Monthly Archives March 2004

White Stripes wallpaper

I was playing with our scanner and made up this White Stripes wallpaper (200 kB) for my desktop, and figured I might as well share.

rusty anchors

Some of my recent bookmarks: ☞ Photoshop: Decorate Martha Stewart’s Cell — at Worth1000 ☞ The Fine Print — How to get business cards into print, for webmonkeys [via Kottke] ☞ Sparklines — Edward Tufte on the application of intense word-sized graphics ☞ Etymologically Speaking… — curious word origins, including divergence between English/French/Spanish on […]

minor geekery

:) ephemere:~$ uname -a Linux ephemere 2.4.20-2.3sparcsmp #1 SMP Wed Jan 15 20:18:32 EST 2003 sparc unkn :) ephemere:~$ cat /proc/cpuinfo cpu : Texas Instruments, Inc. – SuperSparc-(II) fpu : SuperSparc on-chip FPU promlib : Version 3 Revision 2 prom : 2.14 type : sun4m ncpus probed : 2 ncpus active : 2 Cpu0Bogo : […]

Musical toys

March is shaping up to be New Musical Toys Month here. Last weekend (shush, technicality) I received an Overton tinwhistle from Colin Goldie, the maker of Overtons, as a gift thanking me for the time I’ve put into the Chiff and Fipple Tinwhistle Forum, part of Dale Wisely’s Chiff and Fipple site. An Overton is […]


Candice and I decided to use this flash-based avatar creator to make avatars of ourselves and each other:   Candice‘s avatar of me: My avatar of me: My avatar of Candice: Candice‘s avatar of herself: Candice‘s reaction to my avatar of her: I also did two animated avatars of Candice.