Monthly Archives: March 2006

free music from verve

I found a card at SXSW for a free music sampler from Verve. They want you to go to verveforecast.com/sxsw, then register, thenenter in the “download code” of vforecastsxsw. The music sampler (Jamie Cullum, Brazilian Girls, Jackie Greene, Rhett Miller, … Continue reading

Better Google Finance URLs

It would be nice if Google Finance allowed you to use easy-to-type URLs, i.e. http://finance.google.com/goog Which could redirect you here: http://finance.google.com/finance?q=goog Perhaps something like: RedirectMatch /([a-z]{4}) http://finance.google.com/finance?q=$1

Best discovery of SXSW

I saw a lot of great music at SXSW. But one performer stood out. Just after midnight Thursday—making it Friday—I walked in to the Hotel Café showcase at Copa. I was immediately impressed. No. Amazed is more like it: the … Continue reading

My favourite Tiger feature

The title here is a bit misleading. My favourite Tiger feature really is Spotlight. But I want to talk about something really cool that nobody is talking about: kABWithinIntervalAroundTodayYearless kABWhat?

T-Mobile and Amazon don’t really like you

My sister likes to talk on the phone. A lot. And Cingular charges use $85 for a family plan where we share 1250 minutes. And 35 cents/minute for extra minutes. Highway robbery! With T-Mobile, we could get 1500 minutes each … Continue reading