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October 2009

Getting FIOS installed today

Update: FIOS install delayed. Tomorrow is the new confirmed install date. Just like today was confirmed. Not a good way to start. I’m currently on Optimum Online and I’m having FIOS installed in my house today. It’s not that I… Continue Reading →

Tun Tun Tun Tun Tun

Auto-tune the news never gets old. Here’s #9. Auto-Tune the News #6 is pretty good too.

Funny how things turn out

We picked the pool company (again) and finally signed the contract last night to build a pool in the yard. It’s funny how this worked out.  We were ready to sign the contract with a different pool company on Monday… Continue Reading →

Rebuilt the Acer Aspire 1

I rebuilt my Acer Aspire 1 with the factory provided DVDs. Mainly, I did this because I want to use the soon to be released Ubuntu 9.10 UNR. By installing and using the netbook’s version of XP I can get… Continue Reading →

New season of Darker than Black

The anime Darker than Black has started a new season and it’s set 2 years after the end of the first season.  So far with the exception of April and July (and of course Hei) the settings are totally different…. Continue Reading →

Picasa software to Flickr

If you use Picasa software and Flickr, use this script to add a button.  It will automate sending your photos to Flickr Uploadr.

Obama awarded 2009 Nobel Peace Prize…?

President Obama wins the Nobel Peace Prize. Seriously. Wait, what? President Obama was awarded the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday.Less than nine months into his presidency, Barack Obama has been awarded the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize.Less than nine months… Continue Reading →

Polanski’s a flight risk?

Looks like the Swiss aren’t taking chances. Ministry spokesman Folco Galli said prosecutors opposed the release because the government believes there is a high risk Polanski could flee if released from custody. via VOA News – Swiss Prosecutors Reject Polanski… Continue Reading →

Photoshop Elements 8 Upgrade

Note to self: next time you install PSE 8 make sure you turn off the Auto-Analyzer.  The PSE 8 Organizer tried to analyze 23,000 old photos. That did really bad things to my CPU usage.

I’m not a web designer but I do like playing around

I’m playing with Typekit at the moment and having font fun. As I write this I am using Legendum by Roger van Dalen amd Droid Serif by Google Android. Today I received an e-mail from Typekit with my invitation (I… Continue Reading →

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