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co-founder of - employed by yahoo, surviving lung cancer, yay!
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ALBUMS: It's a little late and I don't care. Here's an incomplete list of my favorite albums of 2014. I can't keep track. Oh yeah, elephant in the room, I'm posting stuff here. At least for now. Frankly I'd rather... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2015 at David Beach's Blog
It's been over a year since my last post. I've half written a few posts during this time, but lost steam. I'll try to muster the energy to continue. I realize that going so long without writing can be a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2013 at David Beach's Blog
This is what I wrote in my notebook yesterday... Some of it only makes sense to me. XOXO DAY ONE Studio Neat - Dan Provost & Tom Gerhardt Glyph Cosmonaut A cool looking animation app Book about design. Scratch your... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2012 at David Beach's Blog
I listen to a lot of podcasts. I have a bit of a commute and it always helps to put one on to make the drive more tolerable. I listen to them during my chemo infusions too. Mostly comedy podcasts... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2012 at David Beach's Blog
I'm all ready to start my maintenance tomorrow, but now my insurance says that they won't cover both drugs that my docs intend to give me. The combination is new for this kind of treatment so there isn't enough data... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2012 at David Beach's Blog
It's been another large gap between posts. I need to stop doing that. It might scare people. Here's where things stand since March. Has it really been since March? I realize that I'm not writing about the mobile space or... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2012 at David Beach's Blog
Hi there. My chemo regimin is complete. I had four infusions over 12 weeeks. It has been a different experience than the last time I went through this. The drugs may be stronger, but I haven't felt as poorly this... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2012 at David Beach's Blog
My friends in The Limousines keep making exceptional videos. Frankly I don't know how they do it. The opening shots of this new one called The Future, looks like it belongs on the big screen. The detail is pretty spectacular.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2012 at David Beach's Blog
Perhaps I'll try a weekly update on the ins and outs of what's going on with me? That's what this is anyway. I've been trying super hard to be positive. I was reading Rick Steve's Europe Through The Reach Around... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2012 at David Beach's Blog
I haven't seen this yet, but I'm going to post it here for all of us to enjoy at our leisure. Pitchfork has put together an oral history of one of the greatest albums ever recorded. At least in the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2012 at David Beach's Blog
I've been putting off talking about this. But I found out last month that my cancer has returned. The facts are that it is still local to my right lung and has not spread beyond that in any detectable way.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2012 at David Beach's Blog
I used to write a lot. Especially here on this blog. I've even written about not writing here before... but this is different. I go back through the archives and read some of what I've written over the past half... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2011 at David Beach's Blog
Image As you know I work for eBay. I do the mobile apps and stuff. When you work for eBay, they encourage you, for obvious reasons, to use the service as much as possible. When I first joined, I decided... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2011 at David Beach's Blog
Nice to see him on my TV. Hardly recognized him with the two fisted mic in his hands.
Superego fixed my crossed eyes! (5 stars) by beach - March 10, 2011 I'm an eleven year old swedish boy that developed strabismus as an infant. Strabismus is the medical term for crossed-eyes. I had it bad. I looked like... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2011 at David Beach's Blog
I wrote this brief and unfinished concept document a long time ago. I thought I'd open it up because I still like the idea. The audacity of Web 2.0 at its finest. I'd love to see this happen though, so... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2010 at David Beach's Blog
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Sep 28, 2010
I want to make something clear. I like, if not love, Android. I'm glad Android is around. From my perspective, the more people with decent smart phones that can download the apps I make, the better. I don't really care... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2010 at David Beach's Blog
Like it or not, Android is huge. Creating an open source mobile platform was one of the smarter things Google has done. It's too bad that they haven't done that great of a job doing it. Android has succeeded despite... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2010 at David Beach's Blog
It's been too long since my last post. I realize that I have left people hanging. Mostly myself. But I've decided that this blog is important to me. It has helped me through the toughest time of my life. So... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2010 at David Beach's Blog
yay! Nancy! So nice to see her :) Please say hello to her if you can "lady".
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When I was first diagnosed with Lung Cancer, I never said that I had "Lung Cancer". I kept saying that I had a tumor in my lung. And it was cancerous. I had a hard time saying that I actually... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2010 at David Beach's Blog
Here are some notes I took from a SXSW presentation about iphone app design by Josh Clark. This applies to Android as well, but the presentation was specifically about iPhone apps. This was by far the best presentation I saw.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2010 at David Beach's Blog
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