Cool photomontage from Alan Taylor.
Clyde got attacked by another dog at the dog park this evening, and we had to take him to the vet to get the cuts looked at. A few staples later and he should be right as rain.
Thankfully, he's taking it all in his stride -- apart from strongly refusing to be put into one of those headcone things. No amount of snausages would convince him to wear it!
Holy crap, I wish that was true at [RhymesWithNose]. I currently get less than three weeks paid vacation per year, and Joy & I like to take a two-week vacation in the summer. It’s my one major beef with my job, and the American “work ethic” in general. Interesting stat from the story: “One in three Americans doesn’t use all their vacation”. It’s those bastards that ruin it for the rest of us.
Diebold is suing the Commonwealth of Massachusetts because it chose a competing firm’s voting machines. “Weisberg said the company is not alleging any improprieties by the secretary of state’s office. Instead, it is saying the office acted in good faith but made a mistake in the selection.” Just when you think Diebold can’t get any more evil/corrupt/incompetent, they’re (ab)using the courts to screw with the rolling out of competitors’ technology.
Tool to enable use of the Apple Remote in more apps than just Front Row on OS X. I hooked my old PowerPC Mac Mini up to a USB IR receiver, and can now control VLC with the Apple Remote that came with my MacBookPro. Hoorah! Well worth €10.
This is an archive of groovmother.com, the old blog run by Rod Begbie — A Scottish geek who lives in San Francisco, CA.