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Archive for January, 2007

iPhone Vapor Thins and Condenses Into….Questions

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2007

20 Things We Don’t Know About The iPhone

State Of The Union On An “Extraordinary, Ordinary” Day In Politics

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2007

Pelosi sitting poker-faced behind Bush?

Sporadic Post

Monday, January 22nd, 2007

I’ve chosen to attempt something resembling a social life and this has affected my posting habits. You’ll get over it. While you’re getting over it, I bet you didn’t know that I’m the moderator of the Brisbane, CA photo group on Flickr, now did you? I’m actually the only contributor, too. Go figure.

24 Polarizes Demagogues Of the Left And Right

Wednesday, January 17th, 2007

That’s right, the polemic spectrum– from A to B– is getting hysterical about the season-opening four episodes this weekend. Keith Olbermann seems particularly shrill this time around– he reminds me of Dan Quayle tilting at the Murphy Brown windmill. And I’ve never wasted time questioning Rush Limbaugh‘s ability to parse the myriad shadings of reality [...]

This Is Not Your Grandfather’s Insurgent Uprising

Tuesday, January 16th, 2007

…unless, of course, Fox News says it is. Iraq is World War II, until it isn’t. It’s the cold war, until it isn’t. And whatever you’re thinking, it’s not the V-word.

Chan Marshall Does The Twitch

Thursday, January 11th, 2007

Engaging, eccentric, entrancing, absurdly talented…and oh-so-very Chan. Cat Power “The Greatest” (Austin City Limits; QuickTime stream) Thanks to Kathleen for the tip.

So Is That Your Life In Your Pocket, Or Are You Just Happy To…Wait Until June?

Wednesday, January 10th, 2007

Dave Winer is pointing to two particularly insightful blog posts concerning yesterday’s Apple keynote by Steve Jobs: Valleywag on vapor Fractals of Change: it’s the network-tethering, dumbass Do I want my Apple TV? Well, yeah. But would I rather have a Slingbox for about the same price– and be able to access it from computers [...]


Sunday, January 7th, 2007

Happy New Year. Lots of work, not much posting. This weekend I took some time off and scanned a lot of old photos. Over the next couple days they’ll appear on the Flickr page. And the two-week return trip to Kilauea, Kauai is confirmed. Mid-June. Good news. The photo at left was taken at Princeville, [...]