Great weekend

So… by all accounts HPSN was a great success. I’m pretty happy ๐Ÿ™‚
I had a pretty great weekend, too. After finishing off some work on an unrelated project on Saturday afternoon, I headed over to Cam and Melissa’s, where we binged on fantastic, handmade pierogis (perogi, perogy, piroghi, pirogi, or pyrohy) by Melissa. And, oh yeah, salad, bratwurst, chips & salsa and beer. Mmmm. Not the healthiest stuff in the world but hey it’s okay once and while, right? Went to the video store, picked out Martin Scorsese‘s The Departed — what a great film! The parts I was awake for, anyway. We started the film at 10:30 though so I think I have a good excuse ๐Ÿ™‚ Stayed the night and slept in until noon (they have good curtains!), and enjoyed another round of pierogis and sunny-side up eggs… oh comfort food how I love thee.. watched an episode of Buffy, then went upstairs and helped assemble their new desk. Man. Why are the instructions on assemble-it-yourself furniture always so bad? Anyway, after some consternation it all came together, and it looks great! Got me thinking of buying some new furniture…
After that, got my things together and went out to Ultimate Frisbee for the first time in more than a month. That was great.. and I wasn’t as dead as I thought I was going to be. And apparrently Cam and Melissa hadn’t had enough of me, because I went right back there for dinner and enjoyed some great grilled chicken while we watched the Oscars. And I’m delighted to say The Departed won Best Picture, because I still have the rental for another three days… haha. Going to try and watch it again tonight if I have the time.
Anyway time to go to work, I’ll leave you with a few images from Ultimate last night. Have a good day!

Academy Award Nominated Shorts on iTunes

This is some of the cooler content I’ve seen on the iTunes Store.
The nominations for the 79th Academy Awardsรƒโ€šร‚ยฎ short films are in and iTunes has the best way for you to discover some of the most impressive, innovative films of 2006.
Oscar Short Films
Be sure to check out Binta and the Great Idea; it’s gorgeous.

iStan unveiling

A few pictures from this morning, where CEO Lou Oberndorf introduced the wireless version of our human patient simulator, aka “iStan”.
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TextWrangler Javascript function parsing

This is just a slightly (okay, really) geeky celebration of the fact that my favorite text editor, TextWrangler, includes Javascript functions in its function pulldown. Not sure when this this happened, but in any case, woohoo ๐Ÿ™‚

My brothers on Beatport

When I need to find electronic music, I turn to Beatport. And Beatport just put together a nifty little widget that allows you to make your own embeddable player. Naturally, I created one with all the releases from AFK (that would be my brother Davin, for those not in the know) ๐Ÿ™‚ Click on any song title to hear it, and it’s a little hard to see, but there’s actually three pages of results there.. click on the “2” to see the second page, “3” for the third, and so on. The eagle-eyed will notice a shout-out to Florida State Parks on page two…

Go to Get These Tracks Add This Player

And here’s the songs from my brothers Anand and Davin collaborating under the guise Tiebreaker:

Go to Get These Tracks Add This Player

If you hear anything you like, buy it ๐Ÿ™‚ Not that I’m biased or anything… hee… post a comment with your favorites… (mine are currently “The Morning Star” by AFK and Dustin H, and “Dope Ride (Tiebreaker’s Green Machine Mix)” by C79).

Good morning

Hope everyone had a good weekend. This is *the* week, what all the work of the past few months has been leading up to. Here’s to a good one. ๐Ÿ™‚ You can see what’s going on by reading the conference blog.
Music: Barenaked Ladies – Take It Back (thanks, Tex!)


Occam’s Razor

Clicky. The best part is probably the Technorati tags. (via random_speak)



== 17.6 C. Needless to say I’ve had warmer days in my apt. Clicky for bigness.


Happy Valentines Day!

Happy Saint Valentines to all the couples out there in readerland! I hope you had a wonderful day. If you aren’t attached, this might be handy: 25 Valentines Suicide Suggestions for Singles (may not be safe for all work environments).
Either way, have a great night! ๐Ÿ™‚


Film disposable vs G3

That film-digital comparison I mentioned is now up. Check it out.