Monthly Archives: March 2008

Versioned

March 31, 2008 Comments Off on Versioned

I’ve bumped the blog from WordPress 2.3 to 2.5 – readers shouldn’t see any differences (if it works properly), but those of you who write will notice some changes in the back end.  Hopefully they fixed whatever it was that ... Read More »

Review: Marseguro by Edward Willett

March 24, 2008 1 Comment »

So after not winning one in Edward Willett‘s giveaway, and not finding one at any local bookstores, I finally picked up a copy of Marseguro at McNally Robinson in Saskatoon. I bumped it to the top of my reading pile ... Read More »

iWipe

March 19, 2008 Comments Off on iWipe

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R.I.P.

March 18, 2008 Comments Off on R.I.P.

Arthur C. Clarke, visionary writer, passed away Wednesday in Sri Lanka at the age of 90. I have read a fair amount of his fiction work (both short stories and novels), and the ideas he imagined on paper have frequently ... Read More »

Fun game

March 11, 2008 3 Comments »

Every teacher’s convention I’ve ever been to has had a vendor’s area. I’m sure it’s the same at any professional conference… but I’d wager that no other type of conference has such a wide variety of products and services available. ... Read More »

New toy

March 6, 2008 1 Comment »

I got me an EeePC! Yeah! Unboxing photos below. The other computer in the photos is my old Thinkpad 600e – it’s 13.3″, to give you an idea of the size of the eeepc… svgallery=eeepc So far, loving it – ... Read More »

Chocolate + peanut butter

March 4, 2008 Comments Off on Chocolate + peanut butter

So I was looking through YouTube for beatboxing videos (don’t ask), when I came across this guy.  All I can say is that suddenly, the flute doesn’t seem quite so girly anymore&# Read More »

Alberta Election

March 3, 2008 3 Comments »

After picking the Saskatchewan election right on at 38-20 (http://www.marturia.net/blog/?p=3087), it is time for an Alberta prediction. At the risk of Jeremying it (a wildly optimistic partisan prediction), I am guessing 61-17-4-1, the same result as last time Read More »

Promo video

March 1, 2008 6 Comments »

So one of the projects that’s been taking up my time over the last little while is the creation of a promotional video for my school. We’re looking for something that’s a little more glamourous than a PowerPoint to get ... Read More »

Comment subscription

March 1, 2008 Comments Off on Comment subscription

After having used comment subscription on a number of other sites recently, I decided to implement them here on Marturia as well.  I’ve found that as I comment across numerous blogs, it becomes difficult to keep track of where I’ve ... Read More »