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Converting video for the Video iPod
I decided to convert a sample video clip into as many combinations I could think of that would play on my new Video iPod in order to determine which one would be the best combination of file size, conversion time, and quality.
Thursday, 1 December 2005 11:43 PM :: Comments/Trackback (16-0) :: Gadgets and Technology

Log Me In
So my brother-in-law was telling me about this remote access tool that he uses called LogMeIn. I decided to install it at home and see how it worked.
Monday, 28 November 2005 06:33 PM :: Comments/Trackback (0-1) :: Gadgets and Technology

Video Ipod
Several weeks ago, Apple announced their newest version of the iPod, the much anticipated one that allows owners to watch videos. I generally have very good rationalizations when it comes to upgrading my gadgets and this time was no different!
Friday, 11 November 2005 09:31 AM :: Gadgets and Technology

Now another developer has created a way for site owners or groups to set up their own map and allow people (visitors, readers, members) to populate it. It's called "Frappr" and I've set up my own map here.
Tuesday, 8 November 2005 11:48 AM :: Comments/Trackback (2-0) :: Gadgets and Technology

Back from the dead & NPR Podcasts
NPR affiliates still rely on two main sources of funding. One of these is the involuntary donation of every tax-paying citizen, although Congress has continually whittled away at this. The other source is through voluntary listener donations.
Tuesday, 8 November 2005 11:32 AM :: Comments/Trackback (0-1) :: Gadgets and Technology :: Journal

Where's Levi?
I've been a bit preoccupied with non-blogging events recently.
Tuesday, 6 September 2005 08:40 PM :: Comments/Trackback (4-0) :: Journal

Blog City the next Flickr?
Blog City now has the ability that lets you post images with your blog entries from your mobile phone just like moblogging services like Flickr, Splashblog, textamerica, Buzznet, etc.
Sunday, 21 August 2005 12:35 PM :: Photos :: Gadgets and Technology

Photo test
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Sunday, 21 August 2005 08:40 AM

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Thursday, 18 August 2005 04:20 PM

Paleo Diet Counterpoints
Mr. Tutt from Health Hack, posted a link to this lengthy piece on the paleo diet compiled by Sam Hoxie of Creighton University Medical School. What interested me were the "counterpoints," many of which don't hold much water, or are just irrelevant.
Sunday, 24 July 2005 07:41 AM :: Comments/Trackback (1-0) :: Health, Diet, and Nutrition

The amazing super happy meat ball
A recent paper in the journal Tissue Engineering suggests the possibility that meat could be produced in the lab by taking samples of animal muscle tissue and growing it out, as an alternative to the conventional method of raising cattle.
Friday, 22 July 2005 11:09 AM :: Comments/Trackback (2-0) :: Health, Diet, and Nutrition

Pocket Tunes now plays music from Subscription-based services like Yahoo! Music
Normsoft's new version of their Pocket Tunes now gives you access to millions of songs on subscription-based services like Yahoo! Music, Napster To Go, and Rhapsody. This is making Palm PDA's and Smartphones true convergence devices for Audio.
Monday, 18 July 2005 09:38 AM :: Comments/Trackback (4-0) :: Gadgets and Technology

Vienna 4th best place to live in the U.S.!
Money Magazine has come out with its top 100 places to live in the U.S and my town is #4 on the list. I knew there was a reason we moved here!
Thursday, 14 July 2005 07:32 PM

Back to blogging.
After the longest hiatus in months, I'm finally trying to get back to posting a bit more.
Monday, 11 July 2005 09:44 PM :: Journal

Bluetooth Dial-up Networking (DUN) for the Treo 650
This weekend I set about trying to get Dial-up Networking via Bluetooth working on my Treo 650 this weekend and while I consider myself pretty technical, it really took me way longer than it should have!
Monday, 11 July 2005 09:25 PM :: Comments/Trackback (6-0) :: Gadgets and Technology :: Journal

Dear Readers
I'm sorry about the quietness here over the last couple of weeks. It's one of those times in my life when real-life events are superseding a lot of my time online. Damn you, real life, damn you to hell!
Saturday, 25 June 2005 08:33 AM :: Comments/Trackback (5-0) :: Journal

New GSM Treo 650 and Sprint Firmware have arrived!
Pa1mOne has just released new Treo 650 firmware that fixes lots of problems on the Sprint Treo 650 as well as the unlocked GSM Treo 650.
Friday, 17 June 2005 10:23 AM :: Comments/Trackback (0-1) :: Gadgets and Technology

Vienna Virginia Yahoo! Group
The town I live in, Vienna, Virginia, has lots of things going for it. It has, I think, a small-town feel, but it's still close to Washington DC and has great services and community events. They have an official website, but there's really no place
Friday, 10 June 2005 11:28 AM :: Comments/Trackback (3-0) :: Journal

Naturally Low-Carbing
Recently I've come across a new blog about low-carbing called Living La Vita Low Carb.  It's Author, Jimmy Moore, recently lost 180 lbs on Atkins and is writing a book about it.  He writes like a fiend and it's hard to keep up with all of his artic
Tuesday, 7 June 2005 02:39 PM :: Comments/Trackback (8-0) :: Health, Diet, and Nutrition

Down Time
Well, it seems that my blog host, Blog City, is finally releasing the next version of the software.  This is the first big overhaul in a year or perhaps a bit more and was originally scheduled for the beginning of the year, but I guess BC wanted to
Sunday, 5 June 2005 08:08 PM :: Comments/Trackback (2-1) :: What I'm reading :: What I'm Watching :: Places I've Been :: Photos :: Health, Diet, and Nutrition :: Gadgets and Technology :: Journal :: DVD Review

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