Monthly Archive: November 2004

Delivered

Delivered

For a geek, “anticipation” is having a new gadget delivered at home while you’re at work. My birthday gift to myself is the new PalmOne Treo 650. I had preordered it and everything, and Sprint — the first provider to carry it, and fortunately my current provider — opened the floodgates last...

Red, Blue, Yellow?

Red, Blue, Yellow?

As the parent of three small children, two of whom are big fans, there’s no need to guess whether nautical nonsense is on our agenda for this weekend. For the most part, limiting your theater-going experiences to cartoons and kiddie flicks is a painful parenting reality. But I’m not dreading...

Gak!

Gak!

If you’re using Movable Type and held at version 2.661 because of that whole licensing thing, but you’ve been thinking about just biting the bullet and going for 3.x, my advice is: Don’t. Well, if you’re starting from scratch, I’m sure it’s fine. But if you’re a hand-coder and made...

Jet Plane

Jet Plane

I’m spending my 30th birthday in Los Angeles. I’m leaving on the red-eye tonight to arrive there Friday morning, just in time for a meeting. Saturday will bring another meeting, followed by a dress-up fundraising dinner. I get back late Sunday, just in time to go back to my real...

Murmurs

Murmurs

The folly of egg-stage chicken counting, “Dewey Defeats Truman,” the 2000 elections, yada yada yada. Dammit I know better. But so hungry is my soul for even a faint glimmer of light, I pathetically gravitate anyway toward reports of high turnout, early exit poll numbers and other optimistic amateur punditry...