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Description: Yet another blog containing the semi-witty observations, thoughts, and other assorted navel gazing of a somewhat interesting individual.
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First Fetched: 00:18:26 01/31/2004
Last Updated: 02:11:39 05/26/2006

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ph34r t3h butt0nz, j0.
I know y'all have missed me this week, I need to make up for it somehow. I think that the fact that this site, AniGaming, and the others, will be down all day on Sunday and a good chunk of...
08:32:10 March 26, 2004, Friday (PST) Source: TechGnosis - Dig it.
My entire philosophy...
... about people, the world, and everything in it, can be condensed to what is found in this comic strip....
10:17:03 March 21, 2004, Sunday (PST) Source: TechGnosis - Dig it.
Not much to say...
Don't really have too much to say tonight, a bit too mentally exhausted to post anything worthwhile, but I will at least warn you guys that there will likely be many more Second Life themed posts showing up than there...
19:52:07 March 16, 2004, Tuesday (PST) Source: TechGnosis - Dig it.
Second Life and Linux - Part Deux
Well, I seem to remember rambling on about trying to get Second Life, that Metaverse-esque online game, to run under Linux by using Wine or WineX. And the conclusion on those ramblings was that, no, it would not run. So...
20:12:27 March 14, 2004, Sunday (PST) Source: TechGnosis - Dig it.
Game Pr0n and Army humor...
Just a couple of quick entries tonight, mostly thanks to Memepool. First off, there's The 213 Things Skippy is No Longer Allowed to Do in the U.S. Army, a rollicking collection of the good times you're not really allowed to...
19:54:17 March 13, 2004, Saturday (PST) Source: TechGnosis - Dig it.
Madrid, te queremos...
Today, the ETA, a terrorist organization based in Spain, launched a devastating and cowardly attack on the capital city, Madrid. A series of bombs in several train stations have left nearly 200 people dead and more than 1,000 wounded. The...
08:19:24 March 11, 2004, Thursday (PST) Source: TechGnosis - Dig it.
The Mars rovers as teenage girls... with blogs.
So, yeah, I suppose meta-blogging (blogging about blogs) is so passe it's not even funny, but I can't not share this with the world. I suppose you allready know about the twin Mars rovers, up on the red planet, grinding...
18:46:39 March 8, 2004, Monday (PST) Source: TechGnosis - Dig it.
Another hit of Technolust - the MPx
Sweet monkey Jebus.. I will become the willing personal slave of whoever buys me one of these when they come out: the Motorola MPx, a "very different type of phone that offers the user a horizontal or vertical alignment when...
07:50:36 March 8, 2004, Monday (PST) Source: TechGnosis - Dig it.
The Official Rules of Calvinball
Finally, someone has put together the official rules for the greatest sport of all time, Calvinball! Here's a snippet: 1.5. The Calvinball Field (See Calvinball Equipment - 2.3) should consist of areas, or zones, which are governed by a set...
07:27:01 March 8, 2004, Monday (PST) Source: TechGnosis - Dig it.
Caring for your introvert.
Just found this lovely little article titled "Caring for your introvert". It's beautiful, you really need to go read it, all of us introverts beg you to do so. Here's a choice quote: 'We can only dream that someday, when...
18:28:40 March 7, 2004, Sunday (PST) Source: TechGnosis - Dig it.
Do I betray thee, Tux?
So most of you may have noticed that I'm quite a bit of a Linux fan. I use it on my desktop, I use it on my laptop, I reccomend it to people, I use and install it almost every...
22:27:23 March 6, 2004, Saturday (PST) Source: TechGnosis - Dig it.
Busy day...
Well, I did my good deeds for the day. I helped Liza install Windows 98SE on her computer, due to the fact that her old install was so riddled with virii and spyware that it was simpler to just blow...
23:19:47 March 5, 2004, Friday (PST) Source: TechGnosis - Dig it.
Trying out something new...
Just a quick post to try out something new. I downloaded and installed BloGTK 0.95 on the laptop, it's a little free program for Linux that lets you connect to your blog and work on entries in a much more...
08:37:43 March 5, 2004, Friday (PST) Source: TechGnosis - Dig it.
Good news and bad news...
Just a couple of quick entries: First off, the good news: apparently, Macromedia, maker of Flash and the Dreamweaver HTML editor, is thinking of making its apps run under Linux. This would be absolutely great for Linux adoption by companies...
03:43:18 March 5, 2004, Friday (PST) Source: TechGnosis - Dig it.
I want an old computer.
