Archive for December, 2007

December 26th, 2007

Christmas Banqi Update

The Wikipedia article on Banqi is fraught with controversy (documenting many variants of the game and different translations of piece names), so I’ve written my own brief page about Banqi. My page includes instructions for the variant I play with my friends, as well as the current version of my custom board (which I intend […]

December 20th, 2007

Hard Disk Video Camera

I recently bought a JVC GZ-MG255U camcorder with an internal hard drive. It’s almost everything I’d hoped it would be. The size, weight, features, video quality, etc. are all satisfactory. The macro capability is fantastic, and makes me yearn for insect-infested summertime. It comes with bundled software, which I’m sure provides some sort of Nerf […]

December 12th, 2007

The office building where I work

I took this picture on my recent afternoon walk from which I’ve posted other pictures. Today a co-worker said that the company wants to publish photos of the different offices, so I volunteered this picture. I edited this version slightly though.

December 12th, 2007

Parking lot oil

My wife didn’t like the yellow line on the left of the parking lot oil picture, so I re-cropped it (and made some other minor adjustments).

December 8th, 2007

Photos from an afternoon walk

When I got back to work yesterday after lunch, I noticed that the hill to the south of the office had some really interesting snow patterns. Since I had brought my nice camera to work, I went back down a little while later and took some pictures. This is one. While I was out taking […]