Month: July 2008

new macbooks coming

If you have plans on buying a macbook, just wait if you dare. Apple has told their retailers to stockpile four weeks worth of macbooks. That’s a tell tale sign that new macbooks are coming. I bought a brand new macbook a couple weeks ago. Just from following the rumor mill for the past few …

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i’m a celebrity in Schaumburg

Last week I mentioned the famous Schaumburg, Illinois webcam. Well guess what. I was in Schaumburg doing a survey tonight and I visited the Schaumburg webcam. That’s me in the photo. View live footage of the Schaumburg webcam here. (Link fixed 10/2012)

i love artifacts in webcams

My brother shared with me the “Swan Cam” from Schaumburg, Illinois (link fixed 10/2012). During the day you can see some park where I guess swans hang out. But at night is when the real magic begins. I love the compressed data artifacting that goes on at night from this webcam. It’s a visual delight. …

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cool table #2

John Nouanesing’s “Paint or die but Love Me” table. (It’s only a concept design for now.) via core77.

yet another reason why the japanese are great…

…their music. I’ve blogged about muxtape before. I still enjoy the site very much. I came across rubberbrain’s mix or mux. It appears to be all japanese music. At least I’m assuming it’s Japanese. It may be Korean or Chinese. I don’t know the language, but I do know it’s crazy fun.

hooray for Rock Port, Missouri

Rock Port, Missouri, and its 1300 residents, is the first U.S. city to generate all its electricity exclusively from 75 wind turbines. That makes me happy. story via gizmodo.

do spiders crawl or climb?

“The itsy bitsy spider crawled up the water spout” or “The itsy bitsy spider climbed up the water spout”? I always thought it was “crawl”.