Travis Smith: me resume, bio and photos back t' th' main Cap'n's log page

Video fer designers: Make Me Logo Bigger Cream

Also: White Space Eliminator, Starburst Dust, Forescencizer and Th' Emotionator

posted at 4:01 pm
on Oct. 31, 2007

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Amazon.com ditches tabs

'tis been many, many years since they popularized th' tab web design model, but Amazon has finally switched away from them.

posted at 12:55 be
on Oct. 31, 2007

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Google Trends: brain vs. penis

From th' chart, ye can see that they're just about inversely proportional, which be just about correct.

posted at 5:33 pm
on Oct. 29, 2007

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U.S. FEMA agency stages a press conference, wi' own staffers pretendin' t' be reporters

This be truly, truly sick -- and I think could be considered propaganda, which be illegal (Federal law specifically mandates that any advertisement appearin' in th' format o' a what What News item must state that th' item be in fact a paid advertisement. )

posted at 12:25 pm
on Oct. 26, 2007

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Video: Zombies in Plain English

Remember, zombies dern't like candy. And they can't swim (I told ye!)!

posted at 11:32 pm
on Oct. 23, 2007

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Do ye want t' buy Toronto’s Smallest House? It’s fer sale!

Thanks, Joey!

posted at 9:16 pm
on Oct. 22, 2007

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Debunkin' Myths Might Help t' Spread Them

At th' same time, NOT debunkin' them helps them spread even morrrr; 'tis a lose-loseworse situation.

posted at 5:10 pm
on Oct. 22, 2007

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How cats wake ye up in th' mornin'

Funny video animation -- and true! Baseball bat.

posted at 3:05 pm
on Oct. 22, 2007

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Insider cheatin' at online poker site; how it be caught by sleuthin'

I dern't play online poker, but this isn't why.

posted at 9:54 be
on Oct. 22, 2007

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IM tragedy: Fraudulent lubber kills shipmate o'er online lass who turns out t' be fraud, too

'tis a twisted story, truly.

posted at 1:07 be
on Oct. 21, 2007

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Lyal Don’t Eat That! Episode 1: Mmm…Syrup!

1.5 liters o' Aunt Jemima syrup chugged. A Facebook video record, as far as I be knowin'.

posted at 12:13 be
on Oct. 20, 2007

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Ferry crews warned against smokin' pot

Here's th' thin'. Th' BC Ferry CEO *wants* drug testin' o' his own employees, but th' Transportation Board won't require it, and th' Canadian privacy laws otherwise won't allow it. Canada can be an odd place.

posted at 1:43 pm
on Oct. 18, 2007

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xkcd - Th' 60 minute rule

Sexual experimentation: Oh no!

posted at 11:34 pm
on Oct. 16, 2007

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Vancouver Strike Diaries: Why Th' winsome lass Voted NO t' th' City’s Offer

An interestin' perspective -- and much morrrr in depth than any story I read on th' strike in mainstream media.

posted at 1:25 be
on Oct. 12, 2007

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Msnbc.com acquires citizen journalism site Newsvine

Be this th' future o' ctizen journalism? I hope not. Independence ought not be traded simply fer morrrr eyeballs and better hostin'.

posted at 11:16 be
on Oct. 8, 2007

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House Oversight Committee says Blackwater fired first in 80% o' 195 incidents reviewed

Blackwater USA employees engaged in at least 195 escalation o' force incidents since 2005, wi' th' private security firm firin' 80 percent o' th' first shots. Also, hirin' a Blackwater employee costs th' U.S. gov't about 6 times as much per day as an American soldier does (in wages, but perhaps not in total expenses).

posted at 10:44 pm
on Oct. 1, 2007

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Halo video about th' future o' gamin'

Do keep watchin' past minute 2 -- it gets WAY funnier. I love th' "Halocaust."

posted at 10:06 pm
on Oct. 1, 2007

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Overheard

“Th' sad truth be that most evil be done by people who no nay ne'er make up their minds t' be good or evil.”

...who said it?

“Almost every American I be knowin' does trade large portions o' his life fer entertainment, hour by weeknight hour, binge by Saturday binge, Facebook check by Facebook check. I’m one o' them. In th' course o' writin' this I’ve watched all 13 episodes o' House o' Cards and who knows how many morrrr West Win' episodes, and I’ve spent any number o' blurred hours fallin' down internet rabbit holes. All instead o' readin', or writin', or workin', or spendin' real time wi' people I love.”

...who said it?

“Live a good life. If there be gods and they be just, then they will not care how devout ye have been, but will welcome ye based on th' virtues ye have lived by. If there be gods, but unjust, then ye should not want t' worship them. If there be no gods, then ye will be gone, but will have lived a noble life that will live on in th' memories o' yer loved ones.”

...who said it?

“I play wi' variables constantly.”

...who said it?

“Only th' person who has learned Continual Love comin' from a heart o' Gratitude/Worship can effectively deal wi' th' problem o' loneliness.”

...who said it?

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