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2020-11-25: I made a pie!

2020-11-20: Sede Vacante Jeremy Smith: Researcher Bill Bishop … examined the way how our diverse country has become more …

2020-11-17: Can anyone recommend a book on Texas History that is not Anglo-centric? I’m well steeped in …

2020-11-17: How Urban Planning Consultants Can Shape the Future of Dallas www.dmagazine.com/frontburn…

2020-11-16: It’s Time to Hunker Down. www.theatlantic.com/health/ar…

2020-11-16: Excellent article in the Washington Post on my home city: Shingle Mountain: How a pile of toxic …

2020-11-16: I am selling my iPhone Xs. It’s in great condition and has one scratch on the front glass. …

2020-11-12: So macOS 11 has been released. Should I upgrade? Is anyone upgrading today?

2020-11-10: I’m migrating my wordpress.com hosted posts to micro.blog. My wordpress-hosted site is …

2020-11-09: My Wordpress subscription is coming due, so I decided to migrate everything to micro.blog and just …

2020-11-09: One Dallas Developer’s Secret: Bigger Isn’t Always Better The secret is don’t just …

2020-11-04: I’m getting near to the end of the day. I need to post something to keep up with #mbnov

2020-11-03: Here I am very near to the end of the day. This was not supposed to be this close. Why am I here …

2020-11-02: Well, I missed the dreary start, and I’m not expecting to write much today, as I need to …

2020-10-26: Why can’t UPS text you when your package arrives? I have missed three delivery attempts that I got …

2020-10-25: We’ve been “Boo-Ed”! 👻

2020-10-18: In a normal year, today would have been the last day of the State Fair of Texas.

2020-10-16: I just mounted my iMac Pro on a vesa arm. I’m kinda terrified about it.

2020-10-14: Dallas, TX, 9:00am, “DJ Daddy” chills on the couch. #ADayInTheLife 📷

2020-10-07: Well, it only took me 4 hours, but I got my new desk assembled!

2020-09-26: See you next year!

2020-09-26: Midway game

2020-09-26: Stop 5: Big Tex

2020-09-26: Big Tex’s boots from last year

2020-09-26: Stop 4: Cotton Candy

2020-09-26: Stop 3: Fletcher’s Corny Dogs

2020-09-26: Here’s the livestock!

2020-09-26: Moo

2020-09-26: Stop 2: Jack’s Fries

2020-09-26: The 2020 State Fair Auto Show

2020-09-26: Stop 1: Drinks.

2020-09-26: Wear your masks

2020-09-26: Almost there!

2020-09-26: Wow, 2 hours in line, and I think we may only half way through!

2020-09-26: It’s Little Big Tex!

2020-09-26: Dancing pandas up ahead of us in line.

2020-09-26: Big Tex’s Funny Farm

2020-09-26: Well here we go! #StateFairOfTexas

2020-09-17: Look, even Big Tex is wearing a mask. If he can do it, so can you!

2020-09-15: Dave Winer: The fundamental rule of discourse on the net is that you should treat each person as …

2020-09-09: It makes me so happy to see this. I wish more news outlets had this perspective. If you are …

2020-09-07: Is it possible in Apple Music to remove songs from the recommendation history. My kids have been …

2020-08-31: Do you feel safe going to the movies? Peter Simek: In a society in which ideological and informational divides continue to define broader …

2020-08-31: Currently reading: Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong by …

2020-08-17: I decided to spin up a Slackware Linux server “in the cloud” to see what that would be like. …

2020-08-12: Currently reading: Better Buses, Better Cities by Steven Higashide 📚

2020-08-08: Photoblog day 8: view #mbaug

2020-08-07: Oh yeah, the photoblogging challenge! I took a day trip to get a corny dog. #mbaug

2020-08-07: TFW you realize the wrap-around line was for funnel cakes, and you only want a corny dog, and you …

2020-08-07: Even the Corny Dog is wearing a mask!

