An ad from Tiger Direct — I guess if you are looking for an upconverting DVD player, this isn’t too bad a choice if you also have a few HD-DVDs. Blu-Ray was a big win for Sony, considering their other strikeouts (memory stick, BetaMax, mini-disc).
Archive for February, 2008
I think that Amazon MP3 is a great service, but the pricing is _so_ wrong. I considered downloading the latest Sheryl Crow disk, but it is priced only $1 less than the actual CD. I don’t understand economically how that is a win for me — I lose the album art and I have to [...]
I just realized that I’ve been blogging now for 6 years. The first post to my web site (then k2.com) was in February 2002. Hard to imagine that I’ve been doing this for that long. I know that I wasn’t one of the first bloggers out there — Wikipedia suggests that the term itself was [...]
I think that it’s about time to start riding the motorcycle regularly now. The weather has gotten a bit warmer and I noted that it’s getting dark a bit later. I’m definitely feeling good about that. Because my hands get cold when I ride, I had heated grips installed when I got my new ride. [...]
I’m still going strong on the treadmill. It’s been a week since I installed the treadmill and I’m pretty happy with the results. On most days I seem to walk around 4 miles at a pace of 1 mph. I haven’t really noticed any difference in my weight (not that I’m trying to lose any) [...]
I have joined the ranks of the “work walkers” — I now have a treadmill in my office. The walking while working movement was started by Dr. James Levine of the Mayo clinic. His basic premise is that NEAT (Non-exercise activity thermogenesis) is more important that regular excercise. One way to trigger NEAT is to walk while [...]