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Archive for April, 2006

Neil Young: Living With War. Free. Streaming. Online.

Thursday, April 27th, 2006

Reuters story. Beginning tomorrow, you can go to www.neilyoung.com and listen to the entire new album, Living With War, for free. A page has been set up in advance at neilyoung.com– it has lyrics tickers and links to videoclips and a blog that details events and coverage leading up to the album’s May 9th rush [...]

Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood International Aiport Has Free Wi-Fi In The Departure Lounge

Saturday, April 22nd, 2006

I love this place. It speaks to the connect-addicted geek in me. I’m glad I got here 90 minutes early. Everglades today: a drive half-way across Alligator Alley, turning around at Big Cypress/Seminole reservation. Soundtrack: Harmonia Deluxe (inbound) Brian Eno Another Green World (levee road to Big Cypress and back) Holger Czukay On The Way [...]

Poolside Playlist

Friday, April 21st, 2006

I field-tested this one today. It’s necessary to play LOUD to drown out the children raising hell in the adjacent hotel pool. Laurie Anderson “Gravity’s Angel” Black Uhuru “Ion Storm” Sly & Robbie “Destination Unknown” UB40 “25%” Laurie Anderson “Blue Lagoon” (a/k/a The Best Sunbathing Song EVER) Todd Rundgren “Lost Horizon” Cassandra Wilson “Tupelo Honey” [...]

Digg Needs An Ombudsperson

Thursday, April 20th, 2006

ForeverGeek examines some curious behavior by Digg’s editors.

Subdivision. Strip Mall. Industrial Park. Subdivision. Mall. Subdivision. Strip Mall. Mall…

Thursday, April 20th, 2006

I’m in Plantation, Florida, commuting to Coral Springs every day for meetings. The climate is a bit like Hawaii, minus the breeze. It’s steamy. Last night I checked into a Holiday Inn Express around midnight. It was 80 degrees out and the humidity felt around 90%. Nasty. There is an overwhelming, endless flatness to the [...]

The Decider Hunkers Down

Thursday, April 20th, 2006

Washington Post

I’m Out Of The Office

Wednesday, April 19th, 2006

Today is a travel day.

CNN Captions Life For the Thinking-Impaired

Monday, April 17th, 2006

Not sure what or how to think about even the most obvious of topics? CNN will always be there for you.

“America Is Not Getting The Benefit Of The Doubt Right Now”

Monday, April 17th, 2006

Advice for U.S. citizens traveling abroad. When do we begin clinics for the ugly Americans within our borders?

Kaua’i Flood Victims Memorial Fund

Sunday, April 16th, 2006

The Amicus Foundation, based in Kilauea, Kaua’i, is directing donations to children and families who survived the 2004 Asian tsuanami.