Monthly Archives: July 2007

RIP: Michelangelo Antonioni

( link) One of my favorite directors. Please go buy and watch all his films.

Everybody’s a DJ

Me included. Here’s my last.fm playlist. There are more songs in the list than display in the little widget below. You can break out the widget into a stand-alone window also and just play in shuffle mode. Enjoy: table.lfmWidget20070720221038 td {margin:0 !important;padding:0 !important;border:0 !important;}table.lfmWidget20070720221038 tr.lfmHead a:hover {background:url(http://panther1.last.fm/widgets/images/en/header/playlist/my_regular_blue.png) no-repeat 0 0 !important;}table.lfmWidget20070720221038 tr.lfmEmbed object {float:left;}table.lfmWidget20070720221038 tr.lfmFoot

Personal Dirigibles

Million-dollar prize offered for soldier ‘power pack’ I need to draft my personal dirigible schematic, but it’s a no-brainer. Tie off the packs to the mini-zeppelin hovering overhead. The Zep will have a little propeller for propulsion so the soldier will hardly notice it’s there. It can’t fail!

Here’s What We Missed

While Terry and I had Sunrise Mountain and Mt. Hoffman all to ourselves, here’s what we missed down on lowly little Half Dome:

And this is related to anti-trust how again?

Revealing Mackey’s sock-puppeteering does a good job of embarassing him personally, damaging Whole Foods reputation, but it protects consumers how again? It is relevant to the Wild Oats acquisition how again? (link)

Margarita Recipe

I don’t make a lot of cocktails, but it’s summer time and I like my Margarita recipe, so I’ll share. I basically substitute Limoncello for the Triple Sec, so there’s no orange bottom to the flavor — it’s a pure lemon/lime flavor, one of my favorites. So: 50% Tequila (I don’t know enough to recommend,

Vids and sounds

On old complaint: videos and audio effects on web pages should never automatically start to play. They should always have a start button and wait for a user to click play. Auto-start behavior would be as if your TV just started playing whatever channel it is on every time you glance in the general direction

More Yosemite Pix

Back from the Sierras. 7 days of backpacking, with some High Sierra Camps mixed in. Park was bone dry. We did not go into the valley, but we looked down upon it like Gods from Mt. Sunrise and Mt. Hoffman. Fantastic trip.

Back

Back from a week in the woods. Any hilarious new LOLCats I should know about?