Shamefully, Bribes Accepted

Posted in Pop Culture with tags , , on June 2, 2008 by Steven

If anyone would like to bribe me, I’d gladely accept either of the following items…

And while you are at it, get a couple for yourselves as well.

Item One

Item Two

Kitchen Sink

Thank you for your support… <Grin>

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No Need in Releasing the Hounds on Firefox3 RC1

Posted in Software, Technology with tags , , on May 30, 2008 by Steven
So I, like many others, installed Firefox 3 RC1 this last Friday. I have to say, it works pretty well. I already knew most of my add-ons wouldn’t work, but I went ahead anyway.
Update:
So far so good. I haven’t have the Flash crashing issues reported by others, but I use the Flashblock add-on to stop the auto-playing of Flash elements. The memory is still a little high when I have a bunch of tabs open, but the browser is much more stable with those tabs open. I’ve had to reboot the machine because of other issues much more than I’ve had the browser outright crash on me.

A Great Prevert Passes

Posted in Pop Culture with tags , , , on May 23, 2008 by Steven
So long Robert Asprin, from all of the other Preverts in the world.

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Trent Reznor’s Newest Freebie

Posted in Music, Pop Culture with tags , , , on May 8, 2008 by Steven

I recently read about newest free release from Nine Inch Nails, ‘The Slip’, and took the plunge. I figured for an investment of a little bandwidth, I would download it and take a listen and I have to say, I don’t hate it. I haven’t really paid much attention to NiN since about the second album, yeah I’m showing my age, when Mr. Reznor was still a one man band and playing small venues, including ones in Ybor City.

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Engineering-Pooluza

Posted in Vehicles with tags , , on April 27, 2008 by Steven

I’ve been remiss in reading my engineering and mechanical design stuff lately. I’ve been catching up and posted some of my favor links here for those who are engineering geeks, like myself, to take a look at. I’ll break them down into categories (you can see what I’ve been geeking on).

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Working Art

Posted in Hardware with tags , , on April 25, 2008 by Steven

Jake Von Slatt makes some amazing Steampunk objects, and this is the newest floating around the tubes.

What is really amazing is how he can take found objects, stuff from the home store, paint, sweat and imagination and turn it into something beautiful and operational.

Tip of the bowler to you Mr. Von Slatt…

Open Source Hardware

Posted in Hardware with tags , , on April 24, 2008 by Steven

Good post about open source hardware, and one of my favorite magazines, Make and blogs/RSS.

If anyone is planning on attending Maker Faire in Austin this year, let me know. I’m in the beginning strategy stages, to go, now.