Month: December 2007

>Hallmark doesn’t Grok the Web, Part 2: The E-Mail

>Just for completeness since I’ve already ranted about them… At 8:10 AM (CST) get this email from Hallmark… Subject: The Hallmark Web site is now available …and the body is just an image that says: Thanks for your patience.We invite

>Hallmark doesn’t Grok the Web

>So, if you go to right now you’ll see: WE’RE SORRY, but our site is temporarily unavailable while we mark down merchandise for our big After-Christmas Sale.If you’d like to be notified by e-mail as soon as we’re back

>How to Get a Static IP at Home

>Like any self-respecting geek out there I’ve wanted to get an IP address unconnected with a place of employment and without pesky upstream firewall restrictions. The problem is that I was looking at around $50/mo for getting a box at

>Moebius Transformations Revealed

>If your head didn’t already hurt. Mike: did they cover this at U of P? 😉

>Beer Bottle Orchestra

> Of course, the amazing part is how they did it: Those crazy Aussies….

>Grow Damnit!

>It took the better part of my lunch hour to solve this:GROW CUBE And no searching on the internet for the answer. That’s just cheating.

>How America Lost the War on Drugs : Rolling Stone

>How America Lost the War on Drugs : Rolling Stone: “After Thirty-Five Years and $500 Billion, Drugs Are as Cheap and Plentiful as Ever: An Anatomy of a Failure.” To quote Slate’s Jack Shafer If I were maximum dictator, I

>Poor Hamster!

> Poor Hamster

>Not The Daily Show, With Some Writer


>This is what you get for not having the Beach Boys