The Colab

The in-house web department of Sole Technology, Inc.

July 29, 2005

Happy Sys Admin Day Dude!

Posted by: apple

limp wrist goof!

(Today is System Administrator Appreciation Day.)

July 28, 2005

Couple of Things Worth Mentioning

Posted by: apple

We now use FeedBurner to manage The Hot Crew RSS feed. Pretty cool service, tells you how many subscribers you got and makes the feed legible.

We signed up for CSS Reboot. So expect a real design November 1st 2005.

etnies Skatepark of Lake Forest (No, we did not design that site) finally showed up on google maps satellite image (must have been that new space shuttle they sent up).

The dude in the middle kinda looks like “our” Dude (Mike Matz).

And finally a bunch of really old photos of AP, Natas and Mikey Reyes in France (via).

July 25, 2005

No Skateboarding Day

Posted by: apple

no skate day

July 22, 2005

Birthday Gifts For Days!

Posted by: apple


So it was my b-day yesterday, and besides the most awesomest lunch ever at a Dutch Bakery in San Juan Capistrano, I also received a bunch of gifts. First person (HotCrew nerds excluded!) to correctly identify all gifts will receive a delicious stroopwafel!

July 20, 2005

Carpool Mix 2005

Posted by: apple

carpool mix 2005

A bunch of us from the LA - Lake F.O.R.E. carpool put together a little compilation CD. Dennys, Metzger, Mokkel, Struik (who also made the totally awesome cover) and I (apple) each picked 2 tracks, which we randomly burned onto a CD. It’s become a rather eclectic mix.

Can you guess who picked what songs?

  1. Bit Meddler - Wide Open Dance
  2. Carl Douglas - Kung Fu Fighting
  3. The Postal Service - Brand New Colony
  4. Gza - Swordsman
  5. Brazilian Girls - Pussy
  6. Cam’ron - Down and Out
  7. Madonna - Lucky Star
  8. Mark Mothersbaugh - Ping Island/Lightning Strike Rescue Op
  9. Led Zeppelin - Hey Hey What Can I Do
  10. Animal & the Muppets - Manamana

Download whole CD at once (34MB ZIP).

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July 08, 2005

July 08, 2005

Goofy Vs Regular, 2005

Posted by: c00ler

Another showdown between Goofy & Regular. We loaded this one up w/ activities for the kids and technology for the nerds. Watch Goofy & Regular riders battle it out right on the site by selecting who you think will win (as of this post, I’m happy to point out that Goofy leads with 53% of the vote). Lay down the smack on each & every rider with your gravatar lighting up the comments. Then our personal favorite, rate your rider on a scale of 1-10 to watch those weighted lists grow & shrink! A visual representation of who you, the user, thinks will dominate the contest.

July 08, 2005

July 07, 2005

The Hot Crew 2.0

Posted by: apple

Lamest Excuse Everrrrrr: “Now fully supported by every browser imaginable!”

Yeah really, we’re madd swamped right now with all kinds of projects so design is coming shortly. Besides, it’s all about content anyway, right?

THC 2.0 will feature even sharper comments about the state of the Web in our beloved skate industry, mixed with the usual randomness to keep y’all occupied for days.