How Useful Are You?

July 25, 2007

Only 2 errors. I’m technologically useful! The test is a bit silly cause it is about facts rather than the ability to discover what you don’t know. But the suggestion is that I could recreate 17-19th C culture from year 0 culture based on my knowledge of technology: The Universe As: Novel Views And Better […]

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Queen Street West | These Are The People In Our Neighbourhood

July 22, 2007

I found these pictures in Our Neighbourhood Magazine October 2006. I knew they took them, but never saw the print magazine.

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

July 21, 2007

I just finished reading Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Well, I read the plot summary on Wikipedia. I have no idea if it is accurate, but it was an interesting read. I assume that many of my friends will be reading it in reality.

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Fishing with John – Tom Waits

July 19, 2007

I love fishing with john. I’ve only seen the series once. John Lurie [Lounge Lizards and many of my favourite movies] did a short fishing show. And it is good. Here’s one segment where they’re fishing in Jamacia… john and tom waits: Online Video: Fishing with John – Tom Waits | Veoh Video Network. It […]

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Robbie Dingo Does Van Gogh in SL

July 18, 2007

If you want to see how to build in SL this is worth watching. But if you just want to see a beautiful performance of construction, you need to see this. Robbie does wonderful things.

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Anne’s Diary

July 18, 2007

Yuka pointed me to Anne’s Diary, a blog-like environment that claims to be totally safe for children. I’ve been looking at it, and I can’t quite get my head around who is really running it and what the politics behind it is. Any thoughts?

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SOLD SISTER ON eBAY

July 18, 2007

JAMES BLUNT – BLUNT SOLD SISTER TO WEALTHY MAN ON eBAY British singer JAMES BLUNT sold his little sister to a wealthy man on auction website eBay – and his sibling has enjoyed a nine-month romance with the lucky bidder and is moving in with him next month (SEP05). The YOU’RE BEAUTIFUL star put his […]

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Jacques Derrida spoke of death and writing

July 17, 2007

The Chronicle: 7/20/2007: Archive Fever Jacques Derrida spoke of death and writing: “I leave a piece of paper behind, I go away, I die: It is impossible to escape this structure, it is the unchanging form of my life.” He worried that everything he wrote would simply disappear after he was gone. Derrida means a […]

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Making Space Sexy Again

July 17, 2007

One giant leap for space fashion: MIT team designs sleek, skintight spacesuit I like it when researchers keep to the facts and keep the whole thing professional. That’s Dava the inventer with the new space suit she’s designed. 🙂

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Web sites introduce preteens to social networking

July 16, 2007

eSchool News online – Web sites introduce preteens to social networking Webkinz, Club Penguin among new commercial sites geared toward kids An explosion of social-networking web sites aimed at kids as young as 6 or 7 is forcing parents and educators to teach children important lessons about internet safety and online etiquette at a much […]

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