2020-08-07: TFW you think your almost at the end of the line, and you realize that it wraps around again. 😬

2020-08-07: I’m really excited to get an authentic Fletcher’s corny dog, just like I would have gotten at the …

2020-08-07: This is as close as I’ll get to the State Fair this year. Thanks Fletcher’s! I get to experience a …

2020-08-06: Photoblog challenge day 6: bisect #mbaug

2020-08-05: I got distracted in a flow state, so here’s a picture of me holding a bottle of Topo Chico instead …

2020-08-04: Photoblog Day 4: peace #mbaug

2020-08-04: The micro.blog folks looked like they were having such a good time, that I decided to try it out. …

2020-08-03: Well, it’s code I wrote, so there’s at least one bug in this picture. Photoblogging Challenge Day 3 …

2020-08-02: Currently reading: Star Trek: Picard: The Last Best Hope by Una McCormick 📚

2020-08-02: August Photo-blogging Challenge, Day 2: Floating #mbaug

2020-08-01: Up #mbaug

2020-07-07: The 2020 State Fair of Texas Has Been Canceled The State Fair of Texas: After extensive consideration of the current landscape related to the …

2020-07-01: Computer Software and Historic Buildings If you want to look at historic homes in Dallas, there are a a few options of places to look. You …

2020-06-29: Do Promises Make Your Code Better? In a post on GitHub, Dave Winer asks, “What do promises do/make possible that callbacks …

2020-01-27: Darth Vader voiced by Frank Costanza It is exactly what it says on the tin. www.youtube.com/watch Delightful.

2020-01-08: New Nashville Hot Chicken Restaurant to Takeover Historic East Dallas Landmark I’m genuinely excited …

2020-01-06: Mike Rhyner, founder of The Ticket and a Dallas radio fixture since the 1970s, is off the air It’s …

2020-01-05: Well, two years after complaining about how I’d made it too difficult to post anything to my …

2018-02-12: I had an idea for a short micro post, went to my Mac to write it. 20 minutes later, after fixing an …

2017-05-17: I just added JSON Feed support to my blog. All Posts: http://tidbits.tedchoward.com/feed.json Micro …

2017-04-22: That moment when the file format you’ve been trying to re-engineer starts to make sense to …

2017-04-03: Jim Schutze, on the upcomming city council election for Dallas District 14: Wood's waffling on the …

2017-03-10: There seems to be a philosophical disconnect between the two (broadly generalizing) sides of the …

2017-03-05: Lent is a time for discipline, for confession, for honesty, not because God is mean or fault-finding …

2017-03-02: It occurs to me that I’ve been maintaining a micro-blog for years at …

2017-03-02: The DMN editorial board is calling out the Republicans in Austin, who claim to be for local control, …

2017-03-02: L.A. Weekly’s April Wolfe says La La Land is a propaganda film. I didn’t pick up on any …

2017-03-02: I’m experimenting with “micro” blog posts. Technically they are just regular blog …

2016-01-28: Ten Years Ago Ten years ago today: I carried a Samsung flip phone My primary computer was a Windows PC I had a …

2014-05-09: Redefining Holiness There are many words that Christians use today that I feel have lost their original meanings. …

2014-02-27: Persecution Yesterday, I posted a link to an article by Rachel Held Evans on walking the second mile. It was …

2013-07-17: The terrorist as rock star Dave Winer: ...they show us our fear of ourselves. The realization that we equate youthful and sexy …

2013-01-31: One Grain More This is just brilliant. With the new Les Misérables movie, I’ve often thought of resurrecting …

2013-01-02: Influence I don’t like national elections. Don’t get me wrong, I believe in and understand their …

2012-08-29: 2012 Big Tex Choice Awards Finalists Announced

UPDATE: Descriptions Added

The finalists will compete for two awards (most creative and best …

2012-08-27: History Never Sits Still. Thus Neither Can Our Politics History Never Sits Still. Thus Neither Can Our Politics Lee C. Camp: ...everything is so very …

2012-08-23: A Restless Patriotism A Restless Patriotism Richard Beck: I'm a mess when it comes to the Pledge of Allegiance. ... So …

2012-07-16: Who moved the goalpost? Who moved the goalpost? Dan Bouchelle: All this happened despite the fact that the language of …

2012-07-12: Short-Term Missions: The Ugly Short-Term Missions: The Ugly J.R. Goudeau: Without long-standing relationships, divided by race …

2012-07-09: Imagining Healthcare for All Imagining Healthcare for All Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove This real alternative is not the result of a …

2012-07-09: The 11 Ways that Consumers are Hopeless at Math The 11 Ways that Consumers are Hopeless at Math Derek Thompson: In his book Priceless, William …

2012-07-03: Does Google have any social skills at all? Does Google have any social skills at all? Sam Biddle: The idol of technology and the marvels it …

