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January 8, 2009

Curious coincidence?

Today's birthdays: Shirley Bassey, Elvis Presley, David Bowie, and Graham Chapman. Has anyone created a mash-up of all of these? I'd listen to that.

January 5, 2009

DSL Upgrade

Hmmm...now we're up to 1801 kbps down and 432 kbps up. Not bad.

January 4, 2009

Macworld 09

Well, it is that time of the year again, but with a few changes. No Steve Jobs keynote and probably no new products, just refreshes and updates. I can understand Apple not wanting to have to have something to launch on a regular schedule and doing it during someone else's event. They've been moving towards special events for all of their recent product launches anyway.

Kind of sad that I never got to attend a Macworld, but I've never worked at a Macintosh-focused company either, nor specifically in the IT world.

January 1, 2009

2008 Wrap-up Entry

Didn't realize I had done one of these last year as well.

January: A list of to-dos for 2008. Did OK on most of them. Not as much running or cycling as hoped, although I did get a Garmin Forerunner 305, which is a great gizmo. Ended up buying a new camera. Did not organize the CD collection just yet. Podcasts? Only did five last year (E-mail me for the radio show URL, if you're interested.) Broke Moveable Type. (Monthly templates are still broken, as a matter of fact.) Not sure if I read more books.

February: Got a Garmin Forerunner 305.

March: Was excited that Yes was going on tour.

April: Guillermo del Toro was signed to direct The Hobbit. Adobe killed GoLive, which is still my web authoring tool of choice.

May: Ten-year anniversary of the iMac. I no longer have mine; ended up donating it to a charity.

June: Yes tour canceled. Disappointing, but I could understand why. Flooding in Iowa destroys Sutliff Bridge.

July: Rush appeared on the Colbert Report.

August: Broke Moveable Type, again. Created a vanity portal: jimlosby.com.

September: Bought an iPod Touch, which I've been happy with, aside from the lack of a camera. Lance Armstrong unretires. Continued to break Moveable Type, although it was my host, not me, doing the bulk of the damage.

October: Pretty much fixed the weblog, finally, then stopped posting for the year. Laziness set in.

Well, that's it for 2008...