traff.as

| Posted on in technology

I just got my own URL shortener. I don’t know why I think it’s the coolest thing ever, but it is. Shoot me a note if you’re interested in using it – it’s pretty simple.

Automatic helicopter

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MIT has developed an indoor helicopter that automatically navigates and maps the inside of buildings. It can fly through windows and double-back on itself when it reaches a dead-end. It’s quite worth watching. [viddler id=2044f95a&w=437&h=370]

My last.fm review from AuctioneerTech

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Image via CrunchBase I posted this article recently over on the other blog. I’ve recently become a fan – nay, a fanatic – of social music site Last.fm. It could be described as Internet radio, but with several twists that make it also a music recommendation engine. I started using the service several years ago, […]

New comments system

| Posted on in auctions, life, music, technology

I’m finally installing the Disqus comments system on the site tonight, and it may be a a short while before the comments are processed and put back. Don’t worry, I didn’t delete anything. I’m winding down after a long auction tonight and one hell of a past few months. Developer sprints are tough when you’re […]

Vote for science, vote for Barack Obama

| Posted on in life, politics, technology

Politics is my Olympics. It’s like a Super Bowl in which we can all participate. I don’t follow sports very well, but I look forward to the circus that happens in this country once every couple years. This year’s final act has been a roller coaster ride. Today is a special day. It’s a day […]

New website

| Posted on in auctions, technology

I’ve been posting more and more posts that are technology- or auction-related over last few months. In an effort to both not bore existing viewers of this page as well as provide a medium where I can focus more on auctions and technology, I launched auctioneertech.com where I can cover current technology and auction events and […]

Chrome Palin

| Posted on in life, politics, technology

Rush Limbaugh is a big, fat, ignorant bastard. I listen to him when I leave work during the day in my car and forget to grab my Zune. It’s better than more entertaining than music, and in the doldrums of the day between Morning Edition and All Things Considered, it’s about the only thing without […]