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Friday,  12/17/10  07:21 PM

Tron Legacy - we have tickets!Hi campers how are you?  I am in a GREAT mood despite the rainy dreary weather here.  Who knows why not me but I dare not question it.  In a few minutes I am off to see Tron with Meg (yay!) but first, this...

Victor Davis Hanson: Two Californias.  So so right.  I live in one of them, but he lives in the other.  Some say it can't last another decade.  We'll see; unlike the Soviet Union, there is a powerful underlying economic engine...

Windows 3.1 remembered...Did you know?  Windows is twenty-five years old!  Wow and yes I can remember Windows 1.0.  Click through for some nostalgic screen shots...  the Windows I remember best was 3.1, the first version I used for development.  (Thank you Charles Petzold :)

Am once again calling out ClipNabber, which lets you download videos from a bunch of different sites.  Together with YouTube's ability to transcode all sorts of video, it makes for a nice video conversion utility :)

dwarf planets!Test yourself:  How many dwarfs are there?  The IAU says five, but the picture at right suggests otherwise...

What's wrong with OpenID?  Um, everything...  like everyone I know, I have one, and like everyone I know, I never use it.

Yahoo has hit rock bottom.  I'm not sure about that, every time I think so, they dig a deeper hole for themselves.  A case study in ruining an amazing web property.  (I think netscape.com still holds the record though...)

Ninjas unbox a Nexus S - awesome!This you must see: Ninjas unbox a Nexus S.  Awesome!

Why am I not surprised: TSA misses loaded .40 calibre handgun.  Send in the clowns.  Oh, they did already.

iPod nano watchThe iPod nano watch has raised $1M in crowdsourced funding.  Wow.

Okay I'm off to see Tron!  Stay tuned for a full report...  :)

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