Category Archives: Linked

July 22, 2014

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via Seattle Weekly: Starr says he doesn’t entirely care what people on the Internet think of him, though he disagrees with most assessments. Entitled poster boy for the perceived self-absorption of an increasingly maligned techie caste—that’s never been him, Starr says: “If I was that bad, or if I had done half the things people […]

July 22, 2014

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via Tonx: I’m never completely satisfied when it comes to coffee, but coffee always offers up uncharted avenues for experimentation, improvement, or glimpses of untapped potential. I’m honestly not sure I’ll ever be able to walk away from it. Coffee is a collective unfinished masterpiece. It’s hard not to quote the entire post so please […]

July 21, 2014

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via Lauren’s Blog: I have to try a little harder to fall more in love with this city the more I get to know it. But, luckily, there’s so much to see and do and eat and drink and explore that I can never get bored. I continue to live vicariously through Lauren and her […]

July 17, 2014

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Linked: But damn, the streaming media options are liquid garbage. All of the interesting YouTube videos are uploaded by users who have not made the video available in Canada. You want Hulu Plus? Well, fuck you. And Netflix, as experienced by our neighbors to the north, is an anemic imitation that besmirches the brand. It […]

July 1, 2014

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via THE Loop: “With the introduction of the new Photos app and iCloud Photo Library, enabling you to safely store all of your photos in iCloud and access them from anywhere, there will be no new development of Aperture,” said Apple in a statement provided to The Loop. “When Photos for OS X ships next […]

June 27, 2014

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via Gizmodo: (god do I hate linking to them) After an extremely close voting round, the Wusthof Classic Cooks Knife has cut through the competition as your choice for Best Chef’s Knife. You praised it specifically for its durability, hand-protecting shape, heft, balance, and of course, sharpness. I picked one of these up 3 years ago in […]

June 16, 2014

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via Marco: My philosophy about being a C student and not needing to do 80% of the work should also be taken lightly. That strategy works well if you want to follow a path like mine after college: working for small companies that care less about your GPA, or that you can convince to hire […]

May 12, 2014

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Doug Bowman on Leaving Twitter: Small moments on Twitter are fascinating, because they reveal tiny bits about the people who share them, and in aggregate, reveal entire patterns of human behavior and emotion. Whether it’s the mundane update about what someone had for breakfast, or that they’re late for school, or that they had toilet […]

February 2, 2014

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Looks like ESRI has taken data from my employer (TomTom) and others to create a set of interactive maps in celebration of today’s Super Bowl. Data can be beautiful: http://mediamaps.esri.com/super-bowl-perspectives-map/  

January 7, 2014

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On the cusp of today’s post, a reader emailed me with two notes. First, he reminded me that CES is going on. Really? I honestly had no clue….I really should open a web browser more often and also he linked me to this post from TechCrunch (when did Darrell start working there? He used to […]