2012-07-02: Do you see this woman? Tim Bray: I was walking along near these parts in early evening, and a very tall very thin very …

2012-07-02: Letting love override your theology Letting love override your theology Arni Zachariassen: I guess everything changes when you let love …

2012-06-29: Cities are Now Growing Faster Than Suburbs -- Except in Dallas, Of Course Cities are Now Growing Faster Than Suburbs – Except in Dallas, Of Course Eric Nicholson: So …

2012-06-05: Disrupt Your Church's Status Quo ... Or Else? Disrupt Your Church’s Status Quo … Or Else? Michael Frost: If you want to be a …

2012-06-01: After X Years Programming After X Years Programming Dave Winer: The conventional wisdom is that you "move up" into management …

2012-05-31: Hospitality Hospitality Dan Bouchelle: ...hospitality in the USA is a dying virtue. Sadly this is true even in …

2012-05-31: Treat Them as a Pagan or a Tax Collector Treat Them as a Pagan or a Tax Collector Richard Beck: [Matthew 18.15-17] is one of those …

2012-05-30: The Moral Importance of the iPhone The Moral Importance of the iPhone John Pattison: In a 2007 interview with Arthur Boers, the …

2012-05-30: There Are More Homeless Children in Dallas Than Ever There Are More Homeless Children in Dallas Than Ever Anna Merlan: This year, 496 homeless adults …

2012-05-29: Sin No More Sin No More This is a nice follow up to Richard Beck’s post on John 8.1-11. He investigates …

2012-05-25: Guy on a Buffalo

Guy on a Buffalo

And now for something completely different…

…a guy on a buffalo:

2012-05-25: Go And Sin No More Go And Sin No More Speaking of not fearing we are reading the Bible wrong, Richard Beck calls into …

2012-05-25: Do Not Fear the Facts Do Not Fear the Facts Scot McKnight: As a professor I teach my students at least two things about …

2012-05-24: Do We Have an Extrovert Ideal? Do We Have an Extrovert Ideal? RJS: The megachurch culture, worship form, and values sets up an …

2012-05-24: Why is War So Easy For American Christians? Why is War So Easy For American Christians? Stanley Hauerwas: Was is a moral necessity for America …

2012-05-23: Prepositions Prepositions Richard Beck: Some of this debate swirls around how we render Paul's use of the phrase …

2012-05-22: Rethinking Religion People are losing faith in religion; many are leaving their churches. I think the following quote …

2012-05-22: Screening Out the Introverts Screening Out the Introverts William Pannapacker: We now live under a kind of extrovert tyranny, …

2012-05-14: Ask. Seek. Knock. Breathe Ask. Seek. Knock. Breathe Beth Woolsey: As a mama who cares about my kids' relationships with God, …

2012-05-11: Defined as a problem... Defined as a problem… Larry James: As we talked, he said something that pulled me back to …

2012-05-10: You're Looking in the Wrong Direction You’re Looking in the Wrong Direction Patrick Kennedy: ... the Near East Dallas area should, …

2012-05-01: Mayfests! - Six Dallas Festivals that Make May Awesome Mayfests! - Six Dallas Festivals that Make May Awesome Jennifer Smart: ... it's time for May and …

2012-05-01: Two Guys From Andromeda are Back

Two Guys From Andromeda are Back

2012-04-27: Amazon settles sales tax fight with Texas comptroller Amazon settles sales tax fight with Texas comptroller Ross Ramsey: Amazon.com will start collecting …

2012-04-26: Reciprocal and Sustainable Community Reciprocal and Sustainable Community Ann and Derran Reese: However, I am becoming a bigger believer …

2012-04-23: Don't Let Business Lobbyists Kill the Post Office Don’t Let Business Lobbyists Kill the Post Office Conventional wisdom says that the US Postal …

2012-04-20: Report Text Message Spam to AT&T Report Text Message Spam to AT&T Glenn Fleishman: Bring up the text message in Messages and be …

2012-04-05: Dallas PD intends to use license-plates readers to catch criminals now and gather "information" for use later Dallas PD intends to use license-plates readers to catch criminals now and gather …

2012-03-26: “Will you always believe in Jesus, Mama?” Anonymous: Part of me wishes I could offer …

2012-03-23: The Case Against Google The Case Against Google Mat Honan: If it can't keep its promises, if it can't avoid resorting to …

