Archive for date: June 3, 2005

Robby the Robot

June 3, 2005 | General | By: Mark VandeWettering

Robby the Robot, originally uploaded by brainwagon. Just celebrity spotting in SF. Addendum: Check out the Robby the Robot Fan Site.

Education on the meaning of the word “public domain”

June 3, 2005 | Intellectual Property | By: Mark VandeWettering

Dan put me onto Turtle’s 78 RPM Jukebox, a site which contains some very nice recordings of old 78 RPM records which are in the public domain. Some very cool stuff, but it contains the following puzzling disclaimer: All original recordings are understood to be in the public domain. All selections in this jukebox are […]

Gnuplot usage

June 3, 2005 | General | By: Mark VandeWettering

Lisa uses her weblog to remind her of things that are hard to remember like the instructions to her watch. I have done a few things like that (like the command line for burning DVDs on my FreeBSD box) and I thought I’d also put a couple of gnuplot reminders here. (I use gnuplot for […]

Five reasons social networking doesn’t work –

June 3, 2005 | Link of the Day | By: Mark VandeWettering

Molly Wood has an article on CNET detailing Five reasons social networking doesn’t work. I think it’s worth reading. Her top reason: There’s nothing to do there. Amen. The real problem is that once you bother going to a social networking networking website, there is nothing to actually do except email and posting, and we […]