Category Archives: Misc

Census Dotmap

Census Dotmap.

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1922: Why I Quit Being So Accommodating | Mike Cane’s xBlog

A very odd essay from a 1922 issue of The American Magazine that seems to go against the general grain of most of the articles published then. There is also no name attached to it. via 1922: Why I Quit … Continue reading

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SilverHawk: August 2012

Unfortunately, CentOS doesn’t include a pre-packaged RPM, so I have to build it. I grabbed the source from http://sourceforge.net/projects/motion/files/, extracted it (tar -xzf motion-3.2.12.tar.gz), and then ran a simple configure (./configure) just to see if it picked up the ffmpeg … Continue reading

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Stupid post office

They left a notice in my mailbox. Final notice, item from Hong Kong. This is actually the first time I’ve seen a notice from them. From my webcam, I can see they didn’t knock on the front door to try … Continue reading

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John Browett’s short tenure at Apple was marked by strife

John Browett’s short tenure at Apple was marked by strife.

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Looks like it’s traps time

Sigh, useless cats.  

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Frank Fairfield – Rye Whiskey (Live on KEXP) – YouTube

Frank Fairfield – Rye Whiskey (Live on KEXP) – YouTube.

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Bad Apple

Really underwhelmed with my Apple experience recently. 1) Purchased new Retina MBP as soon as it goes on sale in June 2) Late June – discover video redraw issues 3) Early August – Apple swaps out my laptop for a … Continue reading

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Adjusting Headlights on the Toyota FJ Cruiser – YouTube

Adjusting Headlights on the Toyota FJ Cruiser – YouTube.

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angry rant – USPS, just kill it already

So – in the keep it or kill it debates on the USPS, I’ve been on the side of keep it for the last year. I considered the claims of it being a largely dysfunctional and non-cost effective system to be largely … Continue reading

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