamarie Koracson, David Greene Reflections
A classic. Everyone should know this song.
End of an era. Thanks Steve.
One of the reasons I don’t play video games is that I don’t want to support a morally-bankrupt industry that causes people so much pain.
The last roll of Kodachrome has been processed. The King is Dead! Long Live the King!
Please help Charlie Fellenbaum find his car!
Oh dear… I can only imagine how many ways this will be misused.
A cure for cancer? And even better possibilities.
Solar Powered Augmented Reality Contact Lenses ByronScott writes “Want eyesight that could put your neighborhood cyborg to shame? Well, University of Washington professor Babak Amir Parviz and his students are working on solar powered contact lenses embedded with hundreds of semitransparent LEDs, letting wearers experience augmented reality right through their eyes. If their research proves
Glen Greenwald on Alito. I was going to write, this will do nicely.
Hat tip to Daring Fireball – always useful. What I Hope Apple Unleashes Tomorrow I refuse to excerpt from this wonderful article. Go read it. Derek Powazek. Add to aggregator.
This is scary as crap.
Priscilla Ann Trowbridge, where are you?
Of course someone got their panties in a wad about this mural. It’s still 1920 in Colorado and will continue to be until the last of the stoneheads die off.
It passed today. I just watched the final vote in the Senate. Thank God. That’s the best Christmas present I’ve ever gotten.
I just wanted to offer a sincere thanks to all of the programmers, moderators, testers and other users of WordPress. This tool has revolutionized my web experience, brought me business and made my clients more productive. I owe it all to you folks. Thank you. May the season bring you everything you hope for and
Democratic Senator: GOP on Desperate Mission of Propaganda, Obstruction and Fear By Sheldon Whitehouse, AlterNet. Posted December 21, 2009. In his Senate floor speech on the health-care bill, the Rhode Island senator accused the GOP of fomenting the kind of paranoia that led to Kristallnacht and lynchings. EDITOR’S NOTE: This floor speech was delivered by
This is truly funny and sweet. Just recently someone using a pseudonymous sockpuppet to mock me said I was a self-proclaimed guru. It was a direct slam against the text on my about page. I ignored it because it was clear they simply didn’t read the whole page. Then, today, one of my students and
IBM orders MS Office out of the building. IBM Throws Out Microsoft Office Sep 12, 2009 360,000 IBM workers have been told to stop using Microsoft Office and switch to the Open Office-based software Symphony. Quoting an inside source, the German economic newspaper, “Handelsblatt” reports that staff at IBM have been given ten days to
Mac, Linux skills grab higher salaries than Windows
Fascinating video about a project to build a human brain simulator.
My pal Jerry Goldsmith got interviewed on CNN recently – he was applying for a dealer job in Golden, CO. Jerry and I worked together at StorageTek, then got outsourced/hired by EDS, then laid off. This is the face of America – smart, honest, hard-working people who have given their lives to businesses and then
In your own words, describe what the Constitution of the United States means to you personally. Please limit your entries to no more than one thousand words, although well-written submissions will be considered. Humor and satire are also acceptable. You may also comment on other great founding documents, please provide web references. Bring it on!
(From a friend with inside experience in the music publishing business and extensive computer networking background, I trust his opinion implicitly.) RIAA and BSAS favorite lawyers taking top DOJ posts (from Gizmodo) I am not sure why the DOJ is packed with a bunch of corporate loving lawyers that like to sue people and business.
Fascinating. I wonder if he’s hoping to be the next Murdoch?
Friday 16 January 2009 7:00 – 11:00 PM Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory 850 Spartan Ave at Berthoud High School (park east of the high school; directions are posted on our website, www.starkids.org) Our guest speaker for Friday January 16, 2009 is Bryan White, known from past years for his great 3-D
The prospects for the space elevator have been shaken up with a simple prototype using a broomstick. From BBC Science News
Make: Television Launches, Weekly Episodes Profiling Makers from: Laughing Squid 1/3/09 1:15 PM Scott Beale Television Video MAKE magazine, Twin Cities Public Television and American Public Television have just launched the wonderful new weekly series Make: Television featuring half hour HD episodes profiling “Makers”. Make: Television can be viewed on public television (broadcast and cable),
Inspired by this Requiem for VHS Come bear witness to the Flying Head No longer airborne M-wrapped for all eternity Cart him away add an adhesive let him seal the cases of the new media God DV or not DV it is no longer a question. Stop Eject Dispose Farewell VHS we shall rewind no
This is so sad. Godspeed Nurse Chapel.
