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 […]

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 […]


January 1, 2005 | General | By: Mark VandeWettering

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

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 […]