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Month August 2006

links for 2006-09-01

Historic graph of home values That looks a little bigger than a bubble to me. (tags: statistics data graph visualization realestate history information economics) Woman killed by bus in downtown Seattle So this is why they were re-routing all the busses yesterday evening. What a horrible story. (tags: seattle bus accident) Gimme that thing! Second […]

links for 2006-08-30

Kelly’s Shoes I like shoes. Betch. (YouTube) (tags: video humor youtube musicvideo shoes)

links for 2006-08-29

Bagman Short video of the most creative gore-fest I think I’ve ever seen. (Google Video) (tags: video humor gore violence) Pageviews are Obsolete Good write-up, but unfortunately until the internet advertising model changes, pageviews won’t be obselete any time soon. Better title for the article: “MySpace’s design sucks” which is a no-brainer. (tags: advertising internet […]

Digital Photos With a Broken CCD

I picked up my old pocket-sized Canon Powershot S230 the other day to take along with me, but when I turned it on I noticed it wasn’t exactly producing the photos it used to. I fiddled with the battery, memory card and various settings for a few minutes without any luck. The playback mode worked […]

Everyone deserves a Moustache

This summer my company was planning to hold its second annual company family picnic at the Woodland Park Zoo. Somehow, two weeks before Friday’s picnic we (myself and another coworker) decided it’d be a perfect time to have a little surprise for the rest of our coworkers. We decided to get as many guys together […]

links for 2006-08-25

Stephen Colbert vs. Rancor Best entry so far in the Colbert green-screen challenge (YouTube) (tags: colbert video youtube humor animation starwars)

links for 2006-08-23

Muthafuckin’ Snakes Movie theater crowd reaction to Samuel Jackson’s already-classic line (YouTube) (tags: video film movie soap snakesonaplane snakes samueljackson) The Daily Show investigates Snakes on a Plane Another hilarious segment. (YouTube) (tags: snakesonaplane soap video film dailyshow humor)

Time to start thinking about snow?

This summer has just flown by, and here we are at the edge of fall. A friend reminded me that yesterday was the deadline for the early season pass discount for Summit at Snoqualmie. I went snowboarding a few times this past winter and it finally clicked for me. I’m excited to go even more […]

links for 2006-08-22

Seattle internet startups ordered by traffic Some pretty good ones on the list and some interesting others that I didn’t know about. (tags: list seattle startup web2.0 business companies)

links for 2006-08-19

Bring Me the Head of Charlie Brown A little ultra-violence with the Peanuts gang (Google Video) (tags: animation video humor peanuts parody) Sesame Street – How Crayons Are Made I remember this clip from my Sesame Street days, it used to be one of my favorites. The music still kicks ass. (YouTube) (tags: television video […]

links for 2006-08-18

Digital Tampering in the Media, Politics and Law Great examples through history of digital manipulations. Some more subtle than others. (tags: history media digital photography photoshop news journalism) How to Get Free Books, CDs, and Movies from Focus on the Family—Thereby Taking Money out of the Pockets of Anti-Gay Bigots—in 12 Easy Steps Take advantage […]

links for 2006-08-17

Stranger Than Fiction – Trailer Will Ferrell acting a little less crazy than usual. (Quicktime) (tags: film movie trailer willferrell) William Wegman Early Videos I like “Dog Biscuit in Glass Jar”. I remember enjoying these and some of his non-dog videos in my video class in college. (YouTube) (tags: video art wegman dogs)

Link Sunning in the Park

For those of you who didn’t know, Link from the Legend of Zelda lives in Seattle. He is often wandering around the Capitol Hill area of the city, always wearing the same green outfit. I walked through the park this past weekend and there he was enjoying the sun. I believe that’s his handy sword […]

links for 2006-08-10

Bike Messenger Style Clothing, culture, bikes. The messenger basics. (tags: cycling clothing culture design bikes fashion)

links for 2006-08-09

The Time Fountain LED strobe lights isolate drops of water for an amazing interactive illusion (YouTube) (tags: video design led water) YouTube trends report #2 Good breakdown of trends and video popularity on YouTube, and the variety of most-watched videos. (tags: analysis stats statistics youtube trends web) Self Portrait a day for 3 years Video […]