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October 31, 2002

Photo of the day.

 Hallowe’en lights and leaf rake on porch. Calgary.

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October 31, 2002

Today’s menu.

A couple of interesting CSS-related links landed on my plate today. Depending on how cranked up your markup metabolism rate is, these articles could be enlightening or obfuscating or both. It’s all in how they’re digested. For a light snack, start with Introduction to CSS Shorthand Properties by Ove A. Klykken. Bite-sized servings aimed at … Read the rest of this item

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October 31, 2002

The geekiest things come in small packages.

Steven Frank manages to pull himself together for a moment and ask a question which has stirred and troubled the programmer’s psyche for ages. Well, at least since 2:44 this morning. Is this the smallest ASCII chart ever made? [ Update ] The ever groovy Victor Rehorst has converted the aforementioned chart into a Newton book … Read the rest of this item

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October 29, 2002

Photo of the day.

 Rush hour traffic in the snow. Canyon Meadows Drive, Calgary.

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October 29, 2002

For the person who has everything.

We’re all aware of how you can find pretty much anything on eBay, no matter how obscure or useless a particular item may be. But did you know you can also bid on absolutely nothing? How refreshing. Via Toby

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October 27, 2002

I can see your desktop from here.

I’m in the midst of updating the Veer site this quiet Sunday evening. Making sure that everything smells fresh and clean as our latest catalog hits the streets is something that I take pride in. And while I’m genuinely jazzed about some of the new product offerings we have popping up on the site this … Read the rest of this item

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October 27, 2002

Dot com along for the ride.

Where does the time go? The available domain name of the week turns three years old this weekend, yet it seems like only yesterday when it was brought into a cold dot com-starved world. I distinctly remember when it was not much more than a wee twinkle in my eye. And like all youngsters do, … Read the rest of this item

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October 26, 2002

This old house.

A couple of days ago, I noticed that the low-voltage lights under our kitchen cabinets flickered every time one the drawers beneath the gas cook top were opened or closed. I popped out one of the drawers and sure enough, that’s where the contractor had installed the transformer for powering the lights. Figuring it was … Read the rest of this item

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October 25, 2002

Hello? Is this thing on?

I wasn’t going to post anything about Blogger getting hacked today, because it’s been making the rounds all afternoon and is pretty much beaten to death already. But events like this tend to get me thinking a little bit more seriously about moving away from a centralized service like Blogger and over to some sort … Read the rest of this item

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October 24, 2002

Photo of the day.

 Indigo and the shoes. Calgary. This image is for the benefit of all those friends of mine who have been pestering me for the past week to post a photo of our new dog. What’s with you people anyway? Haven’t you got jobs or something? Yeesh. Now, realizing that this particular shot is a bit on … Read the rest of this item

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