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Archive: August, 2004

August 26, 2004

The cam came back.

After slightly more than a month of downtime due to the unfortunate demise of a certain piece of data storage hardware, I am pleased to report that the grantcam is alive and well once again. The delay was not due to any technical issues. Dear me, no. It was just one of those things that … Read the rest of this item

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August 26, 2004

That’s why I drive a plastic car.

The available domain name of the week is metallergic.com

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August 23, 2004

Photo of the day.

 Formed metal signage on brick. Kensington Road, Calgary.

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August 19, 2004

To view our site incorrectly, click here.

Mac software review site Apple Legal seems to be attempting to promote standards by smacking users of Internet Explorer upside the browser with the following notice. It’s mostly true, but rather oddly-worded at that. While I’m the last person to advocate the use of Internet Explorer over other fine web browsing packages, there are other … Read the rest of this item

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August 18, 2004

Cassingled.

People really ought to stop comparing the iPod to other MP3 players. It’s a losing battle. The iPod deserves to be matched up with more worthy opponents. Finally, somebody has understood the fact that it shouldn’t be an analytical comparison of one digital device with a another digital device — it should be a classic … Read the rest of this item

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August 18, 2004

Dinner is served.

All this summer heat sure makes one hungry… and forgetful. To make up for the recent lack of action in the kitchen, here’s a heaping helping of tasty fodder for the creatively starved. Pull up a chair, slap on that lobster bib, and dig into three fortnights worth of juicy available domain name of the … Read the rest of this item

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August 6, 2004

Photo of the day.

 Pedestrian sign and pitched roof. Southeast Calgary.

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August 5, 2004

Summertime.

Although the living may be easy, the blogging is not. More important things, too numerous to mention here, have been occupying my time, consuming my energy, and otherwise keeping me from my normal bloggish ways. Please note that the effect is only temporary and all things blog will return to a normalish rate in the … Read the rest of this item

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