Travis's lame ol' blog

yay, Travis finally changed his blog!

- Friday, March 19, 2004

iPod [still] sucks

/. has a nice little article about how the iPod won't be able to save Apple. Maybe a $200 mouse will be able to? ;-)
KS | tech

File U.S. Income Tax Return Online Without Spending a Dime

"With the help of the tax software prep industry, you can prepare and 'e-file' your return online for free." I know it's a bit late for most people, but you may want to note it for next year.


This Iraq on the Record database identifies 237 specific misleading statements about the threat posed by Iraq made by these five officials in 125 public appearances in the time leading up to and after the commencement of hostilities in Iraq. And to think, Bill Clinton only lied once and look what they did to him. ;-)

- Thursday, March 18, 2004

System.Environment.NewLine, etc...

Ever wonder why a newline is 2 characters (CR+LF)? Me neither ;-)

[Edit]: more geeky goodness from the msdn blogs:
How about zero-based arrays?

Gargantuan NT paging files?

The best way to write out several strings in a row?

Wtf the deal is with "is" and "as"?

Just get the whole MSDN feedbag here, so many cool geeky MS thingies.

419 Squad

Nigerian rappers- yes they are really named after the 419ers. I listened to a few of the MP3s on the site I was surprised - and strangely disappointed - that the songs weren't sung in all caps, and the lyrics didn't mention any dead relatives who had millions of dollars they need to transfer into a US account.
KS | music

"Comic Relief"

An interesting article on adult oriented cartoons.

Top Ten Questions To Ask Yourself Before Buying A Shillelagh

Well, it's a day late, but it's still funny.

- Wednesday, March 17, 2004

Chappelle Show is Awesome

"How come they didn't found BIG and 2Pacs murderer but they arrest OJ the next day?! Nicole Simpson can't rap!" - Dave Chappelle
KS | music | quote

It's Official...

Apple still sux. It's pretty bad when a company like Acer can almost double your market share.

Handy XP Shortcut

Ever wanted to crash XP more efficiently?