Archive for January, 2006

January 24th, 2006

Camera Update… and Flickr

I found a replacement LCD on eBay for my pocket digital camera. Soon I’ll be taking pictures again. In the meantime, I’ve been uploading old photos to Flickr. I’m uploading all my digital photos, which (with the current upload limit of 2 Gigabytes per month) will take about three years… assuming I stop taking photos […]

January 11th, 2006


Something’s up. I’m talking about a conspiracy. There’s a parody of Yesterday, the Beatles song, called Leprosy (which I originally heard on Dr. Demento in the 80s). I’ve been googling for the lyrics, but all I’ve found are some failed attempts to recite it from memory (and some inferior attempts at original parody). WHY are […]

January 3rd, 2006

Unit Testing in .NET

I’m doing some .Net (specifically C#) coding these days, and I need to unit test. NUnit – NUnit seems to be the most common solution, and definitely looks promising. NUnit has a stand-alone GUI and a command-line mode, and although that’s sufficient, it doesn’t appear to integrate with Visual Studio 2003 like JUnit integrates with […]

January 3rd, 2006


Browsing through photos of bugs on Flickr, I found a reference to Thanks to that site, I saw a photo (taken near where I live) of a Jerusalem Cricket. I’ve never seen such a critter, but it’s a great looking bug! I used Google Images to find a relatively high resolution picture of a […]

January 2nd, 2006

Camera Tragedy and Darth Sony DRM Boycott

Whoa. Was that December? Is it 2006? A few days ago I stepped on my pocket digital camera (a Sony Cybershot DSC-T1) and broke the LCD. I am very sad about that. It wasn’t my high-end camera, but it was very respectable (5 Megapixel, 3x optical zoom, and excellent macro capabilities — most photos I’ve […]