Archive for February, 2010

No more RimCount.com

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010

In 2007 I created a web site to designed to help everyone, principally me, track your luck with the Tim Horton’sâ„¢ roll-up promotion and let users share their experience with others. Today Rim Count has been shut down. The site required a little bit of work to update the content for 2010, but more than […]

Adding comments to my blog

Thursday, February 18th, 2010

Unless you’re reading this posting via Facebook, you may have noticed that you now have to sign in to add comments to my blog postings. I tried to resist as long as possible, but the signal to noise ratio was getting too high for me whenever I had to approve comments. I could have add […]

Updated URL

Friday, February 12th, 2010

I changed the URL of my blog! It all started with mattclare.ca/wordpress because that’s the software I chose to use to use back when I wanted to try this blogging thing out in 2004.  Shortly after that I regretted the choice (or lack there of) of the url mattclare.ca/wordpress.  A much better choice would have […]

Street view snowmobile/olympics

Wednesday, February 10th, 2010

Way to organize the worlds information Google! Meet the street view snowmobile. Deployed at the Whistler site of the Vancouver Olympics. I think the next step is to strap one to the top of a curling rock! The only way they can get street view inside the house without a lawsuit.

Fantacura not so fantastic

Monday, February 8th, 2010

The Fantacura (my 2001 Acura 1.7 EL) went in to the shop for a check-up, complaining about no heater heat at idle, and was told to get it’s affairs in order and make peace with those around it. It’s not in a bad way, like my Saturn was when it was traded in (sorry Acura […]