Add Facebook Friend’s Birthdays to your Calendar Automatically

Lifehacker recently published an article detailing a few ways to help remember the things you actually care about, as opposed to those you don’t but remember anyway (such as the MVP of the 1996 All-star game). One of the little gems that was tucked in the article was the application fbCal which integrates your Facebook… Continue reading Add Facebook Friend’s Birthdays to your Calendar Automatically

I’m Skeptical

Candle Fail This entry makes me suspicious. Maybe it’s the laptop being a bit older that makes me wonder how awesome it would be to take a junker laptop and create this “failblog” entry. But perhaps I’m just trying to make up excuses for this horrible sight.

Open Sessions

This morning we had a very nice lunch, then followed by a few welcoming remarks and a welcome keynote. Gotta hand it to MS, the room looked absolutely cool, very matrix-ey, etc… Here are a few shots – poor light level, but very blue… After the Keynote, we went to open sessions (One of which… Continue reading Open Sessions

Wonderfully Ironic, Teenagers By My Chemical Romance

Teenagers, one of the latest singles by alternative-rock / emo / whatever band My Chemical Romance is a pretty humorous and ironic song that I figured I’d highlight here, for really no reason other than to put my thoughts out there on it (That’s what blogs are for right?). It actually applies to the title… Continue reading Wonderfully Ironic, Teenagers By My Chemical Romance

Massive Cooling Required

Was at the Halle Building Co-Lo DC yesterday with Paul and noticed these heavily modified server lockers. Apparently they are running some massively large data store of SCSI hard drives. The vents on the front took in the 65 degree DC air and the 10 fans per case on the back pumped out air that… Continue reading Massive Cooling Required


“Perhaps all statements of informed consent in clinical research should carry this message: WARNING-PARTICIPATION IN THIS TREATMENT COULD BE DANGEROUS TO YOUR HEALTH. YOU WILL BE TREATED BY PEOPLE WHO CARE MORE ABOUT GETTING RELIABLE DATA THAN ABOUT YOUR WELFARE” -Scientific Literacy and the Myth of the Scientific Method (Henry H. Bauer)

Stupid People Alert: I Am Evil

Teacher’s costume scares up complaint “INTERLOCHEN – A Halloween costume donned by a teacher at Lake Ann Elementary scared up a complaint from a parent spooked by its political message. David Micinski, Benzie Central superintendent, said a parent who was at the school for Monday’s Halloween festivities took issue with the teacher’s costume – a… Continue reading Stupid People Alert: I Am Evil

World Series Poll

Ok, I don’t like the White Sox.  Maybe i’m the typical baseball fan that holds grudges (This one goes back to Albert Belle in 1996), but there is just something about them I don’t like (Maybe its the Indians ability to choke in every game against them).  So for me, I don’t care if the… Continue reading World Series Poll