Friday, December 12, 2008

ready to Amarok

Amarok 2.0 was released earlier this week. I only found out late Wednesday night, after checking my email before bed I decided to quickly drop by the Kubuntu forums; must have had a feeling.
Of course I got very, very excited being the semi-geek that I am and wound up staying up until 5am playing with it.
It really is the nicest music player out there - kicks the shit out of iTunes, but then so does Songbird.
Here's a screenshot of the shiny new interface with built-in Wikipedia info:

Some instructions for downloading & installing on Ubuntu

Tuesday, December 2, 2008

"Sloppy Seconds"

Pretty ridiculous:

NHL suspends Avery indefinitely over personal remark

I mean, the guy is a dick, no doubt about it, but this just feels like a gross violation of freedom of speech. Doubly so when there's cameramen ready & willing to stick a mic in front of his mouth.

Monday, December 1, 2008


Using some of my photography, I entered a few submissions into a contest from MTV & HP, designing skins for notebooks.
Only one of the three I entered is up so far ... they had to be accepted and thus far I've only heard back about this one, so I hope they go through.
Anyways the one that was accepted was my favorite:

If you like it head over there and give me a vote, and enter some yourself ... it's fun and free.