Archive for August, 2006

Bring me her brains!

Thursday, August 31st, 2006

Followup to the previous post - I made some more animations of Carolyn's MRI scans, and Clint expertly strung them together and set them to music! Watch the video above, or click this YouTube link

Journey into the soft machine

Wednesday, August 30th, 2006

Carolyn recently had an MRI done, and Clint posted the photos onto their Flickr account. The pictures are all stills from a "media viewer" that comes with a CD given to Carolyn after the procedure. After seeing some of the stills, I realized that they had a lot ...

Collectibles market

Wednesday, August 30th, 2006

Noteworthy news from Frank: A spam I just got had the subject "herpes autograph". I don't know what those spammers are trying to sell, but, man, that'd make an AWESOME band name.

Robot poet

Wednesday, August 30th, 2006

The development team I am a part of is scattered across the country. We chat in an IRC channel to keep in touch about our progress, questions, issues, schedules, and whatever else comes to mind. In the IRC channel there is an IRC bot named inky that is ...

Day of Nature

Wednesday, August 30th, 2006

There was a strong nature-oriented theme this morning. On the way back from dropping Iris off at school, I stopped at Greenbrier Nurseries to pick up a few houseplants, because we need to bring a plant to the school for Iris to take care of to help teach her ...

Now is the time on Sprockets when we X-Ray your luggage

Thursday, August 17th, 2006

The absolute best words to come out of airport security officials are related to "monkey helper" guidelines posted at the bottom of this Transportation Security Administration page: "TSOs have been trained to not touch the monkey during the screening process." Dieter would be offended. "Vould you like to touch my monkey? ...

He nice, the Borat.

Saturday, August 5th, 2006

I had no idea Borat was in town! He came to a rodeo in Salem last year to piss off the crowd, and the scene has made it into the new Borat movie. You can see parts of the scene in the new theatrical trailer for the movie. Rodeo ...