Jan Ole Peek

Monthly Archives: December 2005

Mobile Blogging

Grin ‘N Bare It » Blog Archive » WordPress MMS Dropin Ver. 0.36 With the help of this extremely cool WordPress plugin and some seem hacking of my Motorola E815 cellphone (shh! don’t tell Bell), I can now post messages and photos directly to my blog. This will come in really handy if I am […]

Blog Upgrade

I’ve upgraded my blogging software to WordPress WordPress 2.0. Along with a slightly different design, there’s many new features I can take advantage of, including the following: More Abstracted Data Layer, New Import System, Admin Redesign, The Rich Editor, Image/File Uploading, Improved Post Preview, User Metadata, User Roles and Capabilities, Presentation Page Changes, Ajax Category […]

Taunting & Stolen Xbox

Funny: Driving several times past a line of people waiting to buy an Xbox 360 as you tauntingly dangle your brand new Xbox out the window. Not so funny: Your idiot friend drops the 360 out the car window and someone in line snatches it up and runs away. More funny: Watching this all go […]

Google Zeit Geist

This is a pretty neat “Year in Review” look at Google searches. It turns out that looking at the aggregation of billions of search queries people type into Google reveals something about our curiosity, our thirst for news, and perhaps even our desires. Considering all that has occurred in 2005, we thought it would be […]


Slut-o-meter evaluates the promiscuity of the subject you enter by comparing the number of Google search results with and without “safe-search” enabled. A complete slut would return unsafe results and no safe results. Alternatively, a clean name should produce the same number of safe and unsafe results. Try it out for yourself. Interestingly enough, my […]

Terrorists clone phones

Canadian telecom service provider Rogers Communications has been the victim of numerous number-cloning operations by the terrorist group Hezbollah — in which even the phone number of CEO Ted Rogers was “borrowedâ€? — but steadfastly refused to address consumer complaints about the problem, insisting that customers were liable for outsized bills. However, all that changed […]