Archive for date: December 11, 2004

9.6, 9.7, 9.4, and from the Republican Judge, a 3.2

December 11, 2004 | Blogging, General | By: Mark VandeWettering

To the nice three people who have ranked brainwagon on, thanks! It’s great to know that at least three people thought enough of this little endeavor to click a button to let others know about it. Addendum: seven people? Staggering!

Boing Boing: Piracy vs. Stealing: Teacher Fails

December 11, 2004 | Intellectual Property | By: Mark VandeWettering

Boing Boing reports that sixteen year old student Steve Geluso was given an F on his exit exam for trying to draw a distinction between theft and piracy. You can read scans of his essay here. While young Steve’s essay could use some work and I would argue that elements of it are naive or […]

Complete ukulele kit for $22

December 11, 2004 | Music | By: Mark VandeWettering

For some of my do-it-yourself musicians, Boing Boing ran a link to this $22 kit to build a ukulele. I’m developing an intellectual if not aesthetic appreciation for inexpensive musical instruments. Can anyone recommend outstanding examples of music for the ukulele? Addendum: I found something brilliant.

Christmas Colors!

December 11, 2004 | Blogging | By: Mark VandeWettering

Well, I scribbled up a new logo image on some scratch paper, scanned it, colored and touched it up with The Gimp, and did some minor tweaks to my CSS files, all to help ring in the holiday system season. I keep meaning to fix the huge amount of blank space at the top of […]