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Plugging back into the matrix

Dear Internet, After almost 10 years of working as a freelancer, I’m plugging back into the matrix. I will once again be an employee. The company is iQmetrix. Today, they mainly make POS systems for mid-sized retailers of mobile phones, but they have an eye towards much bigger things. I will be joining them as […]

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That YouTube movie: Life in a Day

Did you watch it yet? You should. First thoughts: It is life affirming. It affirms my faith in humans. It makes me want to create things. It makes me want to become a better storyteller. It makes me want to hold my kids and wife. It made me laugh out loud more than once. About […]

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Mule Design Studio’s Blog: Giving Better Design Feedback

Mule Design Studio’s Blog: Giving Better Design Feedback.

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Whip My Hair cover by Jimmy Fallon (as Neil Young) and Bruce Springsteen

Ridiculous and awesome is the cover by Jimmy Fallon (as Neil Young) and Bruce Springsteen. The original Whip My Hair video is more ridiculous and less awesome. Less ridiculous and still awesome are the clips of the other two songs Bruce did on Jimmy Fallon. Bruce is epic.

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Hey hippies, please help me understand something about those plastic bags

If I am buying garbage bags instead of using my once-used plastic grocery bags, am I really saving anything?

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Beer Advocate: Respect Beer

So much beer, so few I have tasted. I particularly like the top beers lists.

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Bus Etiquette – 6 rules

My list of simple rules that will ensure we all get along. 1. Don’t take the aisle and hope that I will not ask your ass to move over or let me in. Take the window seat. 2. Don’t leave your bag on the empty seat beside you and hope that I don’t ask your […]

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Influential Books

These books have significantly impacted the way I look at the world. Guns, Germs and Steel (by Jared Diamond) – Describes why white people have ruled the world… so far. Freakonomics (by two guys named Steven and Stephen, seriously) – Reinforces the major role that genetics plays in determining your path through life. Mythical Man-Month […]

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3-2-1 Contact

This is one of the most beloved TV shows of my youth. It made science cool for me – and I know I am not the only one. I especially enjoyed the Bloodhound Gang. So here is some nostalgia for you. The opening sequence: Bloodhound Gang: The Case of the Thing in the Trunk – […]

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Another test post from iphone

The first one did not get pushed to facebook for some reason. But normal posts seem to.

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WordPress is back on, now with more Wordbook

The Wordbook plugin for WordPress is installed now. This post is just to test whether it actually posts to Facebook and what that post looks like.

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Awkward Facebookness

I think it’s a bit strange when the stream of status updates puts some heavy shit (like updates about sick or dying people) beside some completely asinine shit (like the stuff I put up).

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