Comments Pro/Con about Mambo?

I’ve been hunting around for a high end content management system (CMS) for a couple sites I’m working with. I personally use MovableType for my CMS, but that’s really geared toward blog operations, rather than full site management, though it certainly can be used that way (witness my Business site, which is totally MT driven).Read More

Kids view on Classic Games

This is just too good not to share. Folks who read Slashdot have probably already seen this, but there’s a series of articles on 1up about a couple kids being sat down in front of some of our old cherished and beloved games and saying what they think of them. Some of my favorite quotes:Read More

Today’s Yay-Boo rundown.

YAY! Snow snow snow! Lovely storm, beautiful weather. BOO! Still not quite feeling strong enough to go skiing after being sick off and on all week. YAY! Assembled and tested the snowblower a week before the snowfall. BOO! A blown tire on the snowblower halfway through todays cleaning. YAY! Getting a wireless keyboard for theRead More

An ‘Ah HAH!’ moment

I don’t talk much about what I do. Basically, I’m an application programmer. I write user-level apps that help folks do a specific task – that task generally being something non-geeky. (as opposed to system programmers who write things for other programs to use, or the like). Today I was hung up on an annoyingRead More

Geek Clothing!

See, now this is what I’m talkin about. High tech geeky clothing designed for, well, geeks! Embedded audio systems, communication gear in the collar, on-the-sleeve music controls. Tasty. I’ve always wanted clothing that let me carry hardware around that didn’t make me look completely borg-like. If only we could do an optical heads up displayRead More

Who needs Law, we have GOD!

A judge in Alabama has had the 10 commandments embroidered on his robe : McKathan told The Associated Press that he believes the Ten Commandments represent the truth “and you can’t divorce the law from the truth.” “The Ten Commandments can help a judge know the difference between right and wrong,” McKathan said. Good thingRead More

Ubercon Reg is open!

This is a blatant plug, suck it up and deal. One of the conventions I work with, Ubercon, just opened pre-reg for Ubercon V, March 11-13th, 2005 in the Meadowlands, NJ. These guys run a great convention. If you’re into tabletop, lan, larp, or console gaming, cmon in!