Author Archives: dan

About dan

designer, gamer, drinker

maui photos…

are up at our site at DawneandDan.us.

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Back from Maui…

All right, the wedding is done, the honeymoon is over and I’m ready to rock some web dev face. Just after I recover from the jet lag. Some notes from the trip… Dallas/Ft. Worth airport rocks (though I hear you … Continue reading

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NO death in the family…

not really, but I’m testing something hold on. edit: Sorry, sorry. But you may have seen this page where you can put an rss feed onto lolcats. Simon Spero and I where trying to figure out if there was any … Continue reading

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looks around the website…

… kicks tires, peels off chipping paint from hood… Yeah something’s gotta change around here. Looks like a redesign is in order. Let’s see if I can fit it in between a class, assignments, a trip to Hawaii, and, oh … Continue reading

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Coda…

I was going to write a glowing review of Panic’s (of Transmit fame) new app, Coda, but two days into it, my trial has expired almost two weeks before it was supposed to. … and as I was typing this … Continue reading

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this conversation is being blogged…

I’m not sure when this happened but I’ve managed to do more design while in school than when I was a full time designer. Well, at least I’m enjoying it now. New flyers for THIS CONVERSATION IS BEING BLOGGED: Our … Continue reading

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updating the social…

Jim Ray sent out an email to a listserv we both live on (multimedia students, we were learning it before it was cool! Now get off our lawns!) that reminded me that I did in fact have a ClaimID. Luckily … Continue reading

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wedding website…

Dawne and I have created a website detailing all the wedding plans. Check it out.

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cory doctorow to visit unc…

Reposting from just about everywhere: What: Pwned: How copyright turns us all into IP serfs Who: Cory Doctorow Quick on Cory: Boingboing editor, EFF, SciFi Writer, Disney-obsessed Copyfighter, Fulbright Chair at Annenberg UCSD When: 2 pm Thursday February 22nd (aka … Continue reading

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comedy…

Paul Jones informs me, as he often does, of something awesome going on in Carolina this week – The 2007 Carolina Comedy Festival which culminates with Lewis Black performing at Memorial Hall on Saturday. Lots of cool stuff including several … Continue reading

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get rid of DRM…

I would have posted this sooner, but my Internet connection has been spotty. I haven’t spent a lot of time on campus lately so I can continue to recover from the itis. At the same time, Time Warner cut off … Continue reading

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mono tales…

So for the past couple of weeks I’ve had a mono-like illness. That is, I’m testing negative for mono, but I still have all the symptoms of mono. I don’t know what that means either. Mono, if you’ve never had … Continue reading

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Which way…

My good friend Allen had the good fortune to have his really old, really demented flash game linked from both Kotaku and Game|Life. It’s a lot like the old Choose Your Own Adventure books of days past, except here you’re … Continue reading

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wordpress 2.1…

Totally updated the blog software today… just writing this post to see the new editor. It’s… kinda familiar. I like the auto-save though. Also of interest is the ability to make any page the front page of the site and … Continue reading

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ibiblio stoof…

Some interesting ibiblio related stuff going on – First, Lyceum just got a new release. This one includes some bug fixes and a few features. I mean you are using Lyceum for your multi-user, multi-blogging needs right? Right. One of … Continue reading

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listen closely…

because this may the one and only time you ever hear me say this. Thank gawd I’m a Cingular customer. The Unofficial Apple Weblog has more neat links to videos and other mac products released today.

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just a lil’ dude…

I’m not usually in the business of pimping TV shows, but I had to say something about Afro Samurai: Go watch it. Anime-style cartoon starring Samuel Jackson as a wandering samurai (wonder if he’s ronin… hmm) looking to avenge the … Continue reading

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I give up…

Not on this blog (though you wouldn’t know it by the lack of updates), but on trying to stay up on games in general. There’s just too much to pay attention to these days. I don’t have the money to … Continue reading

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uwe boll beats the crap out of nerds…

Well this is old, but I thought I had posted this… so um… SOMETHING FROM THE VAULTS OF dan.lucas! *cough* via Kotaku. It would seem that not only is Uwe Boll a horrible director, he’s also a spiteful bully. He … Continue reading

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engaged…

I asked Dawne to marry me last night.  She said yes.  Woot!

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