Current Events 05-25-2012


Back from a week in Kampala. Dirty. Hot. Humid. Crowded. Only redeeming part of the trip was going to the Cineplex to see the Avengers with the gang. Field Conference was good overall, especially getting to visit with friends I don’t get to see often, but seriously, do we always have to have it in Kampala? No matter how good the hotel is, once you venture out you’re…. in Kampala. It’s like taking your vacation in East St. Louis. Not cool.


Good Idea. Punish Those Few People Who Still Actually BUY DVDs. ICE & FBI Hatch Ingenious Plan To Make DVD Piracy Warnings Longer


This is precisely why I no longer own DVDs. Once they’ve been freed from their plastic jail, you no longer have anything other than movie. At this point, it occurs to you “Why own physical media at all?” Better to just rip copies of everything you own, sell them on EBay or Craigslist while you still can, and use a jailbroken AppleTV to run XBMC and watch your movies without any fuss or bother.


Awesome Idea. Adam Savage: Build a Hovercraft With Your Kids