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November 17, 2005
(This post is from my old, old, super old site. My views have changed over the years, hopefully my writing has improved, and there is now more than a handful of folks reading my site. Enjoy.)

Thursday, November 17th, 2005

Do NOT play Mario Kart DS in the car. Wow did I get dizzy.

My friend id is 030 124 265 302 by the way.

It's super-awesomely fun.

-- posted 11:34 pm

I got to play with Yahoo's new/beta mail client today. Here's a picture of it running in Firefox. I gotta tell ya, this is The Shit™. It kick's GMail's ass up and down the street. And I actually kind of liked GMail. The one negative that I've found so far is that it doesn't do threading of messages, but I assume that they realize this and it's still beta… chances are we'll see it some day.

One of the reasons I like the new mail client is because it looks a lot like Outlook Express 5 did on Mac OS 9 (that was officially the greatest email client ever made by the way. I still have to fight with myself about writing a clone of it every once and a while). It's just... pretty. And it works like you'd expect it to. It's even got freaken' tabs!

But pictures don't really do it justice so I put together a little movie of it in action. You can watch it right here. It's a 5.2 meg Quicktime 7 file... so you've been warned. That, and I'm moving around the cursor like a madman in the video. I can't believe that's a webapp.

-- posted 8:48 pm