Jeff Sexton

Friday, September 24, 2010

Mt Hood On The Money

There's a new Mt Hood quarter in the works.

"This reverse image depicts a view of Mount Hood with Lost Lake in the foreground.  Inscriptions are MOUNT HOOD, OREGON, 2010 andE PLURIBUS UNUM."
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Netflix News

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"Shares of Netflix Inc hit an all-time high on Thursday after rival Blockbuster Inc filed for bankruptcy protection."

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"For some time now, academic librarians have been resorting to Netflix to plug shortages in their media holdings."
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Netflix may offer a cheaper streaming-only plan. There's still a of things not available streaming, and the quality could really use a boost. Still it seems to be a logical step. I'm surprised they haven't done it already.
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Netflix has added NBC shows to streaming. Now I can get caught up on Battlestar Galactica. I need more hours in the day.
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Netflix is sorry Americans are self-absorbed.

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Link Rodeo

Sheet metal 54Image by CeeDave via Flickr
"What’s interesting to me is that this doesn’t sound like it’s going to be a stand-alone product — it appears the plan is to weave some social goodness into Google’s existing product base. Squeezing social stuff into their already successful products is probably Google’s best shot at getting widespread adoption — as I imagine it would be extremely difficult to get 500 million users to see the value in a competing service, and then decide to switch."

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A creative library creates a desk made from old books...
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One awesome computer case...  I may have to build something like this.
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A 200 pound octopus cake.  Sort of speaks for itself.
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 "This site provides the highlights for construction of a CNC table with a 250 watt laser used to cut sheet metal. It includes an overview of the system and a description of the laser, its optics and how the laser is controlled. The system also has an X-Y table with CNC software."
Oh to have the time for such a project...
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