Alex makes landfall

Hurricane Alex made landfall on the Mexican coast tonight as a Category 2 hurricane. The velocity image above is pretty ominous; the bright oranges and deep blues (indicating motion away from and toward the radar site to the north, respectively) are indicative of very strong winds upwards of 115-120 MPH (the radar beam at its […]

South Carolina Gamecocks, 2010 Baseball National Champions

Congratulations to the South Carolina Gamecocks’ men’s baseball team on their national championship, clinched in thrilling fashion (12 innings) over UCLA, 2-1. This marks the first national championship for any program at USC, and South Carolina’s first positive exposure on the national stage since Bushido Japanese Restaurant in West Ashley was on Man vs. Food.

Is HTML 5 ready for public consumption?

Blue Ion‘s recent launch of a site for Tryon Plaza in Charlotte is very notable in one aspect their blog post doesn’t cover — it uses HTML5 (and not just the doctype — there are actual HTML5 tags at work here). I’d been debating on how much I’d want to use HTML5 in future projects […]

Tropical Storm Alex will miss the spill

Tropical Storm Alex (formerly Tropical Depression One) will miss the oil spill area. I’m glad the Gulf residents can catch something of a break, even if it may only be temporary. That being said, it might be a rough Thursday night in Houston if Alex’s track veers more northward as a 90+ MPH hurricane. More […]

iLines and my never-ending phone indecision

There are lots of people standing in iLines this morning so they can get their new, shiny, black-only iPhones 4. I did the iLine thing a couple years ago at the opening of the Charleston Apple Store. It was fun — there’s undoubtedly an energy around the Apple experience. It’s downright fascinating to watch just […]