Tongue Twisters and Unlucky Lightning Strikes

After quite the ordeal over the last two days, the Web site for Sapphire Group, LLC finally launched today. It marks my first work-for-hire Web site that launches (semi-)publicly. During the process, I found myself scrambling to learn as much as I could about DNS entries across the Internet. Did a lot of reading over […]

The 9 Newest Things in my Life

This new blog design! I struggled with a few very strange IE bugs while trying to create the look of this page, but thankfully Position is Everything was able to help me out with them. A new Chicago Cutlery chef’s knife. The milestone of having my first work-for-hire web site publicly launched. Visiting Burlington, Vermont […]

Productivity, tea, and…stuff.

I finally got around to doing something about the horrid state of the old Ups and Downs web site. Specifically, I began playing with new design ideas utilizing my increased knowledge of XHTML and CSS. Earlier today, I got that familiar restless feeling that happens whenever I haven’t done anything productive for too long. It’s […]

Windows XP Service Pack 2: Oh no….

Update: I just learned from the Tao of Mac that there is another problem with Windows Service Pack 2: it breaks raw sockets. Well, according to several news sources, Microsoft has released the long-awaited Service Pack 2 to manufacturers. Starting next month, computers will come pre-installed with the software. But in the mean time, I’m […]