Andrew Sinclair

September 2002

creative

Remember Ruxpin?

+ (September 30, 2002)

Question: Can you buy a Teddy Ruxpin talking stuffed animal cheaply on Ebay? Answer: Hell Yeah! Question: Can you then put your own cassettes in him to make him say ridiculous things? Answer: Um. Sorta. Unfortunately this idea will probably... more


law school

2L v. 1L

+ (September 29, 2002)

Given the choice between the stress of last year (first year of law school) and this year, I'd have to say last year was actually easier. This is horrible news for a first year law student, but I'm done with... more


For some reason, my throat has been on fire over the last few days. No matter how much water I drank, I was unable to ease the pain. I did, however, achieve a state of clear piss. Today was my... more


earth

Autumnal Equinox

+ (September 23, 2002)

Today is the official beginning of my favorite season: Autumn. Also known as Fall for some reason. They're both nice. This picture was taken from time.gov this evening. Notice that the light-lines at almost a perfect right-angle. I missed the... more


meta

Google Daily Updates

+ (September 22, 2002)

I don't know how one achieves this status, but certain websites are visited nearly every day by Google, while others are visited only during the regular (monthly) Google crawl. I'm happy to announce that this page is now updated each... more


misc

The Bog Roll Alternative

+ (September 20, 2002)

I was intrigued by part of an adbusters piece that mentioned something called "the pooh-rag system" (number 20 in the article). The idea is that toilet paper is harmful to the environment and that, for much the same reasons one... more


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blah

+ (September 18, 2002)

Another stressfull day... with nothing to say.... more


I've been back for a few days, but I never got a chance to report on my trip to San Francisco. It was short, and I probably spent more time traveling than I spent at the actual destination (well, it... more


law school

T-Shirt Design Contest

+ (September 16, 2002)

This T-Shirt Design Contest has stolen my evening. (No, none of the designs are mine.)... more


about sinclair

Smarter Than the Number 10

+ (September 14, 2002)

"On a scale of one to ten, how smart would you say you are?" This and other questions have now been answered. Time to head back to Boston.... more


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Off to San Francisco...

+ (September 12, 2002)

Off to San Francisco...... more


misc

Collective Math

+ (September 10, 2002)

The problem: Collective Math. Math should never be a group activity. Today in class, we could not seem to figure out a very simple problem. There are two reasons why math in groups never works: 1) competition: Everyone, of course,... more


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New Arts Law Association Website

+ (September 9, 2002)

Announcing the launch of the new Boston University Arts Law Association website! I've been working on this here and there, and I'm really happy with the results. The old site was no more complicated, but somehow lacked style - maybe... more


creative

Cockeyed

+ (September 8, 2002)

I spent a good hour of my day looking at cockeyed.com. I guess it's quite the popular site (backward links), but I never really looked at it until today. Brilliant stuff. This guy plays the subtlest pranks I've ever heard... more


creative

Portrait

+ (September 6, 2002)

I still think that the mirror project is a very cool experiment in self-portraiture. Recently some other great portrait experiments have been brought to my attention. This guy takes a picture of himself every day while Nikki S. Lee was... more


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If I Were a Revolution

+ (September 4, 2002)

If I were a revolution, I would be... These tests are stupid, but I don't have anything better to say tonight.... more


people

UCSB: Burning Up

+ (September 3, 2002)

According to Kaplan via Newsweek via MSNbc, UC Santa Barbara (my alma mater) is one of this year's "twelve hottest colleges". This information comes to me via the UCSB alumni email newsletter, which I started getting automatically now that they're... more


misc

Chicken + Waffles

+ (September 2, 2002)

A couple nights ago I went down to Bob The Chefs and ordered the chicken and waffles. That's right, chicken and waffles. Together. I've never eaten such a thing, but I always hear about this restaurant in LA that is... more


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Cold Words

+ (September 1, 2002)

A lazy day. Cool weather ushers Autumn and Autumn brings the cold. I have a cold.... more