August 29, 2001

Nudity and arson, two great

Nudity and arson, two great things that go great together. Um, right...Woman Goes Naked to Court

Posted by Pedraum at 02:23 PM |

Remember the kid from Star

Remember the kid from Star Trek TNG, the kinda annoying one who went through puberty right in front of the eyes of America? Well, he's got his own website now. Nothing great to look at but his writing style is actually pretty funny.

Posted by Pedraum at 01:09 PM |

This was probably originally concocted

This was probably originally concocted as a joke but after reading some of the ammenities of this cube, it sounds like a feasible idea. IDEO is down the street from where I live and I love seeing all the little knick-knacks they've designed behind their glass-dorred main entrance. Dilbert creator in `Ultimate Cubicle' (8/28/2001) The article also reminded me of one of my favorite authors, Malcom Gladwell. His book, 'The Tipping Point', was probably my favorite of last year. Imagine Sesame Street, the NYPD, and Converse slippers all being related...

Posted by Pedraum at 10:10 AM |

August 27, 2001

This is good advice about

This is good advice about attention to detail--making your URL's intuitive and such. Not generally the first thing thought about when designng an application but for what it's worth...developerWorks | Usability | The cranky user: Making URLs accessible

Posted by Pedraum at 09:45 AM |

August 24, 2001

This is a cool idea,

This is a cool idea, a voiceblog. jish.vox || an audioblog/voiceblog

Posted by Pedraum at 10:46 AM |

Great, so now the occassional

Great, so now the occassional real letter I send to my congressman is gonna be under suspicion of being falsified thanks to efforts like this...The Seattle Times: Nation & World: Microsoft lobbying campaign backfires; even dead people write in support of firm

Posted by Pedraum at 10:41 AM |

August 22, 2001

Ebb and flow, like the

Ebb and flow, like the law that governs the tides so too does our organic economy expand and contract. It's nice to read article like this one that show people are still thinking about new and intereting ideas...even if it won't get them rich tomorrow. The bubble has burst, so it's back to the ideas (8/20/2001)

Posted by Pedraum at 11:24 AM |

August 20, 2001

Can Google do any wrong.

Can Google do any wrong. Doesn't seem like it...DaveNet : Google upgrades the Web

Posted by Pedraum at 09:58 AM |

August 15, 2001

This is just plain weird.

This is just plain weird. on the other hand, Ariane, this might be our 15 minutes...Breast-feeding record targeted

Posted by Pedraum at 02:35 PM |

The best idea i've heard

The best idea i've heard in a while. Former Dell workers help investors flush bad stocks (8/14/2001)

Posted by Pedraum at 10:10 AM |

August 13, 2001

Um, excuse me. I ordered

Um, excuse me. I ordered the veggie burger? CNN.com - Four ton beef patty - August 6, 2001

Posted by Pedraum at 02:50 PM |

August 10, 2001

One night only, a fight

One night only, a fight of monsterous proportions! See a rare african elephant and a Chinese panda duke it out in center ring. If you're not there you better be dead or in jail! Conservationists pin pro wrestlers over WWF name

Posted by Pedraum at 09:29 PM |

August 09, 2001

"Vetique was taken to a

"Vetique was taken to a hospital for a psychiatric evaluation. " Ummm, yeah. Man Jumps Into Zoo's Gorilla Exhibit

Posted by Pedraum at 01:51 PM |

August 08, 2001

My friend Jerry has one

My friend Jerry has one of the coolest dogs around. Zeke could use this to communicate on a whole new level. But this thing only has 6 emotions...how's he gonna say "The Mideast crisis is really chapping my hide." or "Pardon me, but do you have any Gray Poop-On?". World’s first dog translator created

Posted by Pedraum at 02:45 PM |

I heard once about a

I heard once about a similar technology used in Japanese opera houses to avoid the annoying cell-phone rings at the wrong time. The I-Bomb seems a bit more agressive than that. I-Bomb Info

Posted by Pedraum at 10:07 AM |

I love when good guys

I love when good guys win. Internet search engine Google achieves profitability (8/08/2001)

Posted by Pedraum at 10:05 AM |

"As a result of my

"As a result of my father's death, and with the news of my uncle's involvement in an air crash in January, dashed our hope of survival. The untimely deaths caused my mother's heart failure and other related complications of which she later died in the hospital after we must have spent a lot of money on her. " They might have a better chance if their grammar's better. Salon.com People | I crave your distinguished indulgence (and all your cash)

Posted by Pedraum at 10:04 AM |

August 07, 2001

Being married to a woman

Being married to a woman who just gave birth and was pregnant for 9 months, I find the fact that this woman didn't know she was pregnant absolutely amazing. CNN.com - French tourist has surprise birth - August 7, 2001

Posted by Pedraum at 01:58 PM |

August 03, 2001

My good friend Eric Daugherty

My good friend Eric Daugherty was a Dr. Demento fanatic. Seeing this reminds me of him and his kooky sense of humor. THE DOCTOR IS IN!

Posted by Pedraum at 05:03 PM |

August 02, 2001

da-dum da-dum da-dum..da-dum..da-dumHasselhoff Talks 'Rider'

da-dum da-dum da-dum..da-dum..da-dumHasselhoff Talks 'Rider' Film

Posted by Pedraum at 03:55 PM |

And this is why I

And this is why I don't eat at the local E-coli cafe located in my building even though it's so darned convenient. The guys in there handle money and food in one motion. Wash Your Hands! That's an Order!

Posted by Pedraum at 03:51 PM |

To hear for the first

To hear for the first time in one's life must be absolutely incredible. ABCNEWS.com : Deaf Family Joins Hearing World

Posted by Pedraum at 03:49 PM |

I am so excited to

I am so excited to be living ina day to witness this sort of thing. Incredible. FDA approves swallowable camera-in-a-pill to diagnose bowel problems (8/01/2001)

Posted by Pedraum at 10:46 AM |

August 01, 2001

Jerry, you'll appreciate this one...Rendering

Jerry, you'll appreciate this one...Rendering Effective Route Maps: Improving Usability Through Generalization

Posted by Pedraum at 09:43 AM |

Good Judgment comes from Experience.

Good Judgment comes from Experience. Experience comes from Bad Judgment. A little wordy but pretty good stuff about the state of usability. Interview > The Usability of Usability

Posted by Pedraum at 09:42 AM |