Archive for May, 2002

May 4, 2002

Nope, they weren’t filming the sequel to Saving Private Ryan, but there was a wacky milatary exhibition going on in the park this morning. It’s not often you are awoken by cannon blasts, and fighter jet flyovers. So I decided to get out of bed and see what the heck was going on. It was a parade of sorts — and a dedication for a new park downtown. The guys to the right are not really in the army (at least I hope that uniforms have been updated within the last 60 years).

Drum loops. I’ve been looking for them today. Virtual Playground is cool — horribly designed, but lets you hear samples from old-school machines via Flash. Loop Labs is a very slick Flash-based thing as well.

May 3, 2002

Adobe sues Macromedia claiming they own the patent on tabbed palettes and wins. $2.8 Million. I still haven’t found the time to play with Flash, but this seems a little harsh. Photoshop 7.0 on OS X is a wonderful thing, by the way.

May 2, 2002

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I’ve started calling one of my cats “Doggy”. Is that weird? It makes sense to me. He’s kind of like a dog I guess. I only use this on occassion, however.