Showing all content from January, 2009

BWCA In Winter: Sawbill Trail

BWCA in the winter. Sawbill Trail roadside

Just got back form a camping trip in the BWCA. Snapped this shot on the way in along the Sawbill Trail.

Google Street View: Always Something Fun

I would really rather not confess how much time I’ve spent over the last few years looking at Google Earth, and Google Street view. It is always fun when you come across a gem like this one though:.

Bush says I, Obama says Us

See what happens when I write a script to compare Incoming President Obama's inaugural address with outgoing President Bush's 2005 address. Maybe not all that surprising but still interesting. Complete with graphs, and a brief analysis.

Ice Cream

I’ve decided that I’m going to try and keep track of every time I eat ice cream for the next year. Then, at the end of the year I can create a year-in-ice-cream annual report.



Mental note: Try not to look so absurd while snowboarding.

NY Times: Best Words of 2008

The New York Times has a pretty cool piece up about the biggest buzzwords from 2008. I’m kind of surprised Web 2.0 doesn’t make the list. Though excited that the word “Joe” did. The arcticle also contains some pretty cool artistic/typographic treatment of the words. Check it out