Monthly Archives: May 2009

Critical Mass: Riding SR99, Aurora Bridge

I'm not really a fan of Critical Mass, mostly because their routes of choice seems rather aimless. However, on Friday, riders made an epic ride from Downtown Seattle on the Viaduct up to Golden Gardens. This is the sort of … Continue reading

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Fanime Con 2009

Friday Left early in the morning to catch an earlier flight. Hitomi and I were on "standby" since she wanted to get to San Jose for Momoi's afternoon panel. Since I switched later I wasn't sure I'd be on the … Continue reading

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On Standby for San Jose

Fanime's starting today. We were originally planning on flying in around 6 or 7PM but there's a panel with Momoi that was scheduled for earlier in the afternoon, so Hitomi wanted to change the flight. Flights are fairly full, so … Continue reading

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Christopher Handley pleads guilty

Looks like the DOJ turned the screws on Christopher Handley. Hopefully he won't get 15 years in prison for owning a dirty drawings. (Radio Iowa claims he was in possession of "child pornography", which isn't the crime. He's basically pleading … Continue reading

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Bullshit Enrollment Procedures

Switching employers means tons of paperwork. New benefits means new enrollments. Highlights of the enrollment process: To use their very small gym–like one treadmill and Foosball table–you must first indicate you will follow the rules. And there are many specific … Continue reading

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Acquired by TeleCommunications Systems (TCS)

Big news today is LocationLogic (my company) has been acquired by TCS. A public company. A 600 person company. Hopefully won't have to physically show up in the Seattle office too much. I like telecommuting. Read and post comments | … Continue reading

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Pike Place Market: Full

Hitomi and I checked out the University Street Fair. I've decided I've been to enough fairs in my life. Perhaps helping out many weekends with the Steel Silhouettes booth has spoiled their appeal. Still, they often sell some clothes that … Continue reading

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100 miles of Tour de Cure

Nintendo this year is a sponsor of "Tour de Cure", which is a bicycle ride to "benefit the American Diabetes Association." Ironically, not too many people at Nintendo ride bicycles and video game companies in general don't tend to attract … Continue reading

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Nokia N95 Drivers: Fail

For some reason, newer software doesn't always work better. Case in point: I've been trying to update Hitomi's Nokia N95 with a newer firmware. However the driver, specifically the Nokia Connectivity Cable Driver, that comes with the firmware refuses to … Continue reading

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iTunes DRM Removed: Requiem

I recently got a Blackberry Curve, which I discovered does play AAC format music and makes for a decent music player. By itself, it doesn't have much storage, but for the cost of a microSD card–only $20 for 8GB–I could … Continue reading

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