Bob started a new blog. It’s heart-warming to see somebody who is possibly nerdier than me. Though, I wonder if he’s truly nerdier than me. Because when I saw the name for his new blog, “Journey through the OED,” I confused the acronym for another one I more often see and I was a trifle confused for a smidgen of time.
This comic resonates with me so often. I actually did stuff like this when I was younger. I planned out the ultimate “fort” for me to run away to when I was younger and wanted to be alone. In my mind, it was so awesome, but I never was able to fulfill my dream. Ah, such is life.
Check out Pandora. You: type in an artist you like. Pandora: fetches similar music for you to stream for free right over the International Intertubes! How cool is that? “Very cool” is the correct answer.
(via Dan, who doesn’t like Third Eye Blind)
UPDATE: And here is 15 tips (some of them obvious) to get more out of Pandora.
Check out this little flight sim using Google Maps. Don’t fly too low!
I sit in a cubicle 8+ hours a day M-F. That’s my job. I sit there and work with amazingly cool spreadsheets and interesting emails and fascinating web sites and high-tech cellphones. However, some others aren’t so lucky as me. Some others do something so boring as row across the Atlantic Ocean. Think about it, what’s a better story to tell your grandkids: the story that starts, “So one Monday I opened this large Excel spreadsheet and used it to track my workload for all of quarter 3 ’06” or the story that starts, “So one Monday I started rowing across the whole damn ocean.”? Yeah, that’s right. I feel sorry for those poor schmucks too.
In an effort to thinly tie myself to somebody famous, I want to let everybody know I had Christmas dinner with Greg Spooner, who is on this team of crazy individuals. I remember him being a real cool dude.
Remember soccer is the most popular sport in the world. I believe an estimated 30 billion people will watch the World Cup matches over the next few weeks. Now feel sorry for these klutzes.