Archive for date: January 9, 2005


January 9, 2005 | Cooking and Recipes | By: Mark VandeWettering

While researching Cory Doctorow, I found he founded a company called Opencola. Now defunct, the primary result of their company seems to have been the release of an open source softdrink recipe, released under the GPL. Wacky!

Creative Commies T-Shirts

January 9, 2005 | Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt, Intellectual Property | By: Mark VandeWettering

Bill Gates apparently think that those who seek to reform copyright terms are communists. The silliness of that claim has spawned a number of cool T-shirts at least, including this incredibly reasonably priced one from Giant Robot Printing. Great stuff!

White Noise

January 9, 2005 | Bad Science, Movie Review | By: Mark VandeWettering

I haven’t done a movie review in quite some time, but I did manage to get out with my better half to see White Noise, starring actors Michael Keaton, Chandra West, Debra Unger and Ian McNiece. The film begins with the tragic death of author Anna Rivers under mysterious circumstances. Her husband, Jonathan Rivers, is […]

Personal Achievement

January 9, 2005 | My Diary | By: Mark VandeWettering

I ran a mile today. A real mile, at a real run. I probably last did that at age 25. It probably doesn’t mean much to anyone but me, but I think I should view it as quite an achievement. One of my New Years’s goals is to actually run a 10K race in 2005. […]

The Hipster PDA

January 9, 2005 | Link of the Day | By: Mark VandeWettering

I’m 40 years old now, and I’ve realized two things: I’m much wiser than I was when I was 25, or even 35. My raw talent, ambition and enthusiasm only carries me so far. Toward that end I’ve made some changes in the last couple of years. I’m exercising, I’m trying to keep more regular […]