Monthly Archive: May 2010

OH SHIT OH SHIT. THE INTERNET IS RUNNING OUT!!!!shift+1 0

OH SHIT OH SHIT. THE INTERNET IS RUNNING OUT!!!!shift+1

The other day I stopped by CNN.com to find a sub-headline of “We’re running out of internet addresses” catching my eye. These articles always amuse me so I clicked through and read “Are you ready for the big internet crunch?“. What fear mongering are they up to today? A lot, apparently, since the first line is “The internet as we know it is reaching its limits.“. Come on CNN, I...

Fanime This Weekend 0

Fanime This Weekend

And in fact today! Indeed, we are there this very moment. Jon and I are currently at Fanime. Jon went last year (and the year before that), and as I previously mentioned, he convinced me to go this year. I flew down to meet Jon (and get my motorcycle back) yesterday and after an enjoyable dinner we headed back to his place to finish final preparations. If you are in...

Why I hate Apple: Lack of keyboard shortcuts 3

Why I hate Apple: Lack of keyboard shortcuts

So here I am, trying to re-create a playlist in an iPod that isn’t “in sync” with my current library. If I plug in the iPod, iTunes will tactically nuke it from space. My only option is to flip through each song on the iPod while simultaneously searching for it on iTunes. This is extremely annoying, and one of the many reasons I freaking hate iTunes, but that’s not why...

The end of an era 3

The end of an era

A tweet by @DanteShepherd (the guy behind SurvivingTheWorld.net) reminded me that this is graduation time for a lot of people (specifically High School and College Seniors, along with other degree seekers) and that some people have a hard time moving onto the next phase of their lives. Here’s the article that spawned this post. The previous post is also quite good. Both are worth reading and they set a melancholy...

Wrap up: Maker Faire 2010 1

Wrap up: Maker Faire 2010

In the weeks preceding Maker Faire, feelings went from excitement, to nervousness to frustration and finally to the pleasant relief that it was here. As for the Faire itself? What more is there to say than it was awesome! So without further adieu, my brief wrap up of the events of Maker Faire…