The Meagre Blogge
Wednesday, November 16, 2005 Flying back
from ISWC 2005 in
Galway I passed over Halifax and snapped a
Also, pictures of Steve, our new kitten, have been added to
the cat picture page.
Wednesday, September 1, 2004
About the US presidential election. A lot of polls get published
showing how Bush and Kerry stack up in the popular vote, but it's the
electoral college that really matters. The Electoral Vote Predictor
tracks how the electoral college votes stack up based on the latest
state-wide polls. Current tally:
Update: the 'current tally' now shows the final result of the election.
Update again: the link seems to be defunct now.
Tuesday, August 31, 2004
Another nice Mars Rover shot: dunes.
MP3 blogs are blogs where people post 1 or a few recommeneded mp3s,
along with some discussion of the songs. They are nice because you
often get to hear stuff you normally wouldn't hear, the files are
decent quality, and there number of songs is not overwhelming. The two
I'm following are Music for
Robots and Moebius
Rex. Music for Robots has a mix of contributors coverring a range
of styles. Moebius Rex appears to be just one guy and he tends to
post a lot of electronic/house music but he'll dig up some unusual
stuff sometimes. He also posts pretty spectacular pictures of
Tuesday, June 8, 2004
My Current Top 5
in no particular order
- Half Japanese - Heaven Sent
- Miles Davis - Nefertiti
- New Pornographers - Mass Romantic
- Destroyer - "Hey, Snow White"
- Ab Fab Season 5
Monday, April 12 2004
The Mars Rovers have been taking lots of cool pictures, but this
one is worth framing.
Friday, February 27 2004
How to make 3D red/blue pictures: make a composite image using the
left picture for the red channel and the right picture for the green
and blue channels. Wear your 3D glasses with the red lens on the left.
Thursday, January 22 2004
My Current Top 5
in no particular order, special CanCon edition.
- Moulu - Moulu
- Joel Plaskett Emergency - Truthfully Truthfully
- New Pornographers - The Electric Version
- Destroyer - This Night
- Thibaud de Corta - Le Premier Temoin
Tuesday, January 13 2004
One of the greatest professors who ever taught me
was Arthur Grosser from McGill's chemistry department. He wrote a book
about chemistry and cooking called The
Cookbook Decoder which is probably good.