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Entries from January 31st, 2005

Busy hosts

January 31st, 2005 · Comments Off on Busy hosts · Dining, Nightlife, NYC, Theater

When a friend from Germany visits us in New York for the first time, it means two things: lots of going out and lots of beer drinking. Nothing is more American than stand-up comedy, so we went to the Comedy Cellar. The very limited and almost exclusively Middle Eastern menu is excused by the excellent […]

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Not for children

January 28th, 2005 · Comments Off on Not for children · Gaming, PS2

People complain about video games like the Grand Theft Auto series being a dangerous influence on today’s youth, but I don’t see the problem. These games are clearly labeled for adults. If someone underage is able to buy such a game, it’s not the fault of the people who made the game, but the fault […]

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Tactical gaming

January 27th, 2005 · Comments Off on Tactical gaming · Gaming, Xbox

There’s a huge lack of variety for Xbox Live games, which can be a little frustrating. The vast majority of games are shooters (first person and vehicle/giant robot based), followed by sports games. I can count four games for Xbox Live that don’t boil down to a simple battle of reaction times: Chessmaster Trivial Pursuit […]

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Running out of shelf space

January 26th, 2005 · Comments Off on Running out of shelf space · Internet

If you haven’t seen Google Suggest, may I suggest you do? In case you don’t have a browser that supports Javascript and XMLHttpRequest, let me tell you what you’re missing. As you type into the input area for your search, Google presents a popup list of possible queries and the number of results while you […]

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I No Follow

January 25th, 2005 · Comments Off on I No Follow · Internet

Google has added support for non-standard attribute for hyperlinks called “No Follow”. It allows a site to add this attribute to hyperlinks to let Google know not to factor the link into page rank equations. In order words, you can mark a link as having no “Google Juice.” You do this by adding rel=”nofollow” to […]

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