wish I could have carried it out; there was a HP 5000 GN (huge network printer) marked out as trash on the same floor of our office.
Though totally different in scope, it reminds me of a device I saw at a street fair in Glasgow. This was a bank of drainpipes, arranged in a circle. One end of each pipe had a pressure washer head with a flat nozzle played across it, and the other end was stopped at just the right length to play a note. The pressure washer triggers were arranged as a keyboard, and there was a (laminated against water damage) music book on the console. You could play simple (if very loud) tunes.
I’ve never seen such a device since then.
Hey, that’s me in there: Eye – The De-signer Guys – 06.29.06
the late bp helium played The Boat last night, and as a wise man once said, the crowd roared like a lion. I love that psych guitar sound that he has, and the band is really tight together. I got a chance to chat with Bryan — whom I know from fegmaniax — and he’s a fine bloke. He has mad guitar skills, to boot; reminds me of The Soft Boys, with serious effects pedals.
Jack & Ginger were excellent too, as were Henri Fabergé & The Adorables.
Called in at Finatics Aquarium (599 Kennedy Rd, Scarborough, ON, M1K 2B2 – 416-265-2026) yesterday. The owner, Mike Bandura, was very helpful for the complete novice fishkeeper. I think we’ll be stocking our new aquarium from there.
Earliest back-to-school ever; Staples has some B2S displays, and I’m not even sure the kids are out of school for the summer.
Here is a drawing of a farting elephant, made by Mark Taylor, formerly of Collins Dictionaries.
We made a special detour via Smith’s Falls, and the Hershey factory store had no Payday bars. Aargh!
Gmail works flawlessly on the BlackBerry. Wish I could find a general POP3 client for my other mail…
Nice of them to have their holiday especially for me. It’s appreciated.
Q: What is the little script-kiddy’s favourite movie?
I can’t believe I had difficulty with this one for so long:
This assumes you’re measuring the angle in the usual Cartesian way; anticlockwise from the x-axis.
Just received a phishing e-mail that purports to come from eBay Pearl Harbour Security Departament. That’s pretty dumb.
I guess we forgot about these baking potatoes a few months back …
“I’m not worldly. I’m barely islandly.”
— Peter Stampfel
(in have_moicy, 31 Oct 2005)
I started installing OpenBSD 90 minutes ago on the old Thinkpad, and that’s it done. When I get my static IP, I have plans …
Yep, another one about pencils. I do like the Dixon Tri-Conderoga, but I don’t think I could quite gush about it as much as Pencil Revolution did. It’s a nice writer, but the first one I tried was a bit gristly for sharpening with a knife. They do smell good. There’s a freshly sharpened one nearby, and it’s doing an excellent “walk through cedar woods” impression.
Just as well the six pack comes with a sharpener. Tri-Conderogas don’t fit a regular one.