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Monthly Archives: November 2007

Have an Indie Swedish Christmas

Over at Swedesplease, a blog about Swedish indie rock music, they have up a post with a nice mix of Christmas music (in English) by Swedish bands.
Check it out:
Swedish Christmas Mix W/Songs By Irene, Montt Mardie, Hello Saferide, Parker Lewis, The Knife, El Perro Del Mare, Etc. Etc.
For those of you who don’t need [...]

Tacoma’s A Riot!

Tacoma’s A Riot! Jul 12, 1935
Originally uploaded by B. Nagurski
Forget those Seattleites, forget pithy Olympians, no need for bored Portland youth, when Tacomans want a riot, we know how to throw down!
Someone on Flickr has been uploading a bunch of neat vintage photos from Tacoma. Here’s a particularly interesting one with a neat story, [...]

Lessig at TED

Larry Lessig gave a talk at TED about How creativity is being strangled by the law. If nothing else, it’s a great example of an engaging presentation. Check it out, embedded below. It’s 18 minutes or so long.

(From Presentation Zen.)

Another Xbox 360 Optical Drive Bites the Dust

I fired up the old 360 on Saturday night play a few rounds of Halo 3 and was greeted by a nice series of grinding noises as the optical drive spun up. Once the game had loaded, the noise stopped, so I joined up with some friends for some Team Slayer ranked matches. We were [...]