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Archive for September, 2006


 

 

Tooth [Flickr]

nowhereman posted a photo: My latest Apple-icious toy
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Nowhere Man

Nowhere Man
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QuickDraw McGraw

Interesting little bit of Apple history.The original QuickDraw (then still called LisaGraf) routines for drawing circles were a bit of a challenge for Apple programmers. The reason being that drawing a circle requires taking a lot of square roots. But, the Motorola 68000, the chip used in the first ...
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Plumbing

I love it when things go right.A week or so ago, I was laying in bed and heard a new noise somewhere in the house. I got up to investigate and found that the supply valve on the toilet in the master bathroom had developed a very slow drip. ...
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Secret Notes – Microsoft Zune to match iPod pricing [del.icio.us]

M$ will lose money on every Zune it sells to try and stay competitive with iPod. Also, "the Zune will not 'play for sure' and will be incompatible with the myriad of music stores that employ Microsoft's DRM"
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Fool on the Street: Harrah’s Entertainment [Fool.com: Commentary] [del.icio.us]

I've owned stock in Harrah's for several years and it's been one of my best purchases ever.
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Nano… again

The nano is back on the auction block. If you're still interested, the auction is here.The first time around, it seems I made the mistake of offering a "buy it now" option. The morning after I listed the thing, I was pleasantly surprised to see that someone had ...
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Retro [Flickr]

nowhereman posted a photo: I drive past this every day. Looks like something out of the 70s, no?
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50 Simple Tips for Big Savings [Fool.com: Commentary] [del.icio.us]

Great article on little things you can do to save big bucks
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Facebook

Beginning today, anyone can use Facebook. Previously, only people with .edu email addresses could use the service. Financially, this is going to be a big deal for Facebook. They are already reported to be in serious talks with Yahoo about a billion dollar buy out. Yes, billion with a ...
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