Archive for date: January 28, 2005


January 28, 2005 | Cooking and Recipes | By: Mark VandeWettering

Wikipes is a cool site which creates a global cookbook using Wiki technology. There aren’t a whole lot of recipes yet, and they seem to be less sophisticated than those on epicurious, but I like the idea.

Tasty Musings on Blogs

January 28, 2005 | Blogging | By: Mark VandeWettering

Thanks to Doc Searls for pointing me at Jack Shafer’s article Blog Overkill at Slate. I think Shafer makes some excellent points. I do feel that many bloggers have overplayed both the idea of blogs and their own skills in an attempt to promote themselves as being as legitimate and as important as the more […]

Music Thing: The ToneCrafter Universal DIY Stompbox – Engadget –

January 28, 2005 | General | By: Mark VandeWettering

Keeping with a musical theme, Engadget had a nice nice entry with lots of cool links. Try checking them out, including this wacky instrument, complete with Quicktime Video, and the cool sounding homebrew SoundLab Mini Synth, a $30 circuit board that you can turn into a $60 synth. It sounds pretty cool.

Hormel can ukelele

January 28, 2005 | Music | By: Mark VandeWettering

Those clever BoingBoing-ers found another cool item for you “music” loves: a Hormel can ukelele. It doubles as a lunchbox. It’s a pity that they don’t include a link to how it sounds. This is just the kind of impromptu folk instrument that I’m beginning to find fascinating.

Fun with SLUGs

January 28, 2005 | My Projects | By: Mark VandeWettering

Well, I couldn’t resist. I went ahead and bought one of the aforementioned Linksys NSLU2 boxes (colloquially referred to as a slug) and began tinkering. It’s a fun little box, and along with the help of guys on the irc channel #nslu2-linux I’ve got it running with a 20gb drive attached. In fact, I even […]