Month: February 2005

Ouch, I Think

I can attest that these knives I got are superbly sharp. While dicing onions tonight, the roommate decided to reach in front of me for the paper towel. Snip, goes the knife against the tip of my middle finger. Doh! Since the knife is so sharp, the cut was clean and wasn’t too painful. This…

Paramount Digital Security on Wikipes

There’s a fantastic write-up about Wikipes on the Paramount Digital Security blog, which also talks about wiki’s in general for those who are unfamiliar with the technology. Similarly, many people are intimidated by unfamiliar technology, especially when there are a lot of new concepts involved. In this article, I’ll show you a technology that might…

NYT Journalist Talks Journalism

Bill Keller, who is the executive editor of The New York Times, spoke at a fundraiser and mentions journalism, the large polarized rift in America’s viewpoints, and blogging. It’s a fascinating read, but even more fascinating are the comments the article received. Namely this one: Journalists from the MSM (mainstream media) are slow to wake…

Song of the Week – No Satisfaction

Toss in the Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, and the Velvet Underground into a blender with a few blues, and you get Black Mountain. This song is a great showcase for their rollicking bluesy rock and harmony. I checked this band out expecting a cross between Black Sabbath and Mountain, but I was pleasantly surprised.