May 13th, 2011, Late Afternoon | permalink

Anatomy of a Mashup. The entire piece is composed from the latest HTML5 and CSS3 technology (canvas, audio, transforms & transitions) and all of the waveform and spectrum visualisation is performed in realtime, so your browser is rendering a music video on the fly!

May 7th, 2011, Late Evening | permalink

The Home Alone House ($2.4 million) is up for sale, offering old-school luxury and instant McCallister bragging rights to the owners. This stately home features four bedrooms, a designer kitchen, dual patios, an outdoor greenhouse, a full, unfinished basement, and, yes, even the scary third floor.

April 10th, 2011, Evening Time | permalink

The 2011 Easter-Egg Audit. This is what happens when the taxman and the Easter Bunny meet.

April 3rd, 2011, Lunch Time | permalink
March 15th, 2011, Late Evening | permalink

The F-35: A weapon that costs more than Australia. The U.S. will ultimately spend $1 trillion for these fighter planes. Where’s the outrage over Washington’s culture of waste?

March 7th, 2011, Late Morning | permalink

Pixar’s Up movie house re-created in real life. It was a project undertaken by the National Geographic Channel along with a team of scientists, engineers and experts (the kind of people who can can launch a 16? X 16? X 18? house to an altitude of 10,000 feet). The effort is considered as the largest balloon cluster flight ever attempted.

March 5th, 2011, Early Evening | permalink

10 years ago a browser was born. Its name was Internet Explorer 6. Now that we’re in 2011, in an era of modern web standards, it’s time to say goodbye. “This website is dedicated to watching Internet Explorer 6 usage drop to less than 1% worldwide, so more websites can choose to drop support for Internet Explorer 6, saving hours of work for web developers.” HALLELUJAH!

March 3rd, 2011, Late at Night | permalink

Upgrading from MS DOS 5 to Windows 7 using every major version of Microsoft Windows. Let’s just forget he skipped Windows ME, in fact let’s just forget that even existed…

March 2nd, 2011, Late Afternoon | permalink

Angry Birds Letters from the Front Lines. The enemy has now taken to placing boxes of TNT inside their own camps. Every night, I am haunted by visions of innocent green pigs senselessly killed by these horrific explosions. They’re using their own people as human shields. What kind of god would allow such beastly, immoral acts?

March 2nd, 2011, Late Afternoon | permalink

Charlie Sheen joins twitter, hilarity ensues. He currently has just over 800,000 followers in less than a day, we’re all waiting for the inevitable meltdown. 140 characters at a time…

April 23rd, 2010, Late Evening | permalink

Cleveland Indians open up a “social deck” section for bloggers and tweeters. In this press box for social media types, they get a press kit, media guide and press releases, and they are free to update followers and readers throughout the game just as they normally would. But unlike the traditional press box, they don’t get any access to players or managers. It’s a very cool idea I’d like a few other teams to follow.

April 13th, 2010, Late Evening | permalink

House season finale filmed with Canon 5D Mark II. Just like Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride was filmed using a pro-sumer DSLR, so has this years Season finale of House. With more models offering full 1080p HD video output, will we be seeing more of this filming technique?

April 5th, 2010, Lunch Time | permalink

Business Tips from Van Halen. How Van Halen’s “infamous” no-brown-M&M test acted as a diagnostic, allowing the band to spot potential problems early.

November 25th, 2009, Mid-Morning | permalink
October 22nd, 2009, Evening Time | permalink

At an industry summit in NYC on Oct. 21, News Corp Deputy Chairman Chase Carey revealed that online video hub Hulu will begin charging users for content as soon as 2010. Sounds like a classic case of cutting it’s nose off to spite it’s face. Just means people will look elsewhere…