Monthly Archives: February 2008

Soooo glad we got Rock Band

Jonathan Coulton performs “Still Alive” in Rock Band from Joy Stiq on Vimeo. Geoff already checked the PS3 store, not there yet, but you bet we’ll buy it as soon as it’s available.

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Why Creative Commons?

I often get tied up trying to explain Creative Commons to people. This video of a presentation on Free Culture by Lawrence Lessig (the father or Creative Commons) explains it better than I ever could. It’s long, but worth it. … Continue reading

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This is what I do when it is late at night and I can't sleep.

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Why is there great Mac only software?

OK, I know there’s plenty of software that is PC only, but why are there a lot of great programs that are Mac only? PC only programs make sense- Windows based PC’s make up, what? At least 85% of the … Continue reading

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The pain of photo management part 2

So I already wrote about the pain of photo management. I did finally get all my photos in the same place and have removed most of the duplicates. I am now back to searching for a suitable program/programs to use … Continue reading

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Post on using open source software

I wrote about why it is important to use open source software on my other blog, nirak.net. This is one of those posts that really could have gone on either blog, but I decided to put it over there because … Continue reading

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Wicketpedia

(thanks to my husband for the title) I didn’t know it, but we are living with the stuff of legends. Take a look: See that bottom right cat? That’s Wicket. He is now a famous lolcat -at least until someone … Continue reading

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A video because I'm sick (happy v day!)

I am not feeling well today, so all you’re getting from me is a valentine’s video made by the people over at the shoebox blog.

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The pain of photo management

I had one simple goal last night- to get all my digital photos on the same computer and to get rid of duplicates (i.e. clean up the giant mess that is my photos folder) and to find a photo management … Continue reading

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PS3 networking

So my husband bought a PS3 last night, successfully bringing our “you bought this so I get to buy this” volly to a close. A racing game came with the PS3, but Geoff also bough Rock Band, which I must … Continue reading

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