December 31, 2002

Fly Guy

If you haven't seen Trevor Van Meter's "Fly Guy", go see it now: it's another brilliantly creative use of Flash.
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December 25, 2002

LOTR, dir. by Howard Hawks

Excellent version of "The Lord of the Rings", as if it were directed by Howard Hawks in the 1940s. With Peter Lorre as Smeagol! Quicktime movie
Posted by brian at 03:19 AM | Comments (1)

December 24, 2002

Jesse the Hurtin' Cowdog

Jesse, the English Bull Terrier, got another hematoma, this one in his other ear. We had to take him in for an operation, and then back to the vet a second time for more painkillers. Now he's home, miserable, quietly moaning and whining in pain, and having to wear that miserable cone for a week. So much for a happy holidays for Jesse...

December 19, 2002

TERM-talk vs ICQ

Twenty-nine years? How can that be? Especially when the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued a recent patent to AOL for its ICQ instant messaging system? Take a look at TERM-talk: PLATO's instant messaging.
Posted by brian at 03:18 AM | Comments (1)

December 08, 2002

Excellent Presentation

On the internet, nobody knows you're a dog. How much you want to bet this classified ad is from a major movie studio, looking for messageboard shills to promote stinker films. (Thanks to the-voidmstr for noticing this one)

Doc Searls' treatise on Infrastructure: Why Geeks Build it, Why Hollywood Doesn't Understand it, How Business Can Take Advantage of it is a must-read, enlightening on multiple levels.

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December 01, 2002

Ozzie in NYT on PLATO

Ray Ozzie remembers how influential his PLATO days were to his later career in an interesting little story in today's New York Times. Once again, the orange glow cast its spell on yet another victim...
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