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MSI Wind (U100) Unboxing in HD

Today we became the proud owners of a brand new MSI Wind ultra-portable notebook PC. Also known as the U100, the Wind is MSI's alternative to the pricier Asus EEE PC.

Random Game Reviews, Part 1

I've been playing video games much more frequently since moving to San Diego and starting a career as a game developer. My experience with a game and opinion thereof might be valuable to somebody out there, so I decided to write mini-reviews of games in batches. I don't feel like writing lengthy reviews of most games, so sticking to batches of mini-reviews seems like the best idea. I do not claim that my reviews are original; I just guarantee that they are honest and as unbiased as I can pull off.

Alcohol, Wine, and the Bible: A Common Sense View


There is much controversy in the modern church about the consumption of alcohol and its moral implications. The subject has been covered many times, and it is hardly a new topic. However, I believe the view I present in this article represents a fresh perspective: a direct appeal to your sense of reason. I will cover common arguments on the matter and present my own, carefully avoiding excessive academic detail. Sources are either listed parenthetically or by hyperlinks from relevant material.

My Best Line of Javascript Ever

Warning: this post is aimed at web geeks.

Going Green: Getting a Hybrid Vehicle

Another way my wife and I have become just a little greener recently is the switch to an HEV, or Hybrid Electric Vehicle. We would not have been able to survive the move to California had we not traded in our cars for an SUV, but I was pretty resistant to getting one for the following reasons:

Metaplace Gets Revealed Today at Techcrunch 40

I recently mentioned moving to California, but I didn't say why. Today, I get to reveal what I have been working on: Metaplace. The company is Areae, and the product involves online virtual worlds. Other than that, I can't such much besides motivating you to check out the Metaplace site.

I Hate Spam

I realize this is my most juvenile post ever, but I just need to get it out there:

I freaking hate freaking spam.

A lot.

Going Green: Becoming a Vegetarian

To kick off a new series on being "green" and the great effects it has had on my life, I lead with the first step that occurred in my own life several months ago: my wife and I became vegetarians.