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Monthly Archive for June, 2004

Time to Get Creative

Sentence completion is described as a technique to help you squeeze more out of your brain. Basically, it forces you to go past the first idea that pops into your head and start reaching for the 4th or 5th. I can see where that would have power. Usually, I seem to be trying to quiet […]

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Norton Simon Museum

I’d never been to the Norton Simon Museum before. I had some time today though, so I made the trek up to Pasadena. I was really impressed. That’s a very nice museum. It’s not the largest museum, but their collection is still great and surprisingly diverse. Plus, they let metake a bunch of photos, so […]

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Monty Python’s Fellowship of the Ring

The unholy marriage of Monty Python and Tolkien. Monty Python: Fellowship of the Ring is quite possibly the ultimate in geek comedy.

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Testing 1….2….3

My site’s been having problems the past few days, so this is just a mike check.

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WTF Internet?

I’m not sure I really get max Weber’s Pit. I thought it was a game or something, but it just seems to be an interesting way to present some silly little animations. Some of the animations are interesting. Many are not. Still, if you haven’t seen it, I guess maybe you should.

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More Than Meets the Eye

Robots in disguise? Sure, but also break dancers. Transformers, break dancing, it’s got everything. To quote NortonDC from MeFi (from which I got the link), “My generation has the coolest dorks ever.” Word.

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Great Color Sense

Wow! I love Dushan’s illustrations. I’m not as big a fan of the interface. I guess there’s something to be said for being surprised, but would it kill you to give me an idea of what I’m going to get when I click? Anyway, if you’re in to trippy, extremely colorful illustrations, then check ’em […]

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That’s It?

I’ve played on-line click to make surprising things happen and solve the puzzle games like The Quest For The Rest before. (it’s a viral for The Polyphonic Spree’s new record). I never seem to do very well with them for some reason, and true to form it took me about 5 minutes of clicking the […]

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You’re Getting Sleepy ….. Sleepy

In case you were wondering, if you stay up until 4 AM to finish reading Children of God, Mary Doria Russell’s just OK follow up to her exceptional book The Sparrow, you will sleep through your alarm the next day, and you will be cranky and tired at work, and you will write extremely convoluted […]

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