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The plank office

April 17th, 2008 · 4 Comments

I love our office — somehow Nancy captures the way it feels.

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Tags: family + friends · montreal + canada + the world · plank + work · thinking + zen

Secure Notes on your Mac

April 16th, 2008 · 6 Comments

I’ve been storing some information in my Entourage notes which should really be kept secured behind a password; I had tried out some of the shareware apps that let you keep passwords/records/notes in a secure fashion — but they always seems clunky/slow and not 100% trustworthy. I recently found out that my mac already has an […]

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Tags: plank + work · tech + the internet

Mac Book Pro display wake-up issues

April 10th, 2008 · 40 Comments

Second Update: The latest MBP firmware seems to have solved my problems completely. Ars Technica ‘officially’ details the problem — too bad Apple won’t give more details on what this latest update fixes. Let me know if this update solves your issues also. Update: The work around below did not work. Further reading and investigation […]

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Tags: hacks + do it yourself · plank + work · strangeness + randomness · tech + the internet

The shark strikes

April 10th, 2008 · 5 Comments

the shark strikes We had a great time playing pool with the Plank team last night and drinking a few beers. Great shot of Allen by Nancy.

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

Snowy scene by the church

April 4th, 2008 · No Comments

Snowy scene by the church Snow started fluttering down around lunch today and kept at it ‘til 8pm or so. Some in our office have said their goodbyes to winter; so this came as a cold-wet-downer.

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

Helistevey

April 2nd, 2008 · No Comments

helistevey Plank is tough place to work - especially when you’re playing with remote controlled helicopters (thanks Mitch!!). Dueling Mini R/C Copters

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Tags: plank + work · 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 do.” Read the […]

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

Safari 3.1 offers development tools

March 18th, 2008 · No Comments

(click here for large version of screenshot above) Finally Safari 3.1 (released on 08/03/18) is offering some built in web developer tools that are accessible through a checkbox in the advanced prefs. I’m not a huge active developer like I used to be, but I still know my way around HTML/CSS and some JS and this will […]

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Tags: hacks + do it yourself · links + bookmarks · plank + work · tech + the internet

Elbert McLaughlin

March 17th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Elbert McLaughlin has started blogging. He’s one of the smartest guys I know, and after spending a couple days with him in Texas, I’m convinced he’s destined for great stuff. A bit about Elbert… “I’m the Technical Director at PeopleLikeUs, a small web agency. I’m also acting CTO and a cofounder of WEBCARGO. I’m jazzed by innovation, especially […]

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Tags: family + friends · links + bookmarks · montreal + canada + the world · plank + work · tech + the internet

Damn good tacos

March 16th, 2008 · No Comments

Damn good tacos Love this lettering, shape, colour and presentation. On 6th Street in Austin, TX.

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Tags: design + art + typography · plank + work

Photos from SXSW 2008

March 14th, 2008 · No Comments

See the slideshow above or check the full flickr set here; Plank @ SXSW 2008.

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The Grackles of Austin

March 14th, 2008 · No Comments

Birds in Austin, Texas from stevey on Vimeo. Read more about the http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_Grackle

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Tags: plank + work · strangeness + randomness · tech + the internet

Twitter

March 13th, 2008 · No Comments

You can find me on Twitter here. If you don’t know what twitter is… “Twitter is a free social messaging utility for staying connected in real-time.” It’s something I might use much more if I had an iphone, which I will have once they’re available here; @ ver 2.1 and the plan isn’t $$$. But we’ll see […]

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Tags: links + bookmarks · plank + work · tech + the internet

SXSW day 5 – MTL diner

March 12th, 2008 · 4 Comments

Outside MTL diner Just back from the final SXSW 08 events… Hung out with some great Canadians for diner, met some really amazing and funny peers, had a couple too many Mohito’s and overall ended our 5 days on a really high note. Tomorrow we fly back to the land of ice and snow (with few hot springs).

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Tags: design + art + typography · family + friends · montreal + canada + the world · plank + work · tech + the internet

SXSW Day 5

March 11th, 2008 · No Comments

can you hear it — ? (last poached Nancy photo - sorry Nancy!) Last day; everyone’s heading out for dinner (a MTL meet-up to make some new friends) and parties (MT and whatever others we stumble into). I’ll post more of a recap over the next couple days. SXSW 08 rocked.

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Tags: family + friends · links + bookmarks · plank + work · tech + the internet