Monthly Archives: February 2005

Review: Net News Wire 2.0 Beta

As part of my New Year’s resolution to pay for more of the software that I use all the time, I recently purchased a license for NetNewsWire 2.0. Even though it’s still in beta, over the month long trial I … Continue reading

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Anticipated and Unanticipated Packet Loss

I’ve been away for a couple of days. It’s been a combination of spotty internet access (Speakeasy, my service provider, was having some kind of problem with “unanticipated packet loss in Seattle, Portland, and surrounding areas”, that first made service … Continue reading

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Bookmarklets and the Moment

Last night, Chris and I stayed up through the night talking about various issues arising from my recent post on tagging relationships. We covered a bunch of topics relating to the growing folksonomic zeitgeist, including ways of tagging music, how … Continue reading

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Olympus C-7000

Today, I received, in the mail, my new digital camera. I had picked it out around the time my dad came into town for my birthday. I was waiting all day to play with it and after a busy and … Continue reading

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The Art of Tagging Relationships

I have a friend who is currently a senior art major at Reed College, my alma mater. She is a photographer and her thesis project involves collecting photographs from various sources (including her own practice) and assembling them into an … Continue reading

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Association of Music Podcasting

Digging ever deeper into this whole podcasting thing, I was interested in a recent link mentioned on the Daily Source Code: the Association of Music Podcasting. They are a new service that acts as an intermediary between podcasters and independent … Continue reading

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Amy Sue Sings A Song

My friend, co-worker, and fellow M4DZ artist Amy Subach recently started a podcast on my urging. As soon as I heard of the format I thought of her; she has that rare and quirky ability that is necessary for successful … Continue reading

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Hotmail is killing me (with kindness)

An update on my Hotmail problem. About 36 hours after fighting my way through their torturous help system in order to send an email asking for aid, I got a reply from an actual human. She was profusively nice. Almost … Continue reading

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Gus

Tonight, after my shift at work, I had a couple of Dupont Saisons with Gus from Portland Radio Authority. He’s a good friend and ex-roommate and bandmate of one of my co-workers. We had a great conversation about PRA. They … Continue reading

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Hotmail is killing me

A week or so ago, I started getting clumps of emails from staff@hotmail.com to my Hotmail account. The emails said something to the effect that as a part of a new anti-spam crusade, they would periodically be asking users to … Continue reading

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