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Trans-Pacific flights + love songs for my [better half]( @ 124 BPM. **[Download “10,000 Goodnight Kisses” mixtape](** (120MB / 256kbps AAC) #### Track List 1. The Afro Soul-Tet — Afrodesia 1. Danger Mouse & Daniele Luppi — Two Against One... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2013 at ydnar
Pretty gets you 30 seconds. Usable gets 5 minutes. Useful gets a customer. Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2013 at ydnar
Last December, I wanted to see if [Bonobo]( could mix with hip-hop ([turns out it does](, and work outside my [125 BPM comfort zone]( Thanks to the guys at [Rap Genius]( for the inspiration (and the help). This is the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 29, 2012 at ydnar
Chipped away learning to mix hip-hop, I present [Bonobo’s]( “[Days to Come](” (2006) narrated by [Big K.R.I.T.]( “[Good Foot](” (2011). **[Download “Good Days Ahead” MP4 / AAC Audio (5.5MB)](** Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2012 at ydnar
…I stepped out of [John Dory]( onto Broadway, looked south, and heard a voice behind me “nice hair!” I turned to find two cougars finishing their cigarettes. I thanked them, they smiled and stepped back into the bar. After which,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2011 at ydnar
40 minutes, 125bpm, island hopping via flight 79 to Honolulu. Download (256kbps MP3) #### Track Listing 1. The Avalanches — Live at Dominoes 1. 40 Winks — Welcome To Paradise Island (Interlude) 1. Astrud Gilberto, Joao Gilberto & Stan Getz... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2010 at ydnar
Posted Nov 20, 2010 at ydnar
ydnar added a favorite at A dollop of daisy
Oct 23, 2010
Starting July 1, and every day for a year, I will get rid of something. I will donate, discard, re-gift or recycle some bit of debris accumulating in my house. Anything non-perishable considered, exempting books and music. My climbing partner... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2010 at ydnar
For two weeks I’ve eaten a vegan diet. It was an experiment to see if this [card-carrying]( bacon abuser could dine & be happy. Ten years ago, this would have been unlikely, if impossible. Certainly living next to Whole Foods... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2010 at ydnar
ydnar added a photo at Make A Face
Feb 8, 2010
ydnar added a favorite at Make A Face
Feb 8, 2010
ydnar added a photo at Make A Face
Feb 8, 2010
Sea Ranch!
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First big smile of the new year, via [Elliot Clowes]( #### 1951 #### 2009 Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2010 at ydnar
ydnar is now following Arsie Jiwajinda
Dec 23, 2009
ydnar added a favorite at The Winter Webb
Dec 23, 2009
#### Update *As of [iOS 4.2](, Apple Mail has native support for [archive]( in Gmail and MobileMe.* #### The Problem Like many folks, I consume email using a [GTD-ish]( approach of an [Inbox and an Everything Else box]( I’