Archive for date: June 24, 2005

I’m curious about Gnomedex 5.0

June 24, 2005 | Audioblogs and Podcasting, Blogging, Rants and Raves | By: Mark VandeWettering

Take a look at their announcement, especially concentrating on the What is Gnomedex… section. Someone, please, explain it to me. Why is Gnomedex significant? Useful link: Technorati: gnomedex2005 Addendum: Just what here requires a license at all, much less a Creative Commons License? We don’t need licenses for other data formats like HTML.

A tree picture, posted automatically from Flickr…

June 24, 2005 | General | By: Mark VandeWettering

I’ve tweaked my flickr upload template a bit to be a bit more WordPerfect friendly, and to use my existing style sheet instead of interjecting its own CSS in every post. This photo was one I did with my Nikon 4500 using an infrared filter. I kind of liked it.


June 24, 2005 | General | By: Mark VandeWettering

Just testing some magic from A List Apart for doing CSS drop shadows. This requires all sorts of skullduggery with negative margins and the like to pull off, but doesn’t pollute the markup too badly.

Pear Photo

June 24, 2005 | My Photos | By: Mark VandeWettering

Pear Photo Originally uploaded by brainwagon. While in front of the Copia center in Napa last weekend, I tried snapping close up photos of a wide variety of plants and fruits they had growing in their gardens. I think this pear image turned out the best. I like the general shape, the out of focus […]

Personal Expression is Just a Fad…

June 24, 2005 | Audioblogs and Podcasting, Blogging, Rants and Raves | By: Mark VandeWettering

Every once in a while, you read something that makes you just shake your head. Dave Slusher mentioned David Coursey’s anti-podcasting article. I’m not so opposed to his opinions on the grounds that he’s a knee-jerk-off (although he does seem to fit the description) but rather from the simple fact he’s hopelessly off target in […]


June 24, 2005 | Toys and Gadgets | By: Mark VandeWettering

I have a couple of friends who are still Lego fanatics. Just in case they missed this, check out BrickJournal – the magazine for Adult Fans of LEGO. It looks pretty cool. You can download the premiere issue as a 35 page PDF file from their website.