Monthly Archives: March 2007

Just so you realize where I come from…

My wife is a member of a local baby group, recently a Red Sox and a Yankee fan have been engaging in some good natured ribbing. The Red Sox fan recently shared this photo of her son at his first … Continue reading

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Oh yeah, that’s progress

Got the new North American Levinas Society up and running, still needs some beta testing and some proofing, but I’m pretty pleased. http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~mcsantos/levinas/index.html I used some pretty cool Fireworks techniques (when I launched this blog it was to publish tutorial … Continue reading

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Back from NYC

Sigh. Good, no–great pizza. Dunkin’ Donuts (jelly, of course–and great ice coffee, the kind made double strength and chilled overnight). People were rude to me, it was great. Sigh.. I’ll have a longer post coming later today–while I was in … Continue reading

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TagCrowd

Came across this webtool on Colin Brooke’s blog: good, clean fun. It will read any plain text document (and you can just cut and paste from a Word document). Here’s what my prospectus looks like as a tag cloud: already … Continue reading

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Mike Greenberg & Wikipedia

Earlier this morning Mike Greenberg ripped Wikipedia on his ESPN radio show. I couldn’t take it, so here’s my response: Subject: Wikipedia and people Greenie’s problem isn’t with Wikipedia, its with people, bad people. He is potentially a bad person. … Continue reading

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Can’t Resist One Post

Slash.dot’s had a running conversation of a recent NYTimes article that included a list of the top ten most important video games of all-time. Their list: [Henry] Lowood and the four members of his committee — the game designers Warren … Continue reading

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Why Am I Writing This?

Things to do: Prospectus: Progress: 99% Yes, finally, I have a 27 page revised document. Hoo-rah. The one precent remaining? I wrote the document in NeoOffice but am running into some formatting issues. So,I’m going to reformat the document in … Continue reading

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Derrida’s “The Book to Come”

When researching / reading, I usually write notes in text-edit. Usually this stuff never sees the light of day (especially when I’m working off of 4 hours sleep), but today I feel like sharing. Up until now, I’ve made this … Continue reading

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Poirot Takes the Case

I awoke this morning to a terrible scene: Immediately I took a quick survey of the damage: I conjured the spirit of my favorite Belgium detective… he immediately instructed me to locate the origin of the crime: Next, I investigated … Continue reading

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CSS and Background Images

A couple of posts back I talked about the resume project my students have been working on–today we created a new style sheet for it using a background-image technique I first learned from Karl Stolley as a member of his … Continue reading

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