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IntenseDebate

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Posted In: Blog

Go to IntenseDebateSo I am checking out an enhancement to the WordPress comment system, IntenseDebate. Yeah, no space. Hip, right? My plan is to detail the general directionality of thumbs in regards to the plugin for the goals of my client. Since the installation on my small amount of comments is still generating the infamous response, “Finalizing… almost done”, please check back for edits in the next week or so.
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10 Favorite Albums of 2008

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Posted In: Blog, Music

Kay Kay and His Weathered UndergroundIts time for those year-end-lists. The only one I ever end up reading is the top music. 2008 had some interesting developments in music. For example, NIN, among others, continued to toy with a new model for distribution of music. All the while I, and many of my friends, have stopped buying CDs and have gotten far too interested in finding albums on vinyl. Looking back on 2008, I have to say the music industry still does not understand their audience (probably will not say this until American Idol does not exist), but plenty of great music graced my ear drums nonetheless. Here is some of the music that has helped me through hours of coding at work and running at the gym.
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Top Secret Emails from Send.

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Posted In: Blog, Development, Free, Inspiration

Send. Easy Email Encryption. Simple. Powerful. Secure.

Send. Easy Email Encryption. Simple. Powerful. Secure.

“Send.tm encrypts your email using the same algorithm the NSA has deemed fit for the encryption of TOP SECRET information. The email is then sent on to the recipient(s).”

I will cover the ins and outs of the new service provided by Sendtm (Send Technology, Inc. or STI) but first I want to point out one fact that you might overlook. They trademarked the word “send”. I find that amazing. I have since tried to think of more verbs that would work as grounds for a killer startup/business idea, but haven’t come up with anything as solid as “send”.
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Great 2D & 3D Animated Video from SNA-FU entitled Dorian

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Posted In: Blog, Inspiration, Music, Video

This video caught my eye this morning on NOTCOT.org. Laurent Gillot really made three videos in one. There is 2D animation of the band rockin’, 3D animation of the boy growing up, and finally 3D scenes with excellent lighting made of cardboard. All this is wrapped in some of the best transitions ever. I really enjoy the bass drum pedal dropping on the scene, the descent through the snares and of course the 2D hand strumming the 3D strings. Check it out:
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Skate

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Posted In: Blog, Games, Video

I was out the other day, you know shreddin’, and I was caught jumping off a roof into a pool and then executing a Nollie 720 quad-kickflip. You know, killer waves.
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