2012-03-14: Do we really love people who aren't Christian? Do we really love people who aren’t Christian? Jon Acuff: We think we do. We think we're …

2012-03-06: Big & Bright chosen as theme for 2012 Fair Big & Bright chosen as theme for 2012 Fair Big Tex: The State Fair of Texas(R) has selected Big …

2012-03-02: Mr. Happy Man

Mr. Happy Man

2012-03-02: 'Free The Network' trailer

‘Free The Network’ trailer

2012-02-19: Mobile Sites vs. Apps: The Coming Strategy Shift Mobile Sites vs. Apps: The Coming Strategy Shift Jakob Nielsen: ...the second strategy question is: …

2012-02-14: Saint Valentine Saint Valentine Wikipedia: The first representation of Saint Valentine appeared in the Nurembrg …

2012-02-13: The Remaking of Vickery Meadow The Remaking of Vickery Meadow Leslie Minora: They fled some of the world's most dangerous places, …

2012-02-02: I'll Fly Away I’ll Fly Away Richard Beck: Because here's the deal, does I'll Fly Away make any sense when …

2012-02-02: The Worst Tech Awards Show Ever The Worst Tech Awards Show Ever John C. Dvorak: It's all very superficial and annoying. Awards, …

2012-02-02: Buddy Rich Impossible Drum Solo

He may not be your kind of guy, but just watch this video of him playing up there without all the …

2012-02-02: What is a Just War? What is a Just War? Andrew P. Napolitano The problem with most wars is that they are more strategic …

2012-02-01: The Illusion of Privacy The Illusion of Privacy Tal Givoly: What happens when people have the "illusion of privacy"? …

2012-02-01: The Soterian Gospel as Selfish The Soterian Gospel as Selfish Scot McKnight: Instead of having a doxological orientation (how does …

2012-01-31: Sh*t Dallas People Say

Sh*t Dallas People Say

2012-01-31: They Were Right (And Wrong) About The Slippery Slope They Were Right (And Wrong) About The Slippery Slope Rachel Held Evans: It was easier before, when …

2012-01-30: Why are software development task estimations regularly off by a factor of 2-3? Why are software development task estimations regularly off by a factor of 2-3? Michael Wolfe: …

2012-01-30: Pressing For Decisions Pressing For Decisions Scot McKnight: ...twelve ways revivalism's theories of conversion have …

2012-01-27: Media and Children

Media and Children

2012-01-27: Dallas ISD Trustees Closed 11 Schools Last Night Dallas ISD Trustees Closed 11 Schools Last Night Greg Howard (no relation): The vote to close …

2012-01-27: One "L" or or Two? One “L” or or Two? The question just came up at work, do you use one “l” or …

2012-01-25: J.C. Penney to Reinvent Itself J.C. Penney to Reinvent Itself Maria Halkias: Gone are the dollar and percent-off coupons, morning …

2012-01-24: The Story of Henry Texas Howard

The Story of Henry Texas Howard

Megan Howard:

Henry has adjusted quite well to life on this …

2012-01-06: Is SOPA Perfect for OWS? Is SOPA Perfect for OWS? Dave Winer: It was all about corporations. On the one side is Hollywood …

2012-01-06: Cloves, Hookahs, and Other Non-Cigarettes Cloves, Hookahs, and Other Non-Cigarettes Joe Bunting: Through my college and post-college years, I …

2012-01-04: How to Route Around DNS Background There’s been a lot of talk recently about [SOPA][1] and what it will do to the …

2012-01-02: Loving the Bible for what it is, not what I want it to be Loving the Bible for what it is, not what I want it to be Rachel Held Evans: Over the past few …

2012-01-02: Your Dallas Cowboys Commemorative Poster

Your Dallas Cowboys Commemorative Poster

2012-01-02: Wearing the same clothes you wore to church on Sunday to work on Monday Wearing the same clothes you wore to church on Sunday to work on Monday Jon Acuff: Again, not …

2011-12-23: The Original Heresy? The Original Heresy? Scot McKnight: The theme of burial with Christ is that we are raised to be …

2011-12-22: The Treason Card The Treason Card Andrew Sullivan: It is a sign of a movement that has so lost the narrative it can …

2011-12-22: An Advent Thought From Megan An Advent Thought From Megan Megan Howard: Easter is the holiday where we celebrate the fact that …