If anyone has an old, outdated machine, no monitor needed, just an old box with a CPU, hard drive, and network card, that they're willing to part with for free or for very cheap, I'll take it off your hands,...
19:11:19 March 3, 2004, Wednesday (PST) Source: TechGnosis - Dig it.
Blog comment spam?!
You know, I spend a good chunk of my day every day fighting spam. I've become something of an expert (or at least, an 'experienced user') of tools such as SpamAssassin, the Razor and Pyzor distributed spam clearinghouses, and others...
06:16:27 March 3, 2004, Wednesday (PST) Source: TechGnosis - Dig it.
Leviticus 11:9-12
God Hates Shrimp!...
14:50:58 March 2, 2004, Tuesday (PST) Source: TechGnosis - Dig it.
Cthulhu + Google = Cthuugle!
For all your H.P. Lovecraft searching needs!...
19:41:47 March 1, 2004, Monday (PST) Source: TechGnosis - Dig it.
FUEGO!
FUEGO! Mis pantalones se arden!...
07:13:55 February 28, 2004, Saturday (PST) Source: TechGnosis - Dig it.
It's the crunch that satisifies...
I don't know if this is real or not, but goddamn is it satisfying! Also, the guy is using a programming book.. go coders! w00t!...
03:22:16 February 27, 2004, Friday (PST) Source: TechGnosis - Dig it.
Wait, it gets better!
Continuing with the general theme: The good Rev. Mykeru has put up a viciously scathing rebuttal and point by point dissasembly and destruction of an incredibly idiotic article condemning gay marriage. Here's a quote from the rebuttal (thanks boingboing!): Sanford...
03:49:27 February 26, 2004, Thursday (PST) Source: TechGnosis - Dig it.
Wil stands up for marriage where Shrub won't...
Wil Wheaton posted an entry on his blog today that is an absolutely spectacular defence of marriage, both gay and hetero, against the insanity that is the Bush administration's push to have gay marriage outlawed in the US Constitution itself....
19:06:21 February 25, 2004, Wednesday (PST) Source: TechGnosis - Dig it.
Last night...
... I had the weirdest dream. It bears no relation to anything, really, but I figured I should share it. I'm there sitting on my couch playing Final Fantasy Tactics Advance, when who should sit down next to me, but...
07:49:09 February 25, 2004, Wednesday (PST) Source: TechGnosis - Dig it.
Technolust: Revision 7,836
I want one of these. I want it so bad my teeth ache. Yes, yes, I know, it's yet another gadget that might turn out to be total vaporware, it's a middle ground between a PDA and a laptop and...
19:54:18 February 24, 2004, Tuesday (PST) Source: TechGnosis - Dig it.
Best. Game. EVAR!
Ninja Golf. Do it, or bring dishonor upon yourself and your family....
03:40:27 February 24, 2004, Tuesday (PST) Source: TechGnosis - Dig it.
Iron Chef Puerto Rico
So, some of you may have heard about the fact that hundreds and thousands of tech jobs arfe being outsourced every day to places like India and China, because it's often considerably cheaper to pay an offshore company to develop...
18:54:34 February 19, 2004, Thursday (PST) Source: TechGnosis - Dig it.
Shows that mention witchcraft no longer eligible for closed-captioning
From Neil Gaiman by way of BoingBoing: The five-secret-person Department of Education panel that allocates funding for closed-captioning will no longer provide assitive tracks for the deaf to shows that mention witchcraft, including Scooby Doo, Bewitched, and Justice League. [T]he...
03:38:30 February 17, 2004, Tuesday (PST) Source: TechGnosis - Dig it.
VMWare - You got your chocolate in my peanut butter!
So here's the deal: when I was handed this laptop for work, I was instructed to install Windows 98 SE on it. I need to be able to work on Visual Basic apps, which means Windows, and since the laptop...
19:53:41 February 16, 2004, Monday (PST) Source: TechGnosis - Dig it.
NVU - FrontPage for Linux..?
Hey all. Well, UT2004 continues to rock, Crystal Chronicles just keeps getting better and better, and I just installed the beta for NVU, a fork/recode of Mozilla's Composer component. As some of you may know, the Mozilla project has been...
19:59:32 February 15, 2004, Sunday (PST) Source: TechGnosis - Dig it.
Hot buttered laps...
So here I am, tap-tap-tapping away on my work laptop, which was recently hand-me-downed to me by my boss after he finally broke down and bought himself a new one. I get to do pretty much whatever I want with...
22:05:00 February 14, 2004, Saturday (PST) Source: TechGnosis - Dig it.