The Great Toilet Paper Incident of 1997
October 31, 2004
I went skimming through the archives here at northoftheborder and came across something in the comments I have been meaning to write about for some time. The comments I'm speaking of are found starting here where my good buddy Kevin makes a reference, with a few follow ups. Aunt Maxine's not the only one in the dark about this story, few know all the details. Until today...
Alive and Well
October 19, 2004
Bill Veeck, pioneer owner and baseball personality, once said, "Baseball must be a great game, because the owners haven't been able to kill it." After watching about 20 hours of baseball over the last two days, I couldn't agree more.
I Say iPhoto, You Say Picasa
October 4, 2004
When I step up on my little soapbox to tout the greatness of the Mac, one thing I point to is how well it handles all your digital media. This used to be an argument that applied to only a small percentage of decidedly geeky users, but now every Joe Shmoe has a camera, or worse a camera in his phone (don't get me started). The mac is great at handling photos with it's built in iPhoto application, however recently I have been cleaning up my old PC laptop for Nora to use, and with her being accustomed to scrolling through our pictures on my Powerbook, she was immediately disappointed at the lack of such a program for the Dell's Windoze platform. So I went Googlin, and boy did Google have an answer for me.
The Flash Video Jukebox, XML Style
October 2, 2004
Recently a question was posted at ChurchMedia.net about a flash application that would allow the user to select from several videos within one interface. I recently completed a similar project over at ccsb.ca called the video vault, and provided the source file to the folks at CMN. I quickly realized two things...