Monthly Archives: September 2007

Endfest 16

Yesterday was Endfest #16.  This is the yearly concert put on the KNDD 107.7 The End.  In my mind this was one of the worst ones I had attended.  First off it was in the North parking lot of Quest Field.  They had three … Continue reading

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Comcast DVR — I hate it!

I think it was only about a year ago when if you did a worldwide query of what people were blogging about the phrase "Comcast sucks!" was at the top of the list of things.  I myself have blogged about problems … Continue reading

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Stevie Wonder at Chateau Ste Michelle

The same day I went to see the musical Young Frankenstein I also went to the Chateau Ste Michelle winery to see Stevie Wonder perform.  The musical ran later than I thought and I picked up my friend Tracianne and … Continue reading

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Young Frankenstein — the musical

Mel Brook’s brought the musical version of his movie Young Frankenstein to Seattle before it went to launch on Broadway in NYC.  I saw it two days before it closed and I regret not seeing it sooner as I would have told everyone … Continue reading

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South Lake Union streetcar/trolley AKA “Ride the SLUT”

The story of the acronym for the South Lake Union Trolley (SLUT) has been making the rounds the past few days and it still makes me laugh.  I hope the guys at Kapow! Coffee house make a mint off of selling … Continue reading

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Microsoft mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and JV

It is has been a few months since I last blogged about mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and joint ventures by Microsoft.  Here is the up to date list of those actions and where the company’s IP/tech/people look to fit into the company. … Continue reading

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On the road, silence has a price

In July one weekend they closed down the 520 floating bridge.  They seem to do this once or twice a summer to do walk-overs and do general repairs.  To my surprise after that weekend they had done some paving on the … Continue reading

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Facebook reminds me that I am old

While MySpace is all of the rage with younger kids the website Facebook is a lot bigger with the college crowd.  I think it was about two years ago when Facebook opened it up to a few companies like Microsoft and a I … Continue reading

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Coca-cola with sugar!

Today while shopping in the Costco in South Seattle my brother came running up the shopping cart with a case of Coca-Cola in glass bottle form.  He seemed really excited about it and my first though was, big deal, you can get Coke in … Continue reading

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CNET says I am #1!

Well I alone cannot take all of the credit but check out this link to a video.  CNET has their top technology Easter Eggs of all time and I was part of #1.  For those of you who do not know an … Continue reading

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