Author Archives: Lance Arthur

Perfection

And… genius.

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Visualizations

iTunes 8 was released to the world today, and included in its myriad upgrades and changes — but not even mentioned by Sir Steve in his presentation, sadly — is a new visualizer that looks suspiciously familiar to yours truly. … Continue reading

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Death to IE6

I’m in the midst of exploring redesigns to all my personal sites for a number of reasons, chiefly that it’s been quite a while since the last one and that the current design has one or two “show stopper” problems … Continue reading

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The Film Library Project: Part Three

This past weekend I achieved a minor milestone: all my DVDs — every film from Airplane to Young Frankenstein and every television episode from “Absolutely Fabulous” to “Strangers With Candy” — have been ripped from their silver disc prisons and … Continue reading

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The Film Library Project: Part Two

It’s been a few weeks so I thought I’d let you know how things are progressing and what I’ve learned in this process so far. Ripping over 300 DVDs consisting of both films and television show episodes takes a 1-for-1 … Continue reading

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Mousequest

When I moved from Windows to Mac (and I’m one of those cited in the study that blames Vista for that switch) one of my worries was about finding a good mouse. I know, sounds silly, but having checked around … Continue reading

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The Film Library Project: Part One

Some time ago, I decided that it was dumb and a waste of space to keep my library of around 300 DVDs in their plastic boxes stacked on shelves inside two rather large cabinets. So I purchased a Sony 400-disc … Continue reading

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I Made This

My Apartment in 1 Minute 8 Seconds from glassdog on Vimeo.

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Blu-Ray Über Alles!

So, Toshiba has given up the ghost, thrown in the towel, jumped the shark and called it a day. HD DVD is dead, officially. Blu-Ray is the de facto winner in the Hi-Def format stakes. So can you finally buy … Continue reading

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A High Definition Choice

I am an early adopter, when I can afford it. As such, I have experienced my own personal disappointments when a format or platform I selected under-performs in the market and is judged a failure by every measurement except quality, … Continue reading

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