2011-12-20: The View From Nowhere The View From Nowhere Jay Rosen: If in doing the serious work of journalism--digging, reporting, …

2011-12-16: He Has a Dream He Has a Dream Dan Bouchelle: Whether you like it, love it, fear it or loathe it, the dream below …

2011-12-16: The Four Types of Christian Christmas Parents The Four Types of Christian Christmas Parents John Crist: The "Giving-Gifts-With-Subtle-Hints" …

2011-12-12: Lessons from TileStack: What Does '#Discover' Mean? So, last week Twitter debuted a new interface with the stated intent of simplifying the experience. …

2011-12-09: So, American detainees are non-citizens? So, American detainees are non-citizens? Dave Jones: But, remember what we're talking about here. …

2011-12-09: Blessed are the entitled? Blessed are the entitled? Rachel Held Evans: ...we've got to have a "Merry Christmas" banner in …

2011-12-07: On the impracticality of a cheeseburger. On the impracticality of a cheeseburger. Waldo Jaquith: Further reflection revealed that it's quite …

2011-12-05: A Christmas Carol As Resistance Literature A Christmas Carol As Resistance Literature Richard Beck: O Holy Night, it turns out, was a song of …

2011-12-02: The abusive teachings of Michael and Debi Pearl hurt both women and children The abusive teachings of Michael and Debi Pearl hurt both women and children Rachel Held Evans: Why …

2011-12-01: What I Learned About Dallas From Watching Top Chef: Texas What I Learned About Dallas From Watching Top Chef: Texas Jason Heid collects some choice quotes …

2011-11-30: You Are Facebook's Product: That's Why You Don't Pay to Use it You Are Facebook’s Product: That’s Why You Don’t Pay to Use it Adrian Hon: ... …

2011-11-29: How Does SOPA Threaten Stack Overflow How Does SOPA Threaten Stack Overflow Joel Spolsky If we took down everything somebody wanted us to …

2011-11-29: Pizza Hut Now Serving Vegetables

Pizza Hut Now Serving Vegetables

Nick Rallo:

Before we all stuffed our bodies with Thanksgiving …

2011-11-29: So You Want to be an Entreprenuer So You Want to be an Entreprenuer Dave Winer: I'm afraid the adults are not levelling with the …

2011-11-28: Whatever Works For You Whatever Works For You Marco Arment: Previous-me tried to persuade everyone to switch to my setup, …

2011-10-26: "The End of Local Radio"? Reports Say Clear Channel May Be About to Go All "Robotics." “The End of Local Radio”? Reports Say Clear Channel May Be About to Go All …

2011-10-25: Rick Perry's Balanced-Budget Illusion Rick Perry’s Balanced-Budget Illusion Jim Schutze: ...if you want to know what a state really …

2011-10-25: Ten years of Windows XP Ten years of Windows XP Peter Bright: But in many ways, the thing that cemented Windows XP's status …

2011-10-25: Nest: The Learning Thermostat Nest: The Learning Thermostat If Apple were to make a thermostat, it would be like this. UPDATE: …

2011-10-25: Quicksilver Roars Quicksilver Roars Solid update to a great productivity tool that, although I’ve used it for …

2011-10-24: On Parenthood On Parenthood Jeff Atwood: As an adult, you may think you've roughly mapped the continent of love …

2011-10-24: Talk the Talk: Mayor Mike's Pals Shovel Up the BS at Council Retreat Talk the Talk: Mayor Mike’s Pals Shovel Up the BS at Council Retreat Jim Schutze: I feel …

2011-10-24: Slowly But Surely, Elm Street's History is Being Erased One Old Building at a Time Slowly But Surely, Elm Street’s History is Being Erased One Old Building at a Time Robery …

2011-10-24: Oracle JDK7 Mac OS X Port Developer Preview Release Oracle JDK7 Mac OS X Port Developer Preview Release java.net: The Developer Preview should work on …

2011-10-24: Paul wants to phase out federal student loans Paul wants to phase out federal student loans Associated Press: Republican presidential contender …

2011-10-24: 1/2 of US Qualifies for Affordable Housing ½ of US Qualifies for Affordable Housing Larry James: So, over one half of all working …

2011-10-21: The Ad Man Cometh The Ad Man Cometh Anna Merlan: [Frank Lutz offered] the city council members [a list of] "good" …

2011-10-21: Love among the poor Love among the poor Dean Brackley: The problem for us is that the new freedoms and economic …

2011-10-20: What's Better than One Giant Ferris Wheel? What’s Better than One Giant Ferris Wheel? Because: “Why not?”

