Wednesday, November 30, 2005

Mama, Papa, Sister and Brother...

O and Stew are not going to be pleased. RIP, Stan.

Monday, November 28, 2005

New Gig

After two more weeks, I will yodel no more. I'm leaving Yahoo! for a position at Ning.

Saturday, November 26, 2005

Mike and Sarah Gwen Out

First Race


Some photos from Owen's first race.

Wednesday, November 23, 2005

1776

This will sound like blasphemy to most of the hipster crowd, but eff them. As a fan of The Office (UK Version), I scoffed at the idea of a shitty NBC American version. When I saw a bootleg of the pilot, it struck me as pretty lukewarm, however I ended up enjoying the first season. Now, well into season two, it has officially become the better of the two versions. That's right. USA! USA!

Terror in the Tub


Stewart freaked out about taking a bubble bath last night, as he's been traumatized by "The Dirty Bubble" (pictured above) from SpongeBob.

Thursday, November 17, 2005

KartMatch

Mario Kart DS is easily the best game in the series, and the Wi-Fi matches are insanely addictive. To help find some more "friends" to battle against, I whipped up KartMatch.

Monday, November 14, 2005

One. Two. Three?


You heard it here first, folks.

Thursday, November 10, 2005

Currently Scannerless


But here's a crappy camphone pic of Owen's preschool portrait. Mr. Serious.

Tuesday, November 08, 2005

Important Database

Tell us where to get the best hot wings on Earth.

Thursday, November 03, 2005

Video iPod Review

So I've had the new iPod for about three days now, and I'm loving it. While I'm using it primarily as a music player, the ability to watch videos is surprisingly cool. I'm in no way suggesting that anyone would want to regularly watch long-form content on it (though I'll definitely watch movies/shows when on plane trips)...the sweet spot is short-form stuff. Video podcasts (very early in the game, but they have incredible potential), viral clips, etc. A perfect example is the new Current TV iPod video feed, which provides the same full-length (5-10 min usually) segments you'd see on the cable channel. They're absolutely perfect for this medium.

That being said, it's also a great way to store shows and movies for playback on a big screen. If you encode it right (this handy tutorial works wonders) the full-screen quality is easily on par with broadcast TV (not DVD, but very watchable and acceptable), and the filesize is only around 750MB for a 2-hour segment. Throw in the remote control and you have a media center that's about the size of a deck of cards.

Not to mention the fact that I can now view the Mr. Belvedere opening credits anytime and anywhere.

Tuesday, November 01, 2005

The Eagle Has Landed