Archive for date: February 11, 2005

Win a signed Ray Harryhausen DVD set

February 11, 2005 | Link of the Day | By: Mark VandeWettering

Those lads at BoingBoing pointed their readers to a contest to win a signed Ray Harryhausen DVD set. Cool! Don’t surf on over there, I’d like to maximize my own chances of winning. One of the great perks of working Pixar is that occasionally you get to meet interesting people. Ray has stopped by twice […]

More musing on the nature of communication…

February 11, 2005 | Rants and Raves | By: Mark VandeWettering

Today I was scanning my list of blogline feeds, and noticed an update to The QuotationsPage, which included this quote by Hansell B. Duckett: What this country needs is more free speech worth listening to. A nice quotation, and one that I agree with, but perhaps with a different spin that was intended. To illustrate, […]

Motorola MPx220 – software update

February 11, 2005 | Toys and Gadgets | By: Mark VandeWettering

As I have mentioned previously, I’m the owner of the Motorola MPX220 SmartPhone. Overall I’ve had generally mixed feelings about it, but two things which bugged me were: the camera would take garbled pictures when Bluetooth was enabled The volume wasn’t really very good: it was hard to listen to in even moderately noisy environments […]