I’m Skeptical

Candle Fail This entry makes me suspicious. Maybe it’s the laptop being a bit older that makes me wonder how awesome it would be to take a junker laptop and create this “failblog” entry. But perhaps I’m just trying to make up excuses for this horrible sight.

Open Sessions

This morning we had a very nice lunch, then followed by a few welcoming remarks and a welcome keynote. Gotta hand it to MS, the room looked absolutely cool, very matrix-ey, etc… Here are a few shots – poor light level, but very blue… After the Keynote, we went to…

Wonderfully Ironic, Teenagers By My Chemical Romance

Teenagers, one of the latest singles by alternative-rock / emo / whatever band My Chemical Romance is a pretty humorous and ironic song that I figured I’d highlight here, for really no reason other than to put my thoughts out there on it (That’s what blogs are for right?). It…

Massive Cooling Required

Was at the Halle Building Co-Lo DC yesterday with Paul and noticed these heavily modified server lockers. Apparently they are running some massively large data store of SCSI hard drives. The vents on the front took in the 65 degree DC air and the 10 fans per case on the…

Lawn Wars 2006 – Round 2

Well, I just spent around 1 1/4 hour out there cutting the grass, and gained 2 bags for my work.  Not much, but I know if that front grass is allowed to get just a bit bigger, there will be 3 or 4 bags for each little section in the…

“Perhaps all statements of informed consent in clinical research should carry this message: WARNING-PARTICIPATION IN THIS TREATMENT COULD BE DANGEROUS TO YOUR HEALTH. YOU WILL BE TREATED BY PEOPLE WHO CARE MORE ABOUT GETTING RELIABLE DATA THAN ABOUT YOUR WELFARE” -Scientific Literacy and the Myth of the Scientific Method (Henry…

Stupid People Alert: I Am Evil

Teacher’s costume scares up complaint “INTERLOCHEN – A Halloween costume donned by a teacher at Lake Ann Elementary scared up a complaint from a parent spooked by its political message. David Micinski, Benzie Central superintendent, said a parent who was at the school for Monday’s Halloween festivities took issue with…

World Series Poll

Ok, I don’t like the White Sox.  Maybe i’m the typical baseball fan that holds grudges (This one goes back to Albert Belle in 1996), but there is just something about them I don’t like (Maybe its the Indians ability to choke in every game against them).  So for me,…