This is splorp.

ISSN 1496-3221

Category: Back Catalogue

September 14, 2011

Blake.

I first met Blake when he was literally just a kid, maybe 7 or 8 years old. His dad taught at my high school and was one of the reasons that I really started to enjoy the creative and technological intricacies of media production and photography. Blake’s dad ran the media centre, the school’s television … Read the rest of this item

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March 2, 2007

Retrospection.

As a lame attempt at refocusing and reevaluating, I’ve been going back through the blog archives every once in a while. Sweet mother of crap, I used to blather on about an awful lot of really good shit™. My fave ‘out of context’ phrase from nearly six years ago? “… mine has a trackball the … Read the rest of this item

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February 15, 2003

The server god.

About twelve years ago, when I first worked for Image Club Graphics, our office inhabited a renovated warehouse just east of the downtown core. (As a little bit of calgary-related web trivia, this was the same building that currently houses the folks behind iStockPhoto, Webcore Labs, and Evolvs.) The point of telling you about this … Read the rest of this item

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January 17, 2002

Several layer dip.

As much as I laud Digital Vision for the pixelated chutzpah of their new Infinity series of royalty-free, layered Photoshop-format stock images, their claim that they are the first to offer such a product is just so much balderdash. Back when layers were actually listed as a new feature in Photoshop, the design team that … Read the rest of this item

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April 5, 2000

Well, this is it.

After tinkering around with Manila and a crazy-assed FileMaker database thing that a friend suggested, I took the plunge into bloggerland. Even though I prefer to have all things server-side (my server-side that is), Blogger is a pretty cool implementation of remote control publishing.

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