Sunday, March 30, 2008
From time to time, I'm known to fall asleep reading to my kids. This gives my wife two choices: Leave me alone, in which case I usually wake up around 2:00 AM and crawl pathetically into bed, or two, kick me so that I wake up. Depends on her mood.
Last night, I managed to drag my sorry hide downstairs and we watched BSG Razor (awesome). Rose gave me a little sarcastic remark like, "Nice to have you awake for the whole movie..." To this I replied, "It's easy to stay awake when you have a knot in your stomach," referring of course to how one feels when watching BSG. It's a good knot.
Season 4 starts this week. I've never before been excited for the new season of a television show. Time to format the DVR's hard drive. [06:57 | Link]
Saturday, March 22, 2008
File under fun with rolling balls/marbles/George Rhoads-esque: Binary Marble Adding Machine (direct link to video). [07:31 | Link]
Sunday, March 16, 2008
Pajama day. [21:58 | Link]
Thursday, March 13, 2008
Mobile Computing page updated. [23:39 | Link]
Tuesday, March 04, 2008
One week ago Starbucks closed its stores nationwide for about 3 hours to train its 'baristas' (sarcastic quotes intentional) and, according to the company's former CEO, regain some of the romance and soul of the espresso experience. Coffee connoisseurs around the world laughed out loud at the news. The subtitle of this ABC news article nails it: 'Coffee Purists Say a Few Hours of Training is Hardly Enough to Learn the Art of Espresso'. The community at CoffeeGeek had a few interesting things to say about the event. Timely as ever, NPR's The World offered a short but highly informative story within its GeoQuiz on the true art of espresso (thanks, Rose!). As you may already know, I'm a junkie. [08:42 | Link]
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