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the box doodle project // boxdoodle.com

2008 Dec 31, 2:14Art on boxes: "the rules are quite simple: rearrange a box to make any kind of figure or object. make the most of least."PermalinkCommentsart box design diy paper gallery sculpture doodle illustration

All Together Now!: 30GB Zunes Failing Everywhere, All At Once

2008 Dec 31, 12:2730GB Zunes are all failing apparently. Its certainly the case with my Zune... sad. They're calling it Z2K9.PermalinkCommentszune fail microsoft music hardware

Paul Robertson pumps pixels for energy drink - Offworld

2008 Dec 30, 3:07I was not previously aware of Paul Robertson's videos which are done in old school video game style. His two non-commercial videos are pretty crazy. All available for viewing online...PermalinkCommentsvideo videogame paul-robertson music retro ad soda

Back from California

2008 Dec 30, 2:29

Sarah and Me at ChristmasSarah and I are back from a short Christmas visit to California. We spent the days around Christmas with much of my extended family in Sacramento many of whom I had not seen in quite a while. It was nice to see everybody again. I ended up taking a few pictures on Christmas in order to add to the digital photo frame I gave Grandma.

San Francisco Pier at NightWe flew in and out of San Francisco on Virgin America which was really nice. The staff is trying their best to be hip but accessible, the safety instructional video is entertaining, there's mood lighting, and all seats have entertainment systems as well as power outlets and USB ports to charge your electronic devices. They don't have many flights which appears to mean shorter lines. And it was cheaper to fly with them and then rent a car and drive to Sacramento then to fly in to Sacramento. I'll for sure be flying with them again given the opportunity. Before flying back Sarah and I spent a day in San Francisco, where we decided that if we don't go back to Fisherman's Wharf again in this lifetime that would be acceptable, saw the Golden Gate Park and met up with my friend Jake who I haven't seen in at least four years. Next up, happy new year!

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Packagetrackr - Package Tracking Service - UPS, USPS, FedEx, DHL, TNT and more

2008 Dec 30, 1:40Packagetrackr is like the isnoop tool but with IE8 integration. Its universal tracking across UPS, USPS, FedEx, etc., shows progress on a map, has RSS feed you can subscribe to telling you about the package's progress, and also added support for IE8's accelerator and webclips. Snazzy. Still want georss markup in the feed though.PermalinkCommentsgeo google map ups visualization mashup rss package shipping feed tool fedex usps tracker track accelerator webclip

Commons:Photo scavenger hunts - Wikimedia Commons

2008 Dec 30, 1:19The other day I thought a creative commons photography scavenger hunt is such a good idea, that it must already exist. And of course it does.PermalinkCommentsscavenger-hunt cc creative-commons wikipedia photo photography stolen-thoughts

makezine.tv: MAKE: technology on your time

2008 Dec 30, 1:03"Introducing Make: television, Coming in January 2009: A new national series from MAKE magazine, Twin Cities Public Television, and American Public Television"PermalinkCommentspbs tv make diy community hack via:boingboing

View From Hotel

2008 Dec 30, 8:31

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View From Hotel

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Sarah in front of Bay Bridge

2008 Dec 30, 8:30

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Sarah in front of Bay Bridge

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San Francisco Pier at Night

2008 Dec 30, 8:30

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San Francisco Pier at Night

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Ice Skating Rink

2008 Dec 30, 8:30

sequelguy posted a photo:

Ice Skating Rink

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Statue Near Hyatt

2008 Dec 30, 8:29

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Statue Near Hyatt

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View From Top of Hotel

2008 Dec 30, 8:29

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View From Top of Hotel

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Phone Replacement For Grocery Card

2008 Dec 29, 11:04

My QFC grocery card barcode is 4 46600 03506 4.Another use for my new phone is as a replacement for my grocery card, those little plastic cards with a bar code on them that the grocery store gives you to track your purchasing habits. I've previously gone to great lengths to increase space in my pockets by removing infrequently used keys and reducing my wallet to the essentials. So I was glad to get rid of the QFC card and replace it with a photo of its bar code on my phone. Since the important part of the QFC card is the bar code which is just an image of black lines, if your phone has a camera and a screen with a reasonable resolution you can take a photo of the bar code and later display it to a reader. I've so far been able to try it once and successfully at a normal checkout line, but the reaction from the checkout lady was enough that I may in the future just keep a card in my car. She was very excited, asked me what kind of phone I had, called over another checkout person and generally made a large fuss. Also the checkout people generally don't mind giving me a new card if I don't have one with me.

PermalinkCommentstechnical boring barcode phone

Know Your Meme | Rocketboom

2008 Dec 29, 4:44Rocketboom makes Know Your Meme video explaining the history of various Internet memes with attached example links. Fairly humorous.PermalinkCommentshumor video internet meme history

The Weird And Wonderful Tech Art Of ITP's Winter Show

2008 Dec 29, 2:45Cool tech art projects from ITP.PermalinkCommentsart education itp nyc via:thefangmonster gizmodo photo gallery

ANARCHIC DESIGN by Ozge Kirimlioglu

2008 Dec 29, 2:42Some funny stuff in here although I don't think anything's actually for sale.PermalinkCommentsart design via:thefangmonster humor clothing subversion cultural-disobediance

Top Ten Songes I Learned About via Taggedhype

2008 Dec 29, 2:37"When the Hype Machine finds new songs in the blogosphere, Taggedhype looks up each track's tags on Last.fm and stores the result in Delicious. It's an elegant and useful mashup, that somehow has managed to remain relatively undiscovered."PermalinkCommentsdelicious music tag geek taggedhype via:thefangmonster podcast

Holiday Havoc: THE VENTURE BROS. - Quick Stop Entertainment

2008 Dec 29, 2:28"Today, we've got an exclusive track featuring THE VENTURE BROS.' own Henchmen 21 & 24 singing a holiday classic..."PermalinkCommentshumor audio tv the-venture-bros christmas song via:kris.kowal

20x200: Our Story

2008 Dec 29, 2:26Some interesting work in here: "On a Sunday night back in January, Jen came up with a formula: (limited editions x low prices) + the internet = art for everyone"PermalinkCommentsart gift purchase wishlist gallery online photo shop via:thefangmonster
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