2011-10-20: J.L. Long library mural painted by Hall of State artist J.L. Long library mural painted by Hall of State artist Rick Wamre: Few people know that J.L. Long …

2011-10-20: Women's Museum in Dallas to close Women’s Museum in Dallas to close Gaile Robinson: The 11-year-old institution, located in …

2011-10-20: Ted's Tidbits The voice in my head says: Another blog? Really? Don't you have enough of these already? The real …

2011-10-03: Howard Guide 2011 From blog.tedchoward.com. The State Fair of Texas starts today, and I’m very excited! The …

2011-09-13: Read and Retain From blog.tedchoward.com. I was talking with my friend Josh the other day about how easily we forget …

2011-07-04: Why Self Hosting Matters From blog.tedchoward.com. On Saturday, I wanted to share a video I had made with some friends. I …

2011-07-03: Coming Soon From blog.tedchoward.com. Can’t see the video? Click here.

2011-06-13: Prediction: iPod Touch Going Away From blogs.tedchoward.com. I usually avoid making predictions about what Apple is going to do, but …

2011-05-09: Growl Support for OPML Editor From blogs.tedchoward.com. I’ve been privilaged to be part of a bootstrapping comminuty using …

2011-04-27: Shower Thinking From blogs.tedchoward.com. Have you ever noticed that you get some of your best thinking done in the …

2011-04-25: Giving Up Television From blogs.tedchoward.com. Almost a year and a half ago, I took the Zen TV Experiment and wrote …

2011-03-08: Links of Note for March 8, 2011 From the link blog: URL Hunter game takes place entirely in your browser’s address bar, …

2011-03-07: Links of Note for March 7, 2011 From my new link blog: 9:44 PM - Freeloaders beware, the Dallas Morning News starts charging for …

2011-02-25: Lila Penelope Howard Introducing my new niece: [video …

2011-01-25: Looking to Scripture to Shape Christian Community Many strategists within the church are asking for paradigm shifts in our organizational life. But …

2011-01-15: Disconnecting We live in a very connected world. In my lifetime, we’ve gone from people only having phones …

2010-12-25: Merry Christmas In all seriousness, Merry Christmas! Ted and Megan

2010-09-24: Ode to the Fair The other day, when the air turned cool, I had the thought: “This is Fair weather!” My husband, Ted, …

2010-08-20: My Trip to Ghana

I recently returned from Ghana, West Africa where we spent a week at a children’s home called …

2010-04-02: Distraction of The Week: Erykah Badu

This week, the local Dallas media gave lots of free press to Erykah Badu. This came in the form of …

2010-02-16: The E-Myth Enterprise

I went to Half Price Books the other day looking for a copy of The E-Myth Revisited, a book …

2010-01-26: My Prediction on Tomorrow's Apple Announcement This morning I did a little research on all the Apple themed stories with the purpose of making an …

2009-12-28: How I Use My iPhone

I am a mobile app creator. It is my business not only to build apps, but to help clients understand …

2009-12-25: Merry Christmas Merry Christmas to everyone. If you haven’t yet received a Christmas card and you think you …

2009-12-18: Zen TV Followup Just a few notes and thoughts on changing the position of television in my life. First, Megan and I …

2009-12-17: The Zen TV Experiment

If you watch television, you should take a look at this post. It’s a repost of an article …

2009-12-02: Why is Technology Important? Dave Winer just wrote a thought provoking piece (as he usually does) on the importance of …

2009-11-03: Election Day 2009 - How I Voted and Why

Today is Election day across the country. Here in Texas, we're not electing any high profile …

2009-10-28: A Blast From the Past A while back I lamented about the fact that the internet suffers from the same tear-down and rebuild …

2009-10-22: Becoming a Pet Owner, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Hank Dog I’ve never considered myself to be a dog person. We didn’t have pets growing up. In …

2009-06-09: LED Sheep http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f8/1137883380

2009-05-14: Hank is Definitely Not Camera Shy [flickr video=3530316601 show_info=true secret=6d374d7089 w=400 h=300]

2009-05-11: Cast of Star Trek on SNL http://www.hulu.com/embed/VJp7eRl5-i4WPiayqK-xvw

