February 24, 2004

Phooey for Bad Eats: Manny Hattan's

I'm gonna have a pastrami on white bread with, uh, mayonnaise and tomatoes and lettuce. -Annie Hall I recently had one of my worst dining experiences in Austin at the... (read more)

Posted by chip at 02:21 AM to: Austin, In Your Face
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Hooray for Good Eats: HPB&G

I recently had one of my best dining experiences in Austin at the Hyde Park Bar & Grill. Sad to say, I've lived in Austin for over a decade, but... (read more)

Posted by chip at 02:20 AM to: Austin, In Your Face
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February 23, 2004

Knoppix ... Ohhhh Pretty!

Earlier this month, there was an update release of the Knoppix Linux distribution. Knoppix is intended to be run as a live CD distribution. That is, you stick the CD... (read more)

Posted by chip at 04:36 PM to: Software
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February 11, 2004

Firefox is One Foxy Browser

I've started using the Mozilla Firefox web browser. I had tried the predecessor Firebird browser, but I didn't like it enough to make the move. I think I'm ready now.... (read more)

Posted by chip at 04:20 AM to: Technology
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February 09, 2004

Harmon Leon's Blind Date

Link: Blind Date, Leiderhosen, and Me. A relationship involves compromise. For my girlfriend, it involves giving up any hope of ever using her fireplace, because the way is blocked with... (read more)

Posted by chip at 03:09 PM to: It Amuses Me
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February 07, 2004

The Road to Wigan Pier

In the mid 20th century, George Orwell visited the English mining town of Wigan. He witnessed and wrote about the difficult lives of the coal miners. In The Road to... (read more)

Posted by chip at 11:17 AM to: Austin
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February 06, 2004

Drastic Re-engineering to Stop Spam

Many people advocate solving the spam problem by discarding the current email infrastructure and replacing it with something with something new. This approach is gaining added attention. Bill Gates predicted... (read more)

Posted by chip at 04:53 PM to: Spam
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