Those that play computer games should wander over to http://www.blizzard.com today. Seriously. It’s sort of embarrassing to know that someone’s sold me a game before the thing’s even finished. But that’s the truth, and so it goes. The CGI trailers are AMAZING. I don’t know why Blizz is talking about shooting the WoW movie in live action, their CGI people … Continue reading →
Just came back from a very nice dinner with raininva at Red Robin. She gave me some loot from Vegas’ Star Trek: The Experience – a Starfleet emblem and an isolinear chip keychain. Rain just got promoted, and is apparently being groomed for bigger things in the future. I’d be jealous, if it weren’t for the fact that I’m quite … Continue reading →
There were ducks napping right outside my front door last night when I got home. This makes me happy. I like ducks. The Leiji Matsumoto fans on my flist (I know there are a couple) really need to check out this iTunes link… Look! More cool-looking TV I don’t have time to watch! Wish I could make the Yeager Anniversary … Continue reading →
“Do not make eye contact with can crusher. It is territorial and may interpret that as aggression.”
This morning, I stared into the shaving mirror while performing my daily skin irritation ritual, and remembered someone at Technicon referring to me as one of the con’s “elder statesmen”. I enjoyed the compliment… but it’s still a little weird trying to think of myself that way. Didn’t get to stay in bed any later than 9:30 or so this … Continue reading →
The lever-operated aluminum can crusher over the recycling bin in our break room is solemnly marked: “Do not place small woodland creatures in can crusher.” Good advice, I’m sure.
This morning, I discovered that the video drivers for my eyeballs must have gone bad. My view distance was cut to around 30 yards, with everything farther cloaked in thick white fog. Perhaps I needed a patch – Sunlight 3.4? Seriously, the fog this morning gave my commute a truly surreal ambience. Once I’d travelled a third of the way … Continue reading →
Today, as I drove to work, I plugged the iPod into the car stereo and listened to an episode of Astronomy Cast. (iTunes link) Astronomy Cast bills itself as “your facts-based journey through the cosmos”. There are few surprises in the podcast for a hard-core space geek, but the presentation is good and the content accessible to almost anyone listening. … Continue reading →
So, does anyone I know actually use this “Twitter” website? I thought I saw some folks mentioning it, but I don’t remember. … Continue reading →
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