Archive: June 2003

The Saga Of The Shelving There once was a house on a hill. The house was neither large nor overly small, and was in fact just large enough for two people to live happily in them. Or, in fact, for…

On the front page of Aquarionics there could be at any one time several little pictures with the names of TV programs or films or something in them. These are the Viewometers, and this is why they exist: A little…

From Something Awful’s Comedy Goldmine feature: Unmade Movie Prequels (Article is work-safe, rest of site is decidedly not)

So, why so much geek-stuff? Well, reasons are three-fold. One: People are doing ESF things, which makes makes me happy, which makes me feel I should be doing more cool things. Part of this week has been spent redoing the…

Ladies and Gentlemen, welcome to graduate season. Graduate season is a special, special time in the lives of job-seekers everywhere, because it decides that reason that they will never get a job ever has changed, for as of Monday morning,…

Kevin My ex-sysadmin (to be credited with getting me off IIS-based hosting, leading to the ability to use PHP and do all the wonderful things you see before you) has proven his elite coding skillz once again with the release…

The problem with Open Anything is personalities, or the lack of them. Syndication has a number of personalities, ranging from the “Do as I say” Dave Winer to the Aaron Swartz’s namespace-polluting stance. (Apparently my RSS is “funky”, because I…

Aquarionics is now archiving location in entries, articles and galleries, applied retroactivly (Meaning I spent all day going though the archive and assigning locations). What use is this? None, to you currently, unless you can import XFML data, which is…

This entry is going to be very geeky for about four paragraphs, and then be actually useful to non-geeky people Do you know what’s fun? Syndication. Syndication is always fun. It’s one of those topics that never ceases to enlighten,…

Of the origin, location and inhabitants of Shebang we will learn more later. We begin with the opening, because that is the sensible place to begin. It began with the posters which appeared around town, and in common rooms, and…