Year In Review

January 2004:
We attempt to do Times Square for New Years.
I learned a lot of life lessons at MWSF.
I launched VJ Army.

February 2004:
I got served at Burger King.
I inadvertantly helped start the Importer War in the Bemani community.
I started making mashups using Traktor DJ Studio Pro.

March 2004:
I got my SideKick, forever screwing up my ability to live without one ever again.
We went to a 12 hour John Waters film marathon challenge. (Katie got a picture with him.)
The NYC area got its first IIDX machine.
After giggling over the antics of Gary Anthony Ramsey on NY1, I get emailed by Pat Kiernan and forever cementing NY1 as the best station ever.
Freeverse spends a day competing to find porn from our children’s web browser to test it’s limits. I lost.
I discover QuickSilver, and write a 10 minute tutorial at a time when the app has no documentation. This entry would be published in a book and be by far my most popular entry.

April 2004:
I had a Jesus moment.
I made a formal definition of the GET IT joke.
I saw Avenue Q and the Quantuum Tour in the same week.

May 2004:
We chased PacMan through the streets of Manhattan.
Buttons started to play IIDX, becoming notorious in the US IIDX community.
A friend of mine got married, and I wrote a(nother) one act play about the wedding DJ.

June 2004:
I turned 24 and got a sword.
I left my job at Freeverse, and started a position with Weill Cornell Medical College doing e-learning server administration.
I returned to San Francisco for WWDC.

July 2004:
We went to the Anchorman premiere. Hilarity ensues.
I wrote my first restaurant review list.

August 2004:
I started playing Pop’n Music in earnest.
Katie and I had our second anniversary.
I heavily snarked the NY Times.

September 2004:
Pop’n Navy launched.
I upgraded to an iMac G5.
I realized it’s been a good year for music.

October 2004:
I started using Flickr.
I owned some kids at work.
I met Alton Brown.
I went to see Ricky Gervais at the MTR.
I mused about New York Bagels.

November 2004:
I picked up Halo 2 with no fanfare.
I discovered funny cheese.
I took a personal day to celebrate two new Bemani releases.
I reviewed the uDevGames entries for 2004.

December 2004:
I updated my restuarant reviews.
I went to New Orleans and stole candy.
I went to Slice Club and went skating at Wollman Rink.
We celebrated Katie’s 25th birthday.
I had a data-tacular Christmas.
We went to Tinkle and saw Wilco.