Month: May 2009

  • Little Changes

    Flipping channels, I ran across Deep Impact during a speech given by the president (played by Morgan Freeman). The black president didn’t amaze me. Hollywood figured out how to portray them a decade before the US figured out how to elect one. What amazed me is that with all the really cool forward looking technology […]

  • Broken Images

    Disappointed the pictures I posted through Ping are all broken.

  • Comment Spam Resumes

    Have spammers figured out how to pick reCAPTCHA‘s lock? All of a sudden I am getting hundreds of comment spam blocked by Akismet. When I added reCAPTCHA, it dropped to a few a month. Now 409 in a week. Guess this is why layers of security are good. UPDATE: Scanned through for false positives. The […]

  • Torchwood Returns

    This is a test of the George blog watching system. If George in facts reads my blog, then he will see this trailer for a show he likes. If George actually had read my blog, then he would have made comments on previous posts. Thank you.

  • Microsoft Outlook 2007 Wishlist

    From 2001 to 2006, Microsoft Outlook was the email client I used for work (and on my home computer to access work stuff). Back then, Exchange was not available, so a number of the features were more hacks than reality. However, it worked pretty well. When I changed jobs, Netscape and Thunderbird were the pre-installed […]

  • Blackborg Teeshirt

    Blackborg Teeshirt Originally uploaded by Ezra F Mike LeSombre posted the Blackborg picture and teeshirt. I got one! tag: photography

  • Teeshirt Action Shot

    Blackborg Teeshirt Mike LeSombre posted the Blackborg picture and teeshirt. I got one!

  • TED Talk: Brewster Kahle builds a free digital library

    I’ve heard the Library of Congress analogy previously. The question I had then was, “What about the diagrams and pictures which make the books useful. Books are not just letters, numbers, and symbols.”

  • Wild Carrot Maybe

    Wild Carrot aka Queen Anne’s Lace aka aka aka… I’m tired of trying to identify this one. Obviously if I’m going to photograph flowers I need to either take an identification class or acquire some better resources for determining what they are. Read and post comments | Send to a friend

  • Wild Carrot Maybe

    Wild Carrot aka Queen Anne’s Lace aka aka aka… I’m tired of trying to identify this one. Obviously if I’m going to photograph flowers I need to either take an identification class or acquire some better resources for determining what they are.