I completely and wholeheartedly agree with collective bargaining for our Police and Fire employees – these people have made their workplace ‘harms way’ to make our homes and our city safe. We cannot deny them the basic right to have a voice in their compensation. The following is reproduced from the website http://www.longmontpolice.com/
This post is dedicated to the memory of my father, George Parker Wray who died May 21st, 2008. First, here’s the eulogy I wrote for his memorial service. It was an amazing service. The Kiskiminetas Mason Lodge 617 turned out as did the Shriner Clowns whom he had been a member of. The Masonic service
From Slashdot “It’s been widely reported by now that Comcast is throttling BitTorrent traffic. What has escaped attention is the fact that Comcast, like the Great Firewall of China uses forged TCP Reset (RST) packets to do the job. While the Chinese government can do what they want, it turns out that Comcast may actually
Got home from a trip to the mountains to find this story splattered all over the news: Longmont Police Remove Explosive Chemicals
Feds Tried to Cut Aid from Rocky Mountain News.com Limits sought on help for ill workers
If you haven’t heard of the Boulder Valley School District Watch website (BVSDwatch.org) and you have kids in the Boulder Valley Schools, you owe it to yourself to stop by.
I’ve been invited to give a talk about CSS at Boulder Digital Arts! http://www.boulderdigitalarts.com/events/details.asp?offering=161 I’ll be doing some CSS-evangelism to the table-weary masses. Put on your geeky best and come’on out!
http://iowaconsumercase.org/ Case background: Comes v. Microsoft is an Iowa state court class action brought by consumers, small businesses, and other indirect purchasers of Microsoft software products. Plaintiffs allege that from May 18, 1994 through June 30, 2006, Microsoft engaged in illegal monopolization and other anticompetitive conduct in the markets for operating systems, word processing, spreadsheets,
Just upgraded to v2.1 (Ella) of WordPress – went pretty smoothly. Only glitch I’ve seen so far is that all my static pages duplicated. Not bad since I have only 6 or so, but I can see that infuriating some folks. Not sure what caused it – followed the (excellent) detailed upgrade instructions to the
http://blog.wired.com/cultofmac/2007/01/apple_makes_a_b.html Apple’s first-quarter 2007 results are the best ever. Thanks to selling an unbelievable 21.1 million iPods over the holidays, Apple reported record-breaking revenues for the December quarter of more than $7 billion. $1 billion of that is pure profit. — Not bad for a company that’s (supposedly) been going out of business since 1984.
My buddy Shane Schieffer has been working on an independent film project ‘Unspoken Things’ for four years now – I’ve seen early releases of it and it’s superb! The price of the ticket is well worth it – give it a shot and help support a budding filmmaker! From my pal Shane Schieffer: Hello, My
Just had a family scare – my dearly-loved Uncle Les (above, on the left) was hospitalized after becoming ill and horkin up blood! Well, a scenic tour up *ahem* you know… and doctors discovered he had bleeding ulcers! Could have something to do with his wife‘s recent death piled on top of Christmas stress!! Luckily
Once again the ‘break down the door and ask questions later’ approach has failed spectacularly.
Judge cites ‘elaborate scheme’ to defraud state Ex-coin dealer (Tom Noe) told to pay nearly $17M
Whether you’re writing to your government representative or just getting down and dirty, why not start with a paper that ‘knows where you’re going’?
From SearchSecurity.com: Ed Skoudis 06.13.2006 It’s happened three times in the past six months. Due to “irregularities” on my credit card account, I’ve received voice mails asking me to call my bank at a telephone number mentioned in the voice mails. Do I call that number? Not with the rise of phone phishing. As users
Wednesday, September 6, 2006 – a day that will live… in infamy. VA. APPEALS COURT Anti-Spam Conviction Is Upheld N.C. Man Flooded AOL Customers With Unsolicited E-Mail