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Project Bank Shot for SEMA 2007

I just realized that I never showed my first major vehicle graphics project... probably because it took so long to do, and then I just got busy with a Ford trip to Michigan and the fires here in San Diego. Plus, I was scrambling last minute to get the plotter and the software to work so I could cut all of the vinyl for this monster truck. Well, here it is, in all ...

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And You Can Too!

My sister got me hooked on watching the The Daily Show with Jon Stewart on Comedy Central when I was up in Seattle and while I hate politics in general, I found the show amusing because it does nothing but poke fun at politics. What follows Stewart's show is the Colbert Report. I got hooked on that show too. Recently Colbert announced he is running for President ...

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San Diego Fires

OMG what a crazy few days. First, the fire started Sunday in East County and we kept a close watch on it, knowing that I had a Monday morning flight with Frozone to go to Michigan for a two-day Ford truck media event. We made the decision early Monday morning to go ahead with my trip, as it looked like the fire was going to avoid our neighborhood. Unfortunately ...

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zunePhone Advertisement

Kathy sent this one to me... pretty funny for you Microsoft bashers out there.

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Boost your WiFi signal using foil

Check this out. Create this simple "EZ parabolic reflector template" out of aluminum foil and some paper and give your router a ridiculous signal boost. I haven't tired it, since the freeantennas.com website appears to be down at the moment. Check out this Lifehacker site for more tips.

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New plotter arrives

With Brian's huge SEMA vehicle decal project I have this weekend I couldn't do the job with my 8 year old Roland Stika SX-12 10" plotter. While it's done a great job over the years, its time has come to be replaced by something bigger. Since Mike wasn't using our 24" plotter in Houston, he shipped it to me. It's a behemoth 24" GCC Bobcat plotter that's basically ...

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Google acquires Jaiku. eBay to buy Twitter?

Now that Google has acquired Jaiku, what does that mean for the even more popular mini-blogging SMS service, Twitter? Well, first I'm surprised that Google acquired Jaiku and not Twitter. I don't know anyone that uses Jaiku, even though I have mashed it into Runner+. Kind of an odd purchase, actually. So that leaves Twitter open to acquisition. What about ...

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Tis the season to irritate your dog

Krissy forwarded a forwarded X 100 email to me and this one is worth sharing. Time to get your pets ready for Halloween! More... Continue reading “Tis the season to irritate your dog” »

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Quick Disneyland trip

We made an unexpected trip up to Disneyland today, mainly because I found someone who wanted my old 300C exhaust and since I couldn't find anyone to buy it, I found someone who wanted to trade me for it. Plus, our annual Disneyland passes are still good so it doesn't cost us anything to get into the park. He lives in L.A. so we met him at Disneyland before we ...

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Don’t jump on slides

Thanks to cdharrison for this one. I can imagine a few kids I know doing this.

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Mac Week is next week

After reading last week about how Microsoft is extending the life of Windows XP due to the slow adoption rate of Windows Vista, it dawned on me that the mad excitement over the initial launch of Vista was nowhere close to what it was for Windows 95, 98, and XP. Has Microsoft lost its OS innovation or has it simply reached a point where it is as good as it gets? ...

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Remapping Apple Mac keyboard for XP

Yesterday I got the new Apple aluminum keyboard and I was raving how cool it is, even for Windows XP. My main complaint was that the Windows and ALT keys were swapped, which was causing me much havoc since my brain has been programmed for so many years to find the ALT key to the left of the space bar. My initial hunt returned nothing, but after some more Googling ...

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Another great CORR video

The 2nd of two CORR events was this past Saturday here in San Diego (Chula Vista) and since I was still recovering from my Seattle trip, I did not attend like I normally do.  Frozone and Gillmore went instead, and Frozone got some amazing video by hooking up our in-car cam to the rear of the FOX Racing truck.  Check it out... it turned out awesome as usual!

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My new favorite XP keyboard is…

This is kind of an odd discovery. I used part of my $100 Apple iPhone rebate to purchase the new Apple aluminum flat keyboard, with the expectation that I would be using it for my Mac. It arrived this morning and since my primary computer of choice is a DELL Windows XP desktop, I figured ah what the hell, I'll plug it into my DELL monitor to see what happens....

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7 year old playing Led Zeppelin

This 7 year old plays Stairway to Heaven on an electric guitar.  I wish I had such skills...

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