The Net

In Second Life, Virtually Anything Is Possible

Ever since the story about Second Life’s first virtual millionaire, I’ve been doing some research into the game. Many people may not know this, but Ed Lau and I were offered a preview of Second Life before it came out. We were even offered a nice big plot of land and a free account to test out the game. We […]

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Ramblings

The Last Comdex Party

This is a follow up to my In The Beginning post, which details how I got started in web publishing. I’ve been going through my hard drive and came across an old video from my 2003 Comdex party in Las Vegas. I hosted my first Comdex party in 2002 and in doing so, became the first and only tech site […]

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Cars

Police Bust YouTube Driver

Here’s a good reason why you shouldn’t post your street racing videos on YouTube. The police will track you down in cyberspace and slap you with a real-life $1,300 fine. Police took up pursuit in cyberspace after a young Norwegian posted on the Internet video of his wild car driving. Following an electronic trail that he left online, police caught […]

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Cars Ramblings

More Than You Can Afford, Pal!

It’s hard to believe the above photo was taken only a few days ago. The car is no doubt sitting in some climate control garage now. Whenever I see a Ferrari, I’m always reminded of the movie The Fast & The Furious. The scene where Vin Diesel and Paul Walker pull up next to the Ferrari and ask for the […]

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Ramblings

It’s Looking Like A White Christmas

A reader requested to see some pictures of the snow so here it is. These photos were taken from my second floor home office window. I can’t recall the last time we got snow in November. This has to be some kind of record. And the fact that we got snow and Toronto didn’t. What’s up with that? Like I […]

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Ramblings

It’s Going To Be A Long Rush Hour

We just got back from lunch and judging by the traffic I can tell it’s going to be a long rush hour when people get off work. We got more snow this morning and it’s till coming down. The main roads in Richmond are like a skating rink. Richmond doesn’t salt their roads as well as Vancouver does. I guess […]

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The Net

Second Life’s First Virtual Millionaire

I came across this article on Business Week about Anshe Chung. She’s is the world’s first virtual millionaire. You see, Anshe isn’t real. She’s a made up person in the game Second Life. Anshe Chung is the Second Life account of Ailin Graef. She issued the following press release after Miss Chung achieved her millionaire status. Anshe Chung has become […]

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Ramblings

Lunch With Ed Lau

Ed Lau over at the.[ED]ition has posted the interview he did with me over lunch at a local Richmond eatery. I had a seafood noodle with ice milk tea while Ed had some fried noodle with ice lemon tea. Ed started his blog on November 6 and has already knocked down 37 blog posts and nearly 20,000 page views. Ed’s […]

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