Archive for date: January 1, 2005

Sidekick II

January 1, 2005 | General, Toys and Gadgets | By: Mark VandeWettering

My wife got the new Sidekick II as her present to herself this year. I must admit: it’s nice. It’s got a nicer keyboard, nicer controls and a decent camera. It also includes support for Yahoo! Messenger as well as AOL Instant Messenger right out of the box. If you like to leverage things open […]

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Bridging San Francisco Bay

January 1, 2005 | General | By: Mark VandeWettering

Another small video of some interest: Bridging San Francisco Bay, an industrial film created by U.S. Steel Co. to crow about the construction of the Bay Bridge between Oakland and San Francisco. The construction of a replacement span between Yerba Buena island and the Oakland shore is currently underway: it is interesting to see how […]

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Hercules

January 1, 2005 | General | By: Mark VandeWettering

Ah, another “classic” movie has been released by archive.org: Hercules, starring Steve Reeves. Like so many of the feature films on archive.org, this one was also presented on MST3K. Enjoy!

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Happy New Years!

January 1, 2005 | My Diary | By: Mark VandeWettering

Welcome to 2005! Hope everyone has had a pleasant holiday and is ready to get back to the serious work that we all have: namely surfing the web and listening to my brainwagon radio podcasts. We are back to traditional brainwagon blue, no more christmas decorations. I’m still a couple of days away from getting […]

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