August 30, 2005

Photos from the Estrus Records Party in Seattle

Filed under: photography,rock,seattle — sparkrobot @ 12:20 am

I published a bunch of new photos from the Estrus Records Party in Seattle at the Sunset Tavern last Saturday night. There’s now new photos of The Dt’s, The Knockout Pills and The Fallouts. You should bust on over to the photos section and check it out.

August 12, 2005

Attitude better suited for Point Defiance

Filed under: tacoma — sparkrobot @ 4:48 pm

Elephant experts are getting ready to send an ill-tempered 38-year-old Seattle pachyderm to Tacoma, where she’ll join two other females not known for their social graces.

Oh sure… send the troubled kids to . We need more of those.

August 8, 2005

Google Send to Phone for Firefox

Filed under: Internet, eh? — sparkrobot @ 5:08 pm

Google Text To PhoneGoogle Send to Phone for Firefox is a handy lil’ plugin I just picked up for Firefox which I use as my main browser. Basically it allows you to select text from a browser and send it to your cellphone. Send yourself phone numbers, directions, insults, etc. Slick. Those… Googlers.

Couple of other plugins that are a must have include Web Developer Toolbar, Copy Image, Foxy Tunes and ColorZilla. If you’re not using Firefox, you should be.

cops episode in tacoma

Filed under: tacoma — sparkrobot @ 1:23 pm

I have to admit, I’m not really a huge fan of Cops – the tv show – but I did happen to catch this episode filmed in Pierce County. Holy crap was this dude tanked. I can’t believe he wouldn’t get up. It was actually pretty tough to watch when they busted out the tasers and let the k9 unit loose on him. I kept thinking to myself while watching this… “dude, f!@#% get UP!”.

As it turns out, this guy didn’t even commit the crime.

The confrontation ended after two minutes, with Hansen in handcuffs moaning, “Please, please … What did I do wrong?”

Yikes. And you thought just had snipers

August 3, 2005

one mouse, many buttons

Filed under: apple — sparkrobot @ 12:52 pm

Ars Technica reviews Apple’s new multibutton mouse released yesterday. Interesting times at Apple it seems. Intel? Multi-button mice? Have we just been drinking the kool-aid all these years?

My take: I’ll wait until this mouse shakes its tail and comes bundled with new equipment. For now, the $24 Logitech MX 310 Optical Mouse is just hummin’ along.