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Archive for September, 2005

Add your diggs to your blog

Friday, September 30th, 2005

Are you a digg fan? If you are, here is something that you might think is very cool… You can add the list of articles that you digg at digg.com to your own web page. Just add the following HTML code to your page or blog template: <ul>   <script language=”JavaScript” src=”http://digg.com/jsdig/[your digg id]” type=”text/javascript”></script> </ul> […]

Is Peddy being petty over signs?

Thursday, September 29th, 2005

Word on the street is Peddy-Olsen made the fire department take down their pancake feed signs due to lack of permits. Next, the farmer’s market signs. Oh the maturity just oozes from these guys. How do we go about voting someone off of this island?

Ten CSS tricks you may not know

Thursday, September 29th, 2005

Here are some handy CSS tips: Ten CSS tricks you may not know

Windows antivirus free for one year

Wednesday, September 28th, 2005

If you have a Windows machine at home, check it out. You can install Computer Associates’ eTrust antivirus software for free for one year. I haven’t tried eTrust before. My Norton Antivirus subscription ran out several months ago, so rather then shell out another $39.95 to Symantec, I am going to give eTrust a try.

The Unofficial Apple Weblog

Wednesday, September 28th, 2005

I was watching an episode of commandN TV and they mentioned a weblog that was new to me: The Unofficial Apple Weblog. There I found an entry discussing iTunes running on Windows Mobile 5.0. Awesome! I have a Dell Axim and I have been torn between buying music through iTunes or MSN Music. If I […]

HybridRocketDemo on Flickr – Photo Sharing!

Wednesday, September 28th, 2005

I can sure spend a lot of time surfing Flickr. I thought I would share this one with my fellow geeks: HybridRocketDemo on Flickr – Photo Sharing! The NASA guys had a small demo hybrid rocket burning plexiglas in gaseous oxygen. The cylinder in the foreground is a fresh fuel supply.

Book publishing

Monday, September 19th, 2005

I am listening to TWIT episode #18 and Mr. Laporte and company are talking about Lulu (www.lulu.com). Lulu is a company that prints books on demand with no up front fees. Bob Young, Lulu creator and former CEO of Red Hat, explains how this service helps authors who expect a smaller number of books being […]

Flogging part two?

Monday, September 19th, 2005

It appears hurricane Rita is queued up for a trip through the gulf. If you are a God-fearing person who just evacuated from New Orleans to Houston, this image has got to make you think someone up there is gunning for you.

Transitioning the garden to fall

Sunday, September 18th, 2005

I got the chipper out today and ground up the dried remains of my summer crops. Clearing the garden takes me from being sad that summer is ending to being happy that I get to plant something new. I am fairly happy with this summer’s garden. The potato crop was very good and while the […]

Bainbridge Island Cable TV Survey

Thursday, September 15th, 2005

If you are a Comcast customer, here is your chance to give feedback on their service. From the City of Bainbridge Island: **Take the Cable TV Community Web Survey** The City of Bainbridge Island (“City”) is assessing cable-related community needs and interests and evaluating the performance of our cable operator, namely Comcast. The City developed […]