• Archive for November, 2004

    Attention Vancouver couch seekers…

    by  • 11/30/2004 • life • 0 Comments

    The couch is velvet, and appears to have caught the flash in an odd way – it’s not faded or anything. It’s in really good shape, just too big to fit into the new apartment. Stored in my studio under tarps until we find a good home for it. * 7 feet across at its […]

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    Paris Hilton demands top billing

    by  • 11/30/2004 • life • 0 Comments

    Defamer shows just how well the online version of the magazine “People” has its priorities in order…. Blonde Paris Hilton Turns Brunette Plus Passions actor dies, “Indie Oscar” nominees, and more The actor in question was David Bailey and he was 71, but nobody who reads People care. They want to know which hoochie girl […]

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    Finally it has returned

    by  • 11/30/2004 • geek • 0 Comments

    I’ve been using the Firefox 1.0 release since day one, and I’ve missed one extension a LOT since 0.7 or 0.8 when it stopped working. Session Saver would save all my open tabs in the event of a browser or OS crash, and restore them on restart of the application. You could explicitly save your […]

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    Christ on a bike….

    by  • 11/29/2004 • life • 0 Comments

    Welcome Matt to Vancouver. A refreshing look at life in Vancouver, including definitions of words that are new to him. Though, I can honestly say that I’ve never been asked to “initialize” anything by my bank…

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    Throwing rocks at blogs

    by  • 11/29/2004 • geek • 1 Comment

    The Lemur was wondering what a trackback does, and asks “Is it an electronic rock I toss at your blog…?” That’s the entire point behind this post – I’m writing my name on a rock and throwing it at The Head Lemur. Technically, all it does is call a CGI on the remote server with […]

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    We’ve changed our policy, but we can’t SHOW you the policy…

    by  • 11/29/2004 • geek, life • 0 Comments

    Ah yes, gotta love the government’s librarians. Below is the chain of emails regarding my ISSN application, with my comments in bold From: ISSN Canada <issn@lac-bac.gc.ca> To: “rgmurray@xxx” <rgmurray@xxx> Date: Tue, 23 Nov 2004 07:13:45 -0500 Subject: RE: ISSN Application Form for Canadian Serial Publications Thank you for your application. Weblogs are no longer assigned […]

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    More laptop replacement planning…

    by  • 11/29/2004 • geek • 0 Comments

    I’ve come to the conclusion that these are my two primary options for a laptop to replace my aging Dell Inspiron 5000 (700MHz P3) system (no wireless, dead battery, and the system weighs about 200 pounds). I don’t really need to push the machine that hard, so I’m likely fine with the iBook… I need […]

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