Archive for date: October 29, 2004

Halloween Podcast!

October 29, 2004 | Audioblogs and Podcasting, Brainwagon Radio | By: Mark VandeWettering

Well, it’s still a couple of days till Halloween, but I thought I would to this special halloween themed podcast so that you could still have time to use some of the ideas and downloads that I present here in whatever spooky proceedings you may have planned. Here are some of the links I mentioned: […]

Am I part of the popular crowd?

October 29, 2004 | Audioblogs and Podcasting | By: Mark VandeWettering

In some ways, I’m blown away by the popularity of my podcasts, and yet in listening to people like Adam Curry, Dave Slusher, or even Todd Cochrane’s Geek News Central, it seems clear that far fewer people are listening to my little podcasts than others. For instance, I tried looking up my lowly weblog on […]

The Internet Turns 35

October 29, 2004 | Computer Science, News | By: Mark VandeWettering

In the 1960s, computer scientists at American universities and in the U.S. Department of Defence devised a plan for a network of computers that could all communicate with each other. After the hardware was put in place, researchers at UCLA attempted on Oct. 29, 1969, to log in to a computer at the Stanford Research […]

The New Yorker: The Talk of the Town

October 29, 2004 | Politics | By: Mark VandeWettering

The New Yorker endorses Kerry in an essay that in most respects echoes my own thoughts on the upcoming election. We shall see who prevails on November 2.

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy – The Adventure Game

October 29, 2004 | Games and Diversions | By: Mark VandeWettering

The BBC has the 1984 Infocom adventure based upon Douglas Adam’s Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy running as a Flash applet. Cool stuff. Don’t forget your towel!