Archive for February, 2009

Phil Hartman Audition Video For Saturday Night Live

Thursday, February 26th, 2009

Phil Hartman Audition Video For Saturday Night Live

Abandoned: Six Flags New Orleans

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

Abandoned: Six Flags New Orleans

Binary prefix

Thursday, February 12th, 2009

Binary prefix About to lose my cred: Yes, I know the difference between a kilobyte and a kilobyte, but I didn’t realize there was a different naming scheme to differentiate between the two. Trigger: I was reading up on ZFS and discovered the exbibyte.

William Gibson’s found emoticons

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

William Gibson found emoticons

Caterina’s distraction management

Tuesday, February 10th, 2009

Caterina’s distraction management

Sweetums degrees

Tuesday, February 10th, 2009

Comparison

Sometimes people ask me about my twitter handle @sweetums. It’s not from the muppet, but I did make this connection today: Sweetums was performed by Richard Hunt, who performed Statler, who was named after the Statler Hotel, which was renamed Hotel Pennsylvania, which was where HOPE was held, which was covered by Sweetums for Hack a Day. Woo 5 degrees!

The name actually comes from a one-liner I used once: “I was thinking of calling my motorcycle ‘Sweetums’… or is that too butch?”

It’s just a silly contrast joke, but I throughly enjoy people calling me sweetums. When you introduce yourself as ‘sweetums’, it’s disarming and when people address you as ‘sweetums’, it’s endearing.

UPDATE: Added image based on Frosty’s comment.

Shipping container cabinets

Monday, February 9th, 2009

Shipping container cabinets They look great, but heavy as hell. Earthquake proof storage for your wine? [via Boing Boing]