Monthly Archives: July 2007

Good Deal… Two Months Ago

Every sportscaster from Boston to Beijing is telling me I should be estactic over the Celtics move to acquire Kevin Garnett. And, as a fan who hasn’t sniffed relevancy in a few years, I am. But someone explain this to … Continue reading

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Sliding Header

As I mentioned in my last post, I’ve created a “sliding header” technique: a CSS method for handling screen resize. Since buying a mac and regularly using Safari, I’ve been a bit more sensitive to the need to create pages … Continue reading

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Victory-is-Mine: New Website

I’ve finished the draft for my fyc course this fall. I’m particularly pleased with the sliding image header technique I “invented” for this site–tutorial coming soon. I still have some touch ups (applying a min-width to the content area, thinking … Continue reading

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Standards Compliant URLs

I haven’t put up a technology-oriented post in awhile, but, then again, I haven’t been doing much web design this summer. This week I’ve started working on my course website for the fall, and thought I might share a cool, … Continue reading

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Google’s Candidate?

TechCrunch recently published an article on congressman Ron Paul, a presidential candidate who is running a digital campaign. Paul is gathering support through all the Web2.0 usual suspects: a typepad blog, digg, eventful, flickr, meetup, MySpace, and YouTube. The article … Continue reading

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This sounded a lot cooler than it played, but if you have 15 minutes and a bit of nostalgia, check out Simsponize Me. The program is a bit picky about what photos it will accept (I ended up cropping another … Continue reading

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8 Random Facts

I have been tagged for 8 random facts by Wishydig. There’s rules: We have to post these rules before we give you the facts. Players start with eight random facts/habits about themselves. People who are tagged need to write in … Continue reading

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I saw the new Transformers movie. The special effects are outstanding–without question the best CGI I have ever seen. When I walked out to the parking lot, I thought my car was going to become a 50′ robot. Became immensly … Continue reading

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Victory is (sorta) Ours!

SoundExchange (representing the music industry) has agreed to re-think its fee structure for internet radio, 16 days before the killer rate increase. DiMA has a mixed review to the announcement. While many people are questioning the move, it at least … Continue reading

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All-Star Fever

The official All-Star rosters come out tonight, but I wanted to go on record with my picks. So here’s how I spent the Red Sox game today. To crank up the difficulty, I’m limiting myself to a 27 (the real … Continue reading

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