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February 25, 2004

Somewhat.

I’ve witnessed a load of questionably designed and inadequately proofread dialog boxes in my travels. But I’m at a complete lost on where to start with this one that popped up in front of me this morning while wrestling with LaCie’s SilverKeeper backup utility. I count seven major interface design errors, not even mentioning the … Read the rest of this item

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February 24, 2004

The girl and the geek.

The latest round of Lightboxing features retro-freshy Jen Funk Segrest knocking heads and Photoshop palettes with the ubiquitous Nate Steiner. It’s a country song in the making.

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February 24, 2004

Faster copycat.

On a reasonably regular basis, I perform a complete backup of the entire veer.com web site (all of the html and image components anyway) to a dated archive. I have been doing this since the site was launched in July of 2002. I danced a similar jig while working on the EyeWire web site as … Read the rest of this item

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February 23, 2004

Photo of the day.

  Amaryllis reflection. Calgary.

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February 16, 2004

A little herd told me.

The available domain name of the week is overherd.com

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February 16, 2004

And another thing.

Like I don’t have enough things sucking time away from this blog and my family, I’ve teamed up with Jason Perkins to kick his single word domain feed idea up a couple of rungs on the old concept ladder. It’ll look pretty and won’t take too long, I promise.

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February 9, 2004

Sproing.

Most days this web serving thing makes complete sense. Then there are days like today. For some inexplicable reason, the server which you are now accessing without any trouble whatsoever, decided to take leave of its senses this morning. Not only did it no longer wish to serve any files ending with the .html extension, … Read the rest of this item

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February 8, 2004

Three words.

Newtendo Entertainment System

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February 6, 2004

Who moved my cheese?

The proprietor was shuffled to a new location on the factory floor this morning and subsequently the grantcam has a brand new outlook on life at the workstation. By the way, that body behind me is my new departmental co-star, Mark. Past him is the kitchen. Handy, no?

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February 4, 2004

Photo of the day.

 Stucco building and bench. 19th Street & 1st Avenue Northwest, Calgary.

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