• Archive for December 4th, 2004

    But it is better….

    by  • 12/4/2004 • life • 0 Comments

    This isn’t a site that I’d normally visit, as it’s HMV’s Australian site, but I really like the wording of their “error” message. The site you have tried to enter requires Internet Explorer 6 (or better) with Windows Media Player 7 (or better) on Windows XP, 2000, Me or 98. Click Here to use our […]

    Read more →

    Ah yes, more illegal photos of prisoners…

    by  • 12/4/2004 • life • 0 Comments

    More photos of prisoner “abuse” surface from Iraq. These are five images that were lifted from google cache apparently. I’d hit archive.org and see if the system has them all cached if I could be bothered to sift through a million search results. I quote the word abuse because the images that are shown are […]

    Read more →

    It’s nice to see job ads I’m qualified for…

    by  • 12/4/2004 • geek, life • 0 Comments

    Hire him… , originally uploaded by xinit. The penguins compel you. So, there’s a job out there advertising for a Systems Administrator, who would work at a company in Vancouver that I’ve been interested in working with since they opened up their system’s public beta program. I’m really quite happy at the place I’m at, […]

    Read more →

    Now who’s laughing?

    by  • 12/4/2004 • geek • 0 Comments

    I noticed something when I was at a book store yesterday, and I’ll try illustrating it here for you… The “Complete Farside” collection is a good example of the phenomenon: amazon.ca CDN$136.50 amazon.com US$81.00 To make this even more straight-forward, xe.com’s currency conversion utility converts US$81 to CAN$96.58 (CAN$136.50 == US$114.48). I’ve known that the […]

    Read more →