This one (epicentre about 40 miles away) shook us pretty well for about 30 seconds. A few things fell off shelves, light fixtures and projector screens swung about with some violence, and my friend’s go board fell down. No damage or injuries though – thankfully it was fairly mild, although still the strongest and longest… Continue reading Earthquake!

Summer of Love

It’s 2008, so what better way to celebrate a new millennium’s twist on the summer of love concept than by remixing 1968 vs 1988? Break out the bittorrent and chill out to the stylings of Buffalo Springfield VS 808 State VS Deee-Lite VS Prince VS Duran Duran…


Sorry about the lack of bloggage lately. I’ve been busy buying a house. We closed escrow and everything, and we’re moving next week. Can’t wait until next weekend when it’ll all be over, relatively speaking. In other news, Mike Vanier’s Foundational Programming Languages made the front page of Proggit today. Reading it was oddly familiar.… Continue reading Update

Book Meme

Here are the Top 100 Most Popular Books on LibraryThing. Bold what you own, italicize what you’ve read. Star what you liked. Star multiple times what you loved! 1. Harry Potter and the sorcerer’s stone by J.K. Rowling (32,484) * 2. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Book 6) by J.K. Rowling (29,939) * 3.… Continue reading Book Meme

Categorized as Books


Another book sale last weekend. A bit light on technical books this time, but I did snag quite a quantity of old SF paperbacks, and a box set of software engineering classics. Of late, I’ve had some unsolicited interest in RotateAVI. There is a reported bug that causes it to hang on 0% though –… Continue reading Miscellanea