DVD: Man on Fire While not as good as Training Day, and not entirely an action movie, I still like this one for its odd take on a redemption tale. Quite grisly in places, and while not showing everything in excruciating detail, you wouldn’t say that it leaves all the gore to the imagination.
dinner with an old friend Originally uploaded by cafedave. Once your friends get married, it becomes harder to catch up with them. Once they have kids, it becomes harder still. Almost ten years into his marriage, one of my oldest friends found himself with a meeting in the city, giving me a rare opportunity to […]
Twenty-Five Years of Post-it Notes
[cheesedip] Mmm… band-aids that look like rashers of bacon.
I can’t say I have a lot of experience with small laptops: mine is a 17-inch G4 Powerbook, but the idea of having a tiny computer seems to appeal to some people. If you were looking for a small laptop, you’d have to start with the website dynamism.com – they’re the ones who get all […]
With every long weekend comes a host of events; two separate barbecues with different groups of friends, a church service, a prolonged game of multiplayer halo. The question arises: what do you talk about at these different events? The most dull conversations, and the most interesting, can start with the same set of questions. Worse, […]
[kottke] Online Readability Test using the Gunning Fog Index; what score does your weblog get? (Mine was 7.28)
[kottke] Database schemas for flickr-esque tags
Mac OS X – Clearing DNS Cache
DVD: The Thin Red Line A lot of stars, a lot of action; I thought that the movie lacked an overall plot: it felt like a sequence of war stories that had been stuck together. A good movie to be watching over the Anzac Day weekend; to be reminded of the horrors and difficulties of […]