Fivethirtyeight.com

October 31, 2008 at 2:25 pm | blabbing, web.

This is a super great site for seeing how polls combine into useful information and how election scenarios could play out. http://www.fivethirtyeight.com/

Figuring out the Beatles

at 2:18 pm | blabbing, music.

If you have ever wondered how the Beatles got that weird sound at the beginning of “Hard Days Night”, it seems its taken over 40 years, a professor and some advanced analytical modeling to figure it out. Wired Article » Little known fact is that the Beatles (Ringo really) used the phrase “Hard Days Night”… Read more »

Joe the plumber and other McCain gaffs

October 24, 2008 at 1:51 pm | blabbing.

John McCain is just shooting himself in the foot every time I turn around. Chooses Sarah “Caribou Barbie the Maverick” Palin No Palin news conferences Loses debates Constantly talks about Joe the Plumber, who is not a plumber Keeps up negative attacks, even after they don’t work Real America / Fake America Palin wardrobe People… Read more »

busy busy busy

at 1:40 pm | blabbing.

I’m a busy little bee these days. Work work work… Gotta get ready for the winter… Check out pictures from the last Absinthe Glow show down in Monterey.

Warren Buffet

October 10, 2008 at 1:03 pm | blabbing, business.

With all the upheaval in the stock market I hear people in panic talking about selling their stocks and mutual funds. People always say that Warren Buffet is a great businessman and investor yet they always forget one of his biggest rules about investing. “Be greedy when others are fearful and be fearful when others… Read more »

Getting Better

October 9, 2008 at 12:01 pm | blabbing, music.

When Alanna and I got married, I was rushing around before the wedding moving stuff and getting dressed and checking on arrangements and the whole time I was singing this song under my breath. Here we are 2 months to the day after the wedding and I still have it in my head. Getting Better… Read more »

Is it OS X or OS TEN?

October 2, 2008 at 5:07 pm | blabbing, web.

Someone asked me recently is Apples operating system was pronounced OS X (as in the letter X) or OS TEN (as in the roman numeral). I blurted out X the letter, even though most people at Apple and in other circles are calling it TEN. If you look at the wikipedia entry for OS X,… Read more »

Wise and Foolish

September 19, 2008 at 9:48 am | blabbing, web.

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance. The wise grows it under his feet. – James Oppenhiem

automagically

September 8, 2008 at 10:36 am | blabbing, web.

Today’s word of the day is “Automagically”. The basic Urban Dictionary term says its adv. Something that happens automatically, but that also has some mysterious, “magical” element to it. “Smart” appliances, features, etc. that do intelligent things with less help than you might expect. Some people in business or computing use this term when they… Read more »

back from Hawaii

September 7, 2008 at 5:56 pm | blabbing.

We got back from our honeymoon on monday and have spent the rest of the week working our way through all the stuff that was waiting for us when we got back. We have tackled the mail, work, boxes, Thank You cards, cleaning, laundry and car stuff. You can check out pics from our trip… Read more »