Category: Cool

w00tstock Chicago

Last sunday Ginny and I went to w00tstock Chicago at the Park West … it was an incredibly fun time. W00tstock is the brain child of Wil Wheaton, Paul and Storm, and Adam Savage.   It’s billed as “Three hours of geeks and music”. Sadly, it wasn’t quite as advertised … the show lasted four …

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In Flight WiFi

OK, this is pretty cool … I’m on my way to the COMMON Conference in Orlando … and, just before the flight leaves, Ginny sends a text telling me that the blogs are down. I use the TouchTerm app on my iPhone … but can’t figure out what is going on. Luckily the flight I’m …

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Nimoy supports Obama

I’ve always thought that Leonard Nimoy and I had a fair bit in common … and I can add another item to the list … He was raised Jewish, but seems to have lost religion … check He’s a photographer … I’m a shutter bug He’s a great actor … I’m … well … ok, …

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Posting from my phone

mainly because it’s a geeky thing to do. It’s gonna take a long time to make a single post.

REI Schaumburg

I gotta hand it to REI Schaumburg … they handled a (relatively) minor customer service issue perfectly. A few weeks ago Ginny and I went to the newly opened REI store in Schaumburg. I had a few things that I wanted to pick up … including a new parka. The jacket I have now, as …

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Brookfield Zoo

Well, as you can probably guess, Ginny and I went to the Brookfield Zoo today. It was a really nice day … not too hot, a bit cloudy (but not too bad). Of course, one of the major reasons I wanted to go was to work with my new camera some more. It’s fairly different …

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Giraffe2

For those who haven’t noticed, I’m using a new theme on the blog … it’s called Giraffe2 and is really flexible and cool. This theme, coupled with WordPress Widgets, make this blog really slick looking (if I do say so myself).

Another Article!

Heh … I’m going to be famous yet again! A few weeks ago I was interviewed by a Neil Tardy of IBM Systems magazine about midrange.com. The interview went well, and I was really pleased with the first draft Neil sent me. Turns out the magazine wanted a photo of me for the article. So, …

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Top 10 Fuel Ratings

Ford Motor Co., with its hybrid SUVs, is the only American carmaker to crack the top-10 fuel economy list for 2006 vehicles … Ford Escape hybrid SUVs, two-wheel and four-wheel drive, round out the list. – Ford only US firm in top 10 for fuel rating – The Boston Globe Way cool! Although I didn’t …

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IPod Nano

Ok, I know I told Ginny that I wasn’t going to get an IPod (after she got her IPod mini as an early birthday present) … but this IPod Nano looks pretty cool. I had thought about getting an IPod Shuffle at one point … but I didn’t like the idea of not being able …

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