Monthly Archives: November 2005

Family is Funny

So, I’m here in Ohio freezing my butt off. It’s 15 degrees here with snow. Brrrr… In most families, when they eat Turkey, the tryptophan kicks in and everyone sleeps. In my family, it causes silliness. My oldest nephew got a

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Goosebumps

So I attended a NWEN breakfast this morning to listen to the CEO of 180Solutions. He spent the hour telling us again and again that his company does not ship spyware, which I still don’t believe. Their model is that

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Immediate RSS (Immedi.at)

So Peter spent a recent weekend creating a new IM service called http://immedi.at .  I love the premise, and I can see how it could be leveraged by a whole group of people. Turns out that once he announced this service

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Now THAT’s feedback

OK, I know I really blasted CalendarHub in my last post, however they DO have some work to do before they will be legit. The incredible thing is that less than 2 hours after posting to my blog, Scott from

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Calendar Hub-Bub

So another hip new Web 2.0 company has released yet another beta. This one is called CalendarHub. I spent 10 minutes playing with it today before I realized that this product is DOA. They have very cool ideas, but the

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Dance Dance Revolution

I quit my job to start my own company. This guy quit his job to create a dancing video. Something tells me that his choice will be more profitable. We live in kooky times. More on this guy, Matt Harding.

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Who said IT was easy?

I just spent the last 9+ hours rebuilding my company’s server (which is also where this blog resides). I created a detailed plan on how to rebuild the server before I took it down… but wouldn’t you know it, Windows

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Damn, that’s harsh

To all my friends out there at LOUD, hang in there. The market is harsh sometimes. Either things will pick up in a big way at Loudeye, or you’ll be able to land a quality position elsewhere. There’s always a

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A first person shooter that doesn’t suck

Wow, it’s been about 9 years since I’ve acutally played a video game til its very end. My 2.5 year stint in the Microsoft games group many years ago really destroyed any love of video gaming for me. It IS

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So tech is still sometimes kewl

I must’ve been living in a shell somewhere, because I never knew that Google had a video service. I had a friend forward a really funny video of some chinese students pretending to sing bad American pop, and then it

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