Monthly Archives: February 2007

If I were in charge

February 26, 2007 6 Comments »

Movies I’ve seen in the past year, and the Oscars they should have won: The Da Vinci Code: Film most likely to convince people it’s based on a true story, even though it’s not Tristan + Isolde: Best film based ... Read More »


February 24, 2007 2 Comments »

Normally about now, I’d be sharing my Oscar picks for this year, bu this year, I can’t be bothered. It’s not just that I haven’t seen any of the “Best Picture” nominee films, or the leading actors in their films, ... Read More »


February 22, 2007 1 Comment »

Via Coyne comes this delightful Onion article: a how-to on protecting your young ones from the dangers of their imaginations Read More »

Oooo… Heroes!

February 21, 2007 Comments Off on Oooo… Heroes!

, you’re now logged in! Below you’ll find your test result. After, continue on to your homescreen to discover what we’re about. continue to OkCupid homescreen > Audrey Hanson You scored 45 Idealism, 37 Nonconformity, 50 Nerdiness Well, statistically speaking, ... Read More »

Jobs on education

February 21, 2007 13 Comments »

This is sure to warm Dennis’ heart: Steve Jobs has jumped in on the education debate. Always nice to see an educational expert come up with solutions… what’s that you say? Steve Jobs isn’t an education expert? But he’s given ... Read More »

New Favourite FF Extension

February 20, 2007 Comments Off on New Favourite FF Extension

 One of the things I like best about FireFox is its extensibility.  Anything that you can conceive of a browser doing, FireFox can be made to do, through extensions.  I use a number of extensions, shall we say, extensively… I ... Read More »

Choice quote

February 19, 2007 Comments Off on Choice quote

I watched Garden State again last night. I’d forgotten how good it was. There’s a lot of language in it, but the dialogue feels authentic. Anyways, in the scene in the pool where Andrew and Sam are sitting in the ... Read More »

Sad but true

February 14, 2007 Comments Off on Sad but true

This would be funnier if it wasn’t so true Read More »

Double dose of media production

February 11, 2007 1 Comment »

Well, I was gone for a couple days, so I figure I owe y’all a couple clips. These are not my favourites, but they’re both ones where I made using clips available on the web. The first is to “I ... Read More »

Legislators gone wild

February 9, 2007 1 Comment »

A proposed law in NYC would make it illegal to cross the street while listening to an iPod. “If you’re so involved in your electronic device that you can’t see or hear a car coming, this is indicative of a ... Read More »

Media Production, Part Deux

February 9, 2007 1 Comment »

So, part two of our short series on multimedia features a Flash animation I put together a couple years ago to advertise our evening service. There are a lot of “in” jokes, but most of it stands on its own. ... Read More »

Media Production

February 8, 2007 Comments Off on Media Production

I’m giving a couple workshops next week on web page building and multi-media production at the PAGC inter-agency conference. In preparation, I’ve been going back over some of the presentations I’ve put together over the years. Some are good, some, ... Read More »