Doing it wrong

   Sacramento Bee: UC Davis spent thousands to scrub pepper-spray references from Internet. You’d think it would go without saying in this, the age of the Streisand Effect, that the best way to eradicate mention of a horrible mistake online is not to try, but rather to own up to it and address it head-on. […]

That strange fragile feeling

This has been a winter of illness, unusually so for me. Between Thanksgiving and New Years I was down for almost six weeks with a hacking cough that started with a week of fever and was so hard-pressed to clear stuff from my lungs that I ended up fracturing (or at least pulling) a rib. And now at the […]

Eastertide

Geese at Peepers Pond. Full size at Flickr. Another Easter has come and gone. This year I was sick, with a bad cold that came on suddenly after our first performance of the Kancheli “Dixi” and didn’t abate until partway through the day… after I had sung two services at church. There is something restorative […]

The future was yesterday

   This is my second trip to Walt Disney World. The first was in 1981. Back then my dad and I went on the then new Space Mountain—my sister tried it only to bail out at the last minute. The next day, we went to Cape Canaveral and watched the first launch of the shuttle […]

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Senate Control Could Come Down To Whole Foods vs. Cracker Barrel | FiveThirtyEight Entertaining analysis showing, perhaps, only that marketers are better at understanding the country’s political segmentation than political campaign planners are. Aunt Maria’s Vermont Maple Sugar Pie, 1945 – A Vintage Pie Recipe Test – The Mid-Century Menu The Questa Project | I […]

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Doom & Gloom From The Tomb — "Guilty" – Lou Reed / Ornette Coleman When Lou… Yes please.

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Tweet of the Month @rohinivibha Pointer to a good article about product management.

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Sasha Frere-Jones: The working life of Brian Eno. Nice midlength article on Eno and his work.

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roio » Blog Archive » NICK DRAKE – A DAY GONE BY Track 226 Eight Terminal Utilities Every OS X Command Line User Should Know A few interesting goodies here.

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Scoop: A Glimpse Into the NYTimes CMS Makes me want to work at the Times.

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Designers Explain Why Apple’s New OS X Typeface Is a Strange Choice And now we have the odd phenomenon of designers dumping on Helvetica.

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The Beer Game One of my favorite parts of my Sloan experience.

New mix: will you buy me a shaky heart

As I grow … well, older isn’t right, and neither is more mature, so let’s just go with “as I grow,” I find that what I listen to is less about lyrics and singing along and more about just listening. So, of the 19 tracks on this mix, six have no words at all, and a […]

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How to manually enable NTFS read and write in OS X | MacFixIt – CNET Reviews Yes, Virginia, Mac OSX does support directly mounting NTFS drives, if by “support” you mean “requires a command line hack that enables a driver of uncertain quality.”