Archive for January, 2010

Podcast Rotation

I just wanted to capture the current set of podcasts I listen to. I commute two hours a day, and this set keeps me lightly stocked -- Sometimes I run out for a day or two, and I rarely fall behind. Read the rest of this entry »

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Coolish: Mozilla Bespin

I know I'm late to the game, but I was looking over Mozilla Bespin -- a web-based IDE with a surprising amount of features, including source control and syntax highlighting.  Right now, it's all about web techs, with a strong focus on HTML, Javascript, and CSS, but it is extensible and seems like it is headed in the right direction. Read the rest of this entry »

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You’re just fooling yourself…

... that you're cool if you find yourself ever saying any of the following:
  • buff
  • debuff
  • tank
  • aggro
  • DPS
  • AoE
  • Bonus:
    • Tapping
    • Untap
In some cases, you may even be fooling yourself that you're playing a game.  Seriously, though, I'm a nerd, and listening to people talk like the above makes me want to take their lunch money. Read the rest of this entry »

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Game Review: Crackdown

Game Review: Crackdown recently had a great deal on some games and battery packs.  One of the games included was Crackdown.  Here's a quick review, after playing about half the game.  I get the feeling that Crackdown is one of those games everyone's heard of, but few have played.  It's never had a mega promotional campaign, but it's a solid, well put-together title.  To sum up my feelings about the game: it's a blast.  And it gets blastier the farther along you get. Read the rest of this entry »

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Googly Nexus One — Pricing and Plan breakdown

While looking around for an online loan amortization creator (nice one here), I came across a Google ad for the Nexus One, the "Google phone" that there's been much buzz about.  Apparently, it just came out today, while the great Snomaggeddon blankets the world (or at least Missouri) and I've been oblivious. Read the rest of this entry »

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