Category Archives: Miscellany

The Office

My wife got rid of a bunch of her magazines and gave me the magazine boxes she had been keeping them in. I filled those boxes with my magazines and went and got more. They are much easier to handle … Continue reading

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Up Goer Five

So: A little while ago, Randall Munroe posted an xkcd cartoon called “Up Goer Five“, which is a diagram of the Apollo/Saturn V stack, annotated using only the thousand most common words in current English. Inspired by that, Theo Sanderson … Continue reading

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The comedy version of the last two weeks

We buried my father-in-law last month. They’ll never find him.   My wife laughed and laughed, so it’s OK.

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If Obama weren’t running I might consider it…

Saw an actual “Vote Saxon” bumper sticker on an actual car today. I should have taken a picture, because the design of the sticker I saw matches none of the designs I can find on the Web. (Who is Saxon? … Continue reading

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Mr Munroe Explains It All…

…every Tuesday at his new site (in addition to xkcd), which is called What If? Go read the first couple.

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Kinect

I’m playing with making a Kinect into an affordable digitizer. So here’s the first shot: A single scan from a single angle. Almost no cleanup: pulled into Lightwave and minimal color added.This particular scan is actually full of holes, most … Continue reading

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A Brief Announcement

I will be Fan Guest of Honor and my wife Chris Dickenson will be Music Guest of Honor at CopperCon this Labor Day weekend.

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Jewelry, Magical, Disposal Of

I think we’re gonna join the rest of Merrica and spend a few hours eating pizza in front of the telly and watching two teams of armored folks battle over yards of territory. Then the prologue to Lord of the … Continue reading

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They Fight Crime!

A blast from the past has resurfaced: He’s an otherworldly guitar-strumming cat burglar trapped in a world he never made. She’s a disco-crazy thirtysomething detective living on borrowed time. They fight crime! They Fight Crime!

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