September 2006 Archive

book report: Stanislaw Lem; Mortal Engines

30 September 2006, 2:06 pm
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Stanislaw Lem is one of the many authors I’ve always meant to read something by. I’ve even picked up a handful of his books over the years with noble intentions of follow-through which have, to-date, gone unfufilled. So picking Lem’s Mortal Engine from the freebie box I’d commited to availing myself of only if I […]

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book report: John Mortimer; Charade

30 September 2006, 1:20 pm
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When I last visitied Lorem Ipsum Books, they had a deal wherein for every x dollars one spent, one got to pick a book from the “free books” box. I told myself that I would only let myself take free books if I actually read them. Here, teacher, is my attempt to prove that I […]

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home taping is killing music

29 September 2006, 8:14 pm
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I didn’t really set out to boycott major label recordings (at least those that don’t have software nasties), and the fact that I’ve kinda been doing so for the past several years is more a byproduct of how I’m exposed to and purchase music than a deliberate strategy.
Since I joined La La, I’ve gotten […]

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the difficulty beauty of letting go

27 September 2006, 7:49 pm
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Or how can anything little be so undeserving

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mantra for the Hampshire Street ride

14 September 2006, 7:38 am
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On my commute, I see maybe a couple hundred cars, of which from 0 to 3 do something to piss me off on a given day. I see maybe half a dozen other cycle commuters (more if I go in late) of which from 0 to 4 piss me off on any given day. Hence:
You’re […]

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every time I see this graphic, I get

14 September 2006, 7:28 am
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Confused!
(from allmusic.com)

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terrible fanboy

10 September 2006, 10:59 am
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(sing it to the tune of NIN’s “terrible lie”, or GbV’s “lords of overstock”)

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safe download

4 September 2006, 10:58 am
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Clean Software
Stop Badware

Also (unrelated), math jazz. I’m curious, but suspect it might sound terrible.
(OK, back to the saltmines. Coz it’s labor day.)

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