Author Archives: Lance Arthur

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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What’s Up, Apple?

Now that I’ve traded in my dirty old Windows box for a shiny matte silver Macbook Pro, I’ve become one of those sycophantic Apple cultists dredging the rumors sites for every drop of hardware and software news I can swallow. … Continue reading

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Santa Claus, et al

Because nothing says Xmastime to me like robots, Martians and a tiny little Pia Zadora. “Santa Claus Conquers the Martians” in which Santa Claus conquers the martians: Slightly more palatable: Mystery Science Theatre 3000 presents: “Santa Claus”

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