January 29, 2004

POTD updated

Picture Of The Day 2004 is struggling to it's feet.. So much for new year's resolutions!

Posted at January 29, 2004 02:11 PM, Categories: Beardcore

January 21, 2004

Bad story ideas

The stupid story idea I came up with today:

Hipster guy dates women for the sole purpose of borrowing their CD collection and putting everything on his iPod. Then he dumps them. He searches Friendster for local women who like Deerhoof, hoping to get his hands on the new full-length.

The stupid story idea I came up with months ago (while on my road trip):

Local indie pop band decides that a cost-effective means of promoting their latest album will be to adopt a two-mile stretch of the nearby interstate highway. They're dismayed when they learn that the sign isn't big enough to hold their URL.

Posted at January 21, 2004 10:01 AM, Categories: Beardcore

January 19, 2004

Blogs, photos, html = geek

I don't remember if I put a link to Jake's blog up here, but it's easier to insert another link than to search through my archives.

Today I realized that when I happen upon a stranger's blog, the only thing I want to see are pictures of their daily life. I don't have the patience to read a bunch of rambling from someone I don't know. So I've decided to post more photos here. You know, something from the archives. I recently started cataloging all of my digital and scanned photos. ALL of them. 13244 of them so far, 1998 through part of 2003. So we'll start with this one, from 1998:

Photo of me six years ago

Cindy and I were discussing HTML on the phone last night (yes we are that geeky from time to time) and it occurred to me that all of my HTML comes from 1997. I'm using 7-year-old tags that browsers still support because of outdated pages, not because people like me can't keep up with the technology. I think it was Evan that asked me if I will have trouble finding engineering work if I am away from the industry for a few years (pursuing photographic delusions of grandeur). Maybe I'll fall behind the times there too.. How weird would it be to have fallen behind at the age of, say, 31?

One last thing: I finally updated the script that creates this page so that the date changes only if the song has changed. That is, when iTunes is paused the page will not be updated. Crap, just noticed that I had the crontab entry commented out since Friday.

OK, move along.

Posted at January 19, 2004 10:03 AM, Categories: Beardcore

January 16, 2004

More or less

I just noticed that my microwave has a button that is labeled, I swear, "More/Less."

How weird is it that Bob Mould has a blog?

Posted at January 16, 2004 01:39 PM, Categories: Beardcore

January 07, 2004

Photo updates..

I've been having a frustrating HTML week.. But the following have been updated and/or established: POTD 2003, POTD 2004, and my photo portfolio.

I still can't fix the IE windows "gap at the bottom of the table cell" problem. Is it just me? No other browser shows that problem, and I can't figure out what I'm doing wrong.

Other than the HTML woes, life is very good right now.

Posted at January 7, 2004 12:07 PM, Categories: Beardcore
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