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May 2009

Hey macro type things…

Here’s what the ground looks like at 1000 feet. Nice reference: http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2009/05/22/stephan-zirwes-aerial-photography/

Map geeking

A dynamic map of the middle east / holy lands over time as various empires have risen and fallen:


Ever wonder if you could play music on crystal glasses? I’m amazed at the second half tune. It’s one of the fastest sections from Pictures at an Exhibition. Wonderful!

Yay Pundit Kitchen FTW

Leveling up

In the last month or two there has been a rather hefty change in timbre at work. We’re down to doing paperwork and final details on what was, by all means, a massive machine-room move. A move that was doubly-exasperating because the systems being moved were a 10-year aggregate of almost entirely undocumented systems and […]

1. 2. 3. 4. Bunny cluuuuuuuuub!

Found by badboybunny: What could POSSIBLY be worse than super-uber-beyond-cute J-pop style bunnies? Why, the original video in German, of course: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DXYfAJOS3PY (embedding disabled) That’s right. Cute bunnies singing J-pop style in german with weird middle-europe sexual overtones. At least the timing is better and makes sense in this version. Yes it’s work safe. As […]

Fantasia on the Dargason

I try to avoid posting stuff that is just me tooting my own horn. However, this is a band piece that holds a fond place in my memory and education, the Holst 2nd Suite for band. It’s fourth movement, Fantasia on the Dargason, is a blend of two old english tunes, the Dargason dance, and […]

Icon luv!

From torrle: 1. Reply to this post, and I will pick five of your icons. 2. Make a post (including the meme info) and talk about the icons I chose. 3. Other people can then comment to you and make their own posts. 4. This will create a never-ending cycle of icon glee. Torrle tagged […]

A statistical breakdown of a Scooby Doo episode?

Sysadminny things and pure geekery.

One of those occasional things about tech companies is having a meeting or getting to chat with the people who are investing in your company. Basically, the schmoozing gig. Today was one of those. I put on a good shirt and showed up as a token worker-bee geek as the CTO of our investing company […]