Posted by | March 25, 2009
The economic downturn has hit our local Chinese restaurant

… but not in the way you might think. Our geek lunches and impromptu geek meetings usually end up happening at the Oriental Express (a.k.a Jimmy’s) here in Boise. Check...

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Posted by | December 18, 2008
Bruce Campbell in Minneapolis!

A couple weeks ago I was in Minneapolis on a gig. Planning to fly out Saturday morning, I looked for something to do Friday night. I found this ad in...

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Posted by | December 15, 2008
We'2013-08-28 18:33:43'll miss you Scott Chestnut

I lost a friend from High School a few weeks ago - Scott Chestnut (yes that's a Toga). I've known Scott since junior high and spent many a weekend evening...

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Posted by | July 25, 2008
Yep, I''m old

But at least I had a cool party to send me off to my next 40 years. Last Saturday, around 140 of my closest friends and family converged on a...

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Posted by | July 2, 2008
Chasing the predator is a qualification for governor?

I'm sure most of you have seen the (original) movie Predator, released back in 1987. First, Jesse Ventura became the governor of Minnesota in 1999. Next came Arnold Schwarzenegger who...

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Posted by | April 10, 2008
Transferring domains away from GoDaddy

You'd think this would be simple wouldn't you? Well, I liken it to trying to get out of a Casino - the doors are not clearly marked, for obvious reasons....

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Posted by | October 6, 2007
It''s not a bug, it''s a feature!

One of my students forwarded this to me this week. I thought it was hilarious.

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Posted by | August 9, 2007
Silverlight + (Game of) Life = SilverLIFE

My friend Jeff Prosise has taken John Conway's mathematically-based Game of Life, automated it and given it a slick UI using Microsoft Silverlight 1.1. I'm sure Jeff had fun writing this, all...

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Posted by | July 19, 2007
Is there water under your house?

This post is a bit off-topic from the usual techno-geek stuff I blog, but for the last two weeks the fine folks from D&R Residential Drainage Systems have been under...

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Posted by | July 18, 2007
Control PowerPoint with your Wii Remote

I can appreciate a fusion of technologies as much as the next guy, but this is a real head-scratcher. Check out the Wii Key project, which uses a Wii Remote...

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