Posts from year 2005

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Google Analytics and cookies

Google Analytics and cookies

A few days after the launch of Google Analytics, the web is buzzing all over about it. Due to an unexpected amount of users the service was temporarily crippled, but now it seems to be up and running.

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Release party for Playing the Angel

Release party for Playing the Angel

The release party for the new album Playing the Angel by Depeche Mode was upon us. The stage was set for the all-star tribute band called 101.

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Bricks of Segovia

Bricks of Segovia

The magnificent aqueduct of Segovia was created around 100 AD, being one of the best preserved Roman aqueducts in Spain and possibly the world. 14 kilometers of stone brought water to the city with a one-percent grade of slope.

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Viva Las Vegas

Viva Las Vegas

One might think that you arrive to Sin City by casually driving your car down the Strip, throwing your car keys to a valet and start indulging in whatever the premises have to offer.

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The beauty of Big Sur

The beauty of Big Sur

Big Sur is a section of the Californian coast, often said to be one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world. We left the cozy town of Carmel early in the morning, leaving nothing but memories and a pair of sunglasses in the sand.

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Hello again San Francisco

Hello again San Francisco

It’s been two years, but it feels like I never left the streets of San Francisco. The smell of Chinatown, the dust of Rasputin Records, the financial loss at Amoeba Records, the joy of Borders and the something-something of Haight-Ashbury. It’s good to be back.

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The Big Easy is not so easy anymore

The Big Easy is not so easy anymore

The hurricane Katrina has arrived at the mainland of Louisiana and hit Mississippi like a ton of bricks. Many streets in New Orleans are reportedly flooded by two meters with tales of alligators swimming around.

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Ajax debunked

Ajax debunked

After having seen the word Ajax buzzing everywhere for the last couple of months, I believe it’s time to mention it. Ajax is a term coined by Jesse James Garrett at San Francisco-based company Adaptive Path in February 2005.

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Cover of Playing the Angel

Cover of Playing the Angel

Here we go again. Everytime Depeche Mode releases a new album, it has become standard procedure to loathe the cover artwork.

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Google Maps versus Virtual Earth

Google Maps versus Virtual Earth

The map war between Google and Microsoft has recently gone full throttle. In response to Google Maps, today Microsoft launched Virtual Earth. In standard software tradition they “happened” to delete the Apple headquarter from the map.

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