Monthly Archives March 2005

Bike locks

Consider this one a poll, if you want. I didn’t want to make everyone write their answers in tiny boxes, so I didn’t use the poll feature to do it. How do you lock up your bike? Why do you do it that way? Why not something more convenient and less secure, or less convenient […]

besa me mucho

My new icon is better than yours.

new bike!

I bought a bike today! I’d been thinking of buying a new bike since last summer, because my road bike (Giant Peloton 8200) and Candice‘s hybrid (Trek 7100) weren’t really so great for riding together — I couldn’t go on gravel paths and found it uncomfortable to keep my speed down, and Look pedals don’t […]

Blogger plugin

Testing GAIM’s Blogger plugin. Not quiiiite sure how it’s meant to work. Edit: Well, that’s certainly bizarre. LiveJournal implements the Blogger API (at, if you’ve got a Blogger client handy), and I found a GAIM plugin for Blogger. I sort of expected a “blog this” context menu, but no, it implements Blogger as an […]

Personality test meme

Advanced Global Personality Test Results Extraversion |||||||||||||||||| 73% Stability |||||||||||||||| 66% Orderliness |||||||||| 40% Empathy |||||||||| 36% Interdependence |||||||||||||||||||| 90% Intellectual |||||||||||||||||||| 83% Mystical || 10% Artistic |||||||||||| 43% Religious |||||||||| 36% Hedonism |||||||||||||||| 63% Materialism |||||||||||| 43% Narcissism |||||||||||||||| 70% Adventurousness |||||||||||||| 56% Work ethic |||||||||||||||| 70% Self absorbed |||||||||||||||| 63% Conflict seeking |||||||||||||||| […]


What I propose is that we take 12-tone out of the “Great Monuments of Western Music” bag, and put it in the “Curious Dead-ends of Music History” bag. via Citizenx

oc to po des

Oh, and I forgot to mention the bipedal octopus. First, read this New Scientist article, and then watch that octopus run!

What an odd day

Today was full of weird stuff. I had spent a good part of yesterday evening tracking down an odd bug in Gaim in which it would try to participate in Jabber multiuser conferences using the nickname of the first other user it sees in the conference. It took me most of the night to figure […]