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Entries from March 2008

Stevey.com upgrade to WordPress 2.5

March 30th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Just did the move up to WordPress 2.5. New admin is slick. Seemed to go smoothly except for some files upload errors on the new “Add media” controls. Quick search found others having the same issue. Adding this line to my HTACCESS file got it working; “SetEnvIfNoCase Request_URI ^/wp-admin/async-upload.php$ MODSEC_ENABLE=Off” I’ll keep updating this as […]

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Tags: surf + skate + snow

Bookmarks for March 26th through March 27th

March 29th, 2008 · Comments Off on Bookmarks for March 26th through March 27th

Some links for March 26th through March 27th… Michael Geist – The Bell Wake-Up Call“For months, I've been asked repeatedly why net neutrality has not taken off as a Canadian political and regulatory issue” YouTube – Broadcast Yourself.“Today we're releasing YouTube Insight, a free tool that enables anyone with a YouTube account to view detailed […]

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Gern in the Gazette

March 28th, 2008 · Comments Off on Gern in the Gazette

sxsw 08 – united steel workers-145 by nikolai36 Gern (seen on the right in the above photo), got a great write up about the new “Chick Pickin’ Mondays” at Grumpy’s Bar… “On the surface, he may be one of the last guys you’d expect to champion the cause of this city’s coterie of women singers […]

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Tags: montreal + canada + the world · tivo + movies + music

Will Facebook last?

March 26th, 2008 · 11 Comments

I think Facebook will have a very rough time unless they make some HUGE changes; Because it’s a fairly closed network that is trying to “replicate” open internet protocols. I fully understand that the goal is to improve/tighten these methods of connection within a community — but shouldn’t that goal be the whole internet as […]

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Tags: tech + the internet

Bookmarks for March 19th through March 25th

March 25th, 2008 · Comments Off on Bookmarks for March 19th through March 25th

Some links for March 19th through March 25th… Steve Bissonnette’s twitter conversations“Automated display of my twitter convo's” Space: NASA Leaving Spirit Mars Rover to Die Due to Budget Cuts“This is how robot uprisings start. Remember this day.” A List Apart: Articles: Sign Up Forms Must Die“I’ll just come out and say this: sign-up forms must […]

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Muxtape

March 25th, 2008 · 5 Comments

Some of my favorite tunes testing out Muxtape.com.

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Tags: links + bookmarks · tech + the internet · tivo + movies + music

Digital Slough

March 25th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Quick example; “I’m getting buried in digital slough due to starting too many conversations this morning!” Definition of ‘Slough’: A slough is loose snow sliding down a mountain to be distinguished from a slab breaking off. — http://www.hospitalprivileges.net/Avalanchesafetylong.htm Slough Video: Video of someone skiing some steep chute with their dog.. the dog gets caught in […]

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Tags: tech + the internet · thinking + zen

B and the face

March 23rd, 2008 · Comments Off on B and the face

B and the face Love the colors here; Blacks, Redish tones and Whites with some shades in between.

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Tags: surf + skate + snow

Spring pow day @ Jay Peak

March 23rd, 2008 · Comments Off on Spring pow day @ Jay Peak

We had a great pow day yesterday. Thankfully we arrived super early as the crowds by noon were unbearable. First couple runs offered 1-2 foot deep dry cold slightly wind packed snow powder. After those couple runs we had to start getting typically “Jay peak inventive” with our run selections but we’re almost experts so […]

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Tags: family + friends · surf + skate + snow

USWM & Cuff the Duke tonight @ Cabaret

March 22nd, 2008 · Comments Off on USWM & Cuff the Duke tonight @ Cabaret

Linda’s organized a great show tonight at Le Cabaret; If you dig The Pogues, bluegrass, and bit of rock-a-billy all mixed up; then you should come. Sat. March 22, 2008 LE CABARET JUSTE POUR RIRE THE UNITED STEEL WORKERS OF MONTREAL w/ Cuff the Duke + Vincent 2111 St. Laurent • Montreal, QC http://uswm.ca/P/The_Shows.htm

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Tags: family + friends · montreal + canada + the world · tivo + movies + music

Beautiful Losers Poster

March 21st, 2008 · 3 Comments

Beautiful Losers Poster Have yet to see the movie; but I love the poster. This one came back from Texas without too many crinkles rolled up in my checked bags. Great photos and write-up here from one of the filmmakers on FLICKR.

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Stevey.com homepage structure

March 21st, 2008 · Comments Off on Stevey.com homepage structure

Very cool applet that graphs out the structure of an HTML page on a site. Stevey.com (homepage) is above. http://www.aharef.info/static/htmlgraph/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.stevey.com

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Tags: design + art + typography · hacks + do it yourself · links + bookmarks · tech + the internet

Canadian Tibet action items

March 21st, 2008 · 1 Comment

Some action items Canadians can follow to help support Tibet; “An important message from the Canada Tibet Committee: As the world has witnessed the atrocities and repression being systematically carried out by Chinese military authorities against peaceful demonstrations in Tibet, more and more of you have asked how you can help and what you can […]

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Tags: montreal + canada + the world · plank + work · tech + the internet

Leveling of the Religions

March 20th, 2008 · Comments Off on Leveling of the Religions

Lovely concept; I would actually love this for 5 or 6 of my favorite books (they aren’t religious texts). “5,084,000,000 people 5,360 pages 3,700 years 243 countries 7 books 1 shelf.” San Francisco designers Mike & Maaike have created JUXTAPOSED:Religion, the first in a series of Juxtaposed curated bookshelves . “For the first time, the […]

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Tags: design + art + typography · links + bookmarks · thinking + zen

Huffington wraps it up

March 19th, 2008 · Comments Off on Huffington wraps it up

5 years and 3 trillion dollars later; “3,990 US Troops Killed… 29,395 Wounded… 2,100 Have Tried To Commit Suicide… 88% Of Military Officers Say War Has Stretched US Thin… 82,000-89,000 Iraqi Casualties… 4,500,000 Iraqi Refugees… Global Terror Incidents From January 2001: 1,188… Global Terror Incidents From January 2006: 5,188” — huffingtonpost.com

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