Month: August 2005

  • iPod Click Wheel Stops Working

    My iPod photo’s click wheel stopped working this afternoon, and I was getting ready to make an appointment at the so-called "Genius Bar" at the local Apple store. A quick search online found the answer to the problem, though, and I figured I’d document it here so more people can find it later: iPod calibrates […]

  • Are you kidding me?!

    I've written about him several times before, but Pat Robertson is back in the news again. Monty noted this yesterday, as well. I just can't believe this guy. I am glad that the mainstream media companies are picking this up to cover up. Maybe everyone will realize that he is, indeed, a complete wacko (I'm […]

  • Steve Squyres Visits

    Yesterday at work, Steve Squyres came to give a talk to the company's research group, but anyone could attend. So, I quickly made sure my calendar wasn't booked at the time and immediately blocked it off so I could attend. Having just finished his book ( Roving Mars: Spirit, Opportunity, and the Exploration of the […]

  • Mt. Rainier – Dege Peak

    Hiked On: August 6, 2005 Weather Conditions: Approximately 70°F-80°F, clear and sunny skies Elevation: 6400-7016' Distance from Seattle: Just over 90 miles Pictures: Here National Park Service: Mt. Rainier National Park Another sunny weekend, and another trip up to Rainier. Micah was up in the PNW this weekend for work, and he came up to […]

  • Almost total elevator control

    I haven't tried this (yet), but the site claims that most Otis, Dover and Desert elevators can take you direct to where you want to go so long as you hit the close door button and the floor button at the same time. Now if I could get the elevators to come pick me up […]