Ray Anderson on the business logic of sustainability

This is a talk from "America's Greenest CEO". He's transformed his petroleum intensive carpet tile company's business practices into a sustainable business practices. That's a fancy way to say he's shifted from taking from the earth to make carpet (which...

Is that an antenna in your pocket?

I'm cleaning up some old draft posts that I never wrote out. This one is even more relevant today then when I planned to write it. https://www124.americanexpress.com/cards/loyalty.do?page=expresspay http://www.engadget.com/2008/03/19/rfid-credit-cards-easily-hacked-with-8-reader/ http://www.difrwear.com/ I own a dirfwear wallet, and while it isn't perfect at...

100Mbit Internet

This post contains a little bit of bragging. My internet setup at work is pretty simple, we have two T1 lines (not counting our voip trunk or our DID lines but that's sort of telephone) going into two different Cisco...

DNS Changes

I've changed dsn servers today for roborooter and few other domains, let me know if you had a domain and it stopped working. Or if you can't send me email, jabber requests or anything like that. -Francis PS For the...

TWIT's Intro Visualization Looks Very Cool

I wanted to email Leo Laporte but he gets too much email. So I figured I'd make it an open email and then twitter about it. Talk about a backhanded way to get someone's attention, but I guess when you're...

Love is a Peculiar Type of Thing

I'm not one for promoting other people's work if I haven't gotten to really see it myself. But I really like Box Brown's comic bellen and when he asked if people could promote his completely self published, done on a...

Slider Test and Throwie Video

Instead of writing up a nice post about the party and showing off my brothers awesome video he cut for the occasion I instead was playing with jQuery. Specificly testing out Ariel Flesler's ScrollTo plugin which I think is pretty...

Throwies Year Two

Two years ago I got a crazy idea. For my twenty third birthday instead of the usual drinking and debauchery we'd do something different. Most of my friends thought I was crazy and it was a stupid idea, but since...

The E-Persons in our lives

Occasionally people come to me and ask about websites. "Francis, I need help on making website." "Well.. what are you up to? " "I have an idea of something I'd like to sell online." Usually it's cookies, sometimes it's t-shirts,...