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Blog: oopsie daisy
There is a popular blog called Sleep Talkin' Man in which a woman uses a voice-activated recorder to ensure she doesn't miss a single second of her husband's nightly dream-induced ramblings... which she then writes down and posts for the... Continue »
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Blog: microdogging
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with Charlie Hill, next to a Joseph Phelps 'Eisele Vineyard' Cab from 1985. The trademark minty-eucalyptus is still in the forefront of this Martha's bottling after 24 years. Very low tannin levels, excellent clean red fruit expression, lean, maybe has another 5 years of plateau in front of it before it fades. $225; 93 points Continue »
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A yo-yo performance at the Six Apart Japan office: I'm now much less impressed that I can walk the dog. Continue »
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Blog: Random
The second is that for consumer web apps today, design matters more than technology. Much has been written about how the cloud, accessible web frameworks, etc. have dramatically lowered the cost of getting a startup to market, and that’s certainly true, but it also means that since everyone is on... Continue »
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Blog: Backyard
sorry USA, the Swedish team just pwn3d you with their extreme \m3t4!/ awesomeness. (what the hell is curling, anyway?) Continue »
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I love the toro at this sushi restaurant in Roppongi, which has become a ritual visit for me on the first nights of my trips to Tokyo. Continue »
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Blog: Summation
Think positively about things Get enough sleep Do at least a little physical exercise Get at least a little sun Smile a lot Continue »
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Blog: Summation
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The hardest thing to do at a company is to kill things Companies are all about building things, not destroying them. When your company is growing, you add lots of things to build the company: employees, investors, products, features, meetings,... Continue »
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via Serious Eats, the Journalist Cocktail: 2 ounces gin 1/2 ounce dry vermouth 1/2 ounce sweet vermouth 2 dashes fresh lemon juice 2 dashes curacao 1 dash Angostura bitters Combine ingredients in a mixing glass and fill with ice. Stir... Continue »
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Blog: Kokochi
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My sweet dad, who is a writer, and as I was growing up, always wrote by pen on paper (using a record cover as a hard back while he sat on the sofa, then typed up each edited draft completely anew), now uses the computer daily. He's come a long way, but still it's difficult at times.His transition to the computer started with my brother Ian, when they stared Tokyo Q online together. Now, I can't imagine living here without email and iSight connectivity with both my mom and dad. My mom moved to NY from Japan back in the... Continue »
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Blog: tweet.tiff
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Specials at the Hotel Utah. Yummy. Continue »
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Blog: On the Go
"It's an oyster with two tickets to that thing you love." This is best commercial I've seen in a while. Continue »
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via www.esquire.com As Ebert's body has been claimed by cancer, his writing his sharper and tighter than ever - even though he hasn't been able to talk for four years. He's not afraid to smile and pose for a national magazine with no frigging jaw. It's like the brush with death has made him more and more creatively fearless. He hysterically FUNNY and this picture may look awful but his legacy is AWESOME. Continue »
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Coding Horror is now hosted in the TypePad ecosystem. Welcome Coding Horror to TypePad! I have a story to tell about the intersection of my own coding career and Coding Horror. Jeff Atwood posted an entry to his blog a while ago in which he suggested many "programmers" were not... Continue »