The Black Box

November 09, 2006 By: erik Category: Geeky, Stuff I Found 1,082 views

You don’t have to be a professional technology futurist to see that we are quickly approaching the existence of a pocket-sized device that is a camera, mp3 player, cell phone, PDA, and video game player. I’ve seen this as obvious for several years now. But what I couldn’t figure out is what the device would look like. When you see it, it’s so forehead-slappingly obvious.
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Mercury Rising

November 09, 2006 By: erik Category: Geeky, Photos 789 views

Last night I tuned in to a live webcast of the Transit of Mercury. It was kind of neat in a “I’ve never seen that planet live before” kind of way. Luckily for you, the videos at the latter link above are timelapsed.
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Applescript For Blogging Current iTunes Song

November 08, 2006 By: erik Category: Geeky, Wordpress 5,912 views

I finally have my current song blogging properly! It wasn’t a short process…
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Moonrise

November 06, 2006 By: erik Category: Geeky, Photos, Timelapse, Videos 835 views

There was a beautiful full moon last night for bonfires and werewolves alike.
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November Beach

November 05, 2006 By: erik Category: Beach, Photos, Spain 1,168 views

“Remember, remember, the fifth of November.” So goes the rhyme reminding the British of Guy Fawkes Night, a night of bonfires and thousands of firecrackers lighting up the crisp November night. The passion with which the British embrace their right to own and set off small explosives is endearing and a little frightening. We remember fondly the noisy early November nights we spent in England.

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Red Headed Mac Geek

November 03, 2006 By: erik Category: Flickr, Funny, Geeky, Photos 637 views

My colleague, Alan Grady, has taken the most adorable picture of his eldest son, Josh, trying to be like his “Mac geek” father.
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Salted Chovies

November 02, 2006 By: erik Category: Food, Photos, Weird 938 views

A couple days this week, Marga has asked to take my camera into work to take some pictures of a product to send to a client. Below is a sample of the kind of images that were on the camera upon its return. [If you're at all squeamish about dead fish in cans or huge grains of salt, avert your eyes now.]
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All Saints Day

November 01, 2006 By: erik Category: Musings, Religion, Spain 894 views

Today is a national holiday in Spain. It’s All Saints Day.
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Indian Summer

October 29, 2006 By: erik Category: Colindres, Photos, Spain 875 views

It has been quite warm recently. Last night we went out to eat without a jacket, and today we went walking on the beach in t-shirts.
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Avuncular Love

October 27, 2006 By: erik Category: Extremadura, Family, Flickr, Photos, Spain 943 views

A picture from the archives takes us back to the summer of ’04.
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