2009-05-05: The Onion: Trekkies Bash New Star Trek Film As 'Fun, Watchable' http://www.theonion.com/content/themes/common/assets/onn_embed/embedded_player.swf Trekkies Bash New …

2009-05-04: I Just Trekked Myself http://content.oddcast.com/host/trek_yourself/swf/mySpace.swf?doorId=365&clientId=184&mId= …

2009-04-01: Blurry Puppy Pictures

2009-03-30: The Beautification of the Internet I live in a historic neighborhood in Dallas. The area has a certain charm and character to it quite …

2009-03-21: Rebirth of the Blog I’ve been putting this off long enough. I should start blogging again, but: I need to move my …

2008-08-14: Time for Bed I can’t stay up too late tonight, I need to wake up by 7:00, so I can be at work by 8:00. That …

2008-07-29: What is TileStack? This is for everyone who has asked me what I do for a living, and politely nodded while I failed to …

2008-06-24: The Future of Javascript -- Who Cares?!? Yesterday on Slashdot, someone posted an InfoWorld interview of Brendan Eich (the creator of …

2008-06-06: Sending Legitimate Bulk Email This is for all those people who are trying to run a web business that need to send bulk email …

2008-04-07: Blockbuster or Netflix I’ve been a subscriber of Blockbuster Online for over two years now. At the start of this …

2007-11-30: Things on My Desk (November 2007 Edition) Airlink+ 802.11b Wireless Router Cable Modem Small box labeled "Everything Mac" Smaller envelope …

2007-09-17: ThinWire 1.2 Release Candidate 2 Available Now ThinWire, the framework that provided my acclaim in the technology space, has just announced Release …

2007-07-24: Blatant and Shameless Book Promotion Yesterday at OSCon, Prentice Hall announced the launch of the Sourceforge Community Press. It is a …

2007-06-22: The Power of Fear Are you afraid? You should be. There’s plenty to fear in this world, take your pick: Global …

2007-06-12: Safari 3 For Windows -- First Impressions As soon as I heard the announcement, I downloaded the public beta of Safari 3 for Windows. So far …

2007-05-09: How To Make Windows Update Not Hog the CPU Every morning I come into work, plug my laptop in, and turn it on. It quickly resumes from …

2007-04-11: Effective AJAX for Everyone 'Including the Enterprise' Effective AJAX for Everyone ‘Including the Enterprise’ Like the rest of us developers …

2007-03-22: Freedom of Speech OK Unless Talking Politics Ok, so the guy that created the Hillary Clinton 1984 video that’s on YouTube revealed …

2007-03-21: Now 50% Less Calories What’s Tumblr? It’s basically a blog for someone who has such a severe case of ADD that …

2007-03-21: ThinWire Framework Architect Gives Grand Ballroom Session at AJAXWorld ThinWire Framework Architect Gives Grand Ballroom Session at AJAXWorld The primary architect behind …

2007-03-20: New Weird Al Video: Trapped in the Drive-Thru http://vids.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=vids.individual&videoid=2015512141

2007-03-20: ThinWire and Helmi To Cooperate From AjaxWorld: Helmi Open Source RIA Platform and the CCS ThinWire Solution To Be Integrated …

2007-03-19: Ballpark is Ballpark Again http://www.nbc5i.com/sports/11297937/detail.html?rss=dfw&psp=news

2007-03-19: Global Warming Debate Heats Up drudgereport.com/flash2.ht… …

2007-03-19: Hillary is Big Brother I’m not an Obama fan, but this is clever. [youtube=www.youtube.com/watch

2007-03-19: Dallas Cowboys Legendary Mascot, Crazy Ray Passes Away www.dallascowboys.com/news.cfm

2007-03-09: Madd Rappin EW - Cell Phones & Starbucks [youtube=www.youtube.com/watch

2007-02-28: Nigerian Dead Parrot [youtube=http://youtube.com/watch?v=LvyrzQldOKE]

2007-02-28: Cotton Bowl No Longer at Cotton Bowl This could be the beginning of the end for this sports venue. Dallas Morning News: Cotton Bowl …

2007-02-26: Update Well, its apparently been over 2 months since I last posted anything to the ol’ blog. The last …

2006-12-12: Thin is In Early last Friday morning, we released the latest version of ThinWire (1.2 Release Candidate 1). …

2006-11-28: Soviet Russia, Comming to an America Near You America… What a country! In America, you watch TV. In Soviet Russia, TV watches you! The MPAA …

2006-11-21: Little T Learns to Share Terrell Owens has released his first book in a series of childrens books. His next book will be …

2006-11-21: Ever been the only one? I don’t know why I do the things I do. Today I searched Google for a phrase that I used to say …

2006-11-21: Science vs Religion: Can't we all just get along? The New York Times has yet another story on scientists attacking religion and vice versa. Does it …

2006-11-16: If Jesus Came Back Today http://www.metafilter.com/mefi/56316 This is interesting for two reasons: The comic book that shows …

2006-11-16: JibJab Presents: Do I Creep You Out? http://www.jibjab.com/weird_al/do_i_creep_you_out

2006-11-16: Emmit Smith: Champion at Everything He has 3 SuperBowl rings. He holds the record for all-time rushing yards in the NFL. Now he’s …

2006-11-15: KFC Finally Taps Into the Lucrative Astronaut Demographic Because what we really needed was a logo we could see from space.

2006-11-13: An Excelent Use of Statistics

2006-09-26: Big Tex Goes Up 3 more …

2006-09-25: Fair Starts Friday I’m so excited, I can hardly concentrate. The Fair starts in 4 days. They have tons of new …

2006-09-20: 6 Year Old Suspended for Bringing Watergun http://www.newsnet5.com/education/9891863/detail.html As far as I’m concerned this is Class IV …

2006-09-20: Pirate Talk in Linux Changelog From the Slackware current changelog: I took several stabs with me sword at ripping out …

2006-09-19: White and Nerdy Well, there was supposed to be a big world premiere event for this video on AOL today, but …

2006-09-19: International Talk Like a Pirate Day

2006-09-18: Wench Swap Talk Like a Pirate Day is tomorrow, and to help get you in the mood, ABC’s season premiere of …

2006-09-18: Gas Prices in Perspective OmniNerd has a veryinteresting article on our obsession with finding the cheapest gas available. He …

2006-09-14: Arrrrr you well read? Waiting for me in my inbox this morning was an email from Amazon.com. As someone who has purchased …

2006-08-23: Creating and Debugging ThinWire Applications with Eclipse This tutorial will walk you through the creation of a simple Rich Internet Application with ThinWire …

2006-08-21: Towards the Optimal Javascript Inheritance Technique Lead developer of the ThinWire Framework Joshua Gertzen has written an article going over existing …

2006-08-15: The Secret of JavaScript Class Inheritance and Polymorphism While there are many methods that attempt to make JavaScript into an Object Oriented Language, most …

2006-08-07: ThinWire v1.2 beta2 Released After several weeks of hard work, the next beta has been released. You can read all about it at the …

2006-08-04: Star Trekkin Ok, so I’m in this weird Star Trek mood today. [youtube=www.youtube.com/watch

2006-08-04: Matt Damon as Captain Kirk What do you think? Could it work?

2006-08-03: Star Trek XI Site Ok, so they got JJ Abrams to executive produce the next Star Trek Movie. That’s exciting. …

2006-08-02: Discuss: When is it appropriate to use applets? Last night my wife was enrolling in her university’s health insurance plan. The insurance …

2006-07-28: Samsung Q1 vs Apple Newton Yeah, I know it’s absurd, but I love absurdity. The Samsung Q1 is the first consumer Ultra …

2006-07-13: eBay Nigerian Scam So, when you sell something on eBay for more than you expect and they want you to ship it to …

2006-07-11: Want to Buy a Computer? We’re selling Megan’s computer on eBay right now. It’s a great machine in great …

2006-07-11: Rocky Balboa He’s back!

2006-07-11: Wikipedia is Strict In one of my web searches for ThinWire and Ajax frameworks, I stumbled upon Wikipedia articles about …

2006-07-05: Slowly Drifting Towards Insanity Of course some would argue that I’m already there. Regardless, the following songs have been …

2006-06-30: SourceForge Sucks I know what I just said is considered blasphemy, but it’s the truth. SourceForge is the …

2006-06-28: Working on an Open Source Project The past few weeks have been very interesting at work. It has been frustrating to be without my …

2006-05-30: Welcome to the New (temporary) Location Ok, let me just say that iicinternet.com hosting sucks. They offered an impressive package that …