Monthly Archives: June 2004

Parties the same? Not on tech issues

TheStar.com – Parties the same? Not on tech issues Yet another reason why I’m seriously considering voting Green. Most of their platform looks as though it’s been well though out. After reading this article, there is no way I’m voting … Continue reading

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DRM Talk

Cory Doctrow gave a talk on DRM to a bunch of Microsoft employees. As always, he does a fine job of explaining his points. (via Boing Boing)

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Responding to RFP’s

Forunately, we don’t deal with a lot of RFPs at work but Joel Semeniuk seems to accurately describe Responding to RFP’s. (via Incorporated Subversion)

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Canadian Election

Dave Pollard’s predictions for the upcoming election seem pretty reasonable to me. I’ll have to remember to recheck this in 14 days, then again in a few months.

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Webjay – Listener Created Radio

Webjay – Listener Created Radio seems to offer some interesting playlists. I’ve been looking for a good source of legal mp3s, hopefully this turns out to be it. via boingboing

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RPG News

Gamegrene has a list of places to get gaming news.

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Letter to MP

Cory Doctrow has a sample letter to send to your MEP. I’m thinking that with a little adaption, it should be usable for sending to my MP when I find out who that is. (Mind you it’ll probably be Vic … Continue reading

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Blue Rose

Blue Rose looks like it might be interesting for Jaimie in particular. I’ll have to see what the reviews say about it when it comes out. It’s one of those ideas where it could be done very poorly, but could … Continue reading

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Disasters

Ways the world could end. The Cicada Menace

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RPG Group Idea

I liked this idea for an organization for which the players can carry out missions. The PC are part of the “special collections” of the Library of Congress. Swiping from Delta Green, this is a conspiracy started by librarians that … Continue reading

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Manitoba Quarter Section Polygons

Manitoba Land Initiative provides a lot of free GIS data for Manitoba. Unfortunately, one thing they don’t provide is a Polygon theme showing quarter sections. Here are instructions for creating a quarter section polygon theme from MLI data Use DNR … Continue reading

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Hosting

For some reason, my ISP and web host weren’t speaking to each other. The site was up, but trying to get to it gave me a connection timeout. As soon as I figured out a way to get an email … Continue reading

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