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— May 2005 Archive —

CNN.com – iRobot co-founder comes clean – May 30, 2005 Nice little article about one of the co-founders of iRobot, the company that makes those Roomba vaccuum cleaners, as well as “PackBot” for the military. Pardon me for being so old-fashioned, but I must admit I was surprised to find […]

Need a little light reading for your PDA? How about a free Dr. Who e-book? Doctor Who – Ebooks

There are bad movies, and then there are BAD movies. House of the Dead is a BAD movie. It isn’t even entertaining in its bad-ness. In fact, there are only two redeeming qualities to the movie. First, director Uwe Boll does pay homage to the Sega video games that the […]

Since I bought my new iMac I’ve been spending almost all my time in OS X “Tiger”. I even shelled out $100 for a .Mac account so I could sync bookmarks and mail accounts and stuff between my 3 active Macs. Then I found out that .Mac only syncs Safari […]

CNN.com – New planet found in Milky Way – May 26, 2005 Check out the incredible picture on this page!

Apple’s Jobs says company will support Podcasts SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Apple Computer Inc. (AAPL.O: Quote, Profile, Research) will support and organize podcasts in the next version of its iTunes and iPod software, the company said on Monday. read the rest… Sweet, even though I’ve already shelled out $20 for […]

So I’ve become a little bit addicted to Bawls Mints lately. And of course I went through all the obvious jokes, but eventually they wear off. Anyway, they come in a metal tin, and I had a tin in my front pocket the other day. I was walking somewhere with […]

CNN.com – Brain downloads ‘possible by 2050’ Nice. So I’m like the last generation that gets to die! Unless I live an extra special long time and get fabulously wealthy by then. OTOH, let’s face it…who wants to live forever, anyway?

Wow, what a trip. House of Flying Daggers is a rather amazing spectacle. It’s full of crazy martial arts special effects similar to Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon but without going so far as to seem totally silly. And the cinematography was just stunning. The Bamboo Forest scenes alone were worth […]

I watched Secretary tonight, starring James Spader and Maggie Gyllenhaal. Short synopsis. Gyllenhaal is the secretary, fresh out of a mental institute where she was placed for self-mutilation. Spader is the lawyer in need of a new employee. His gig is that he’s a “Dom” and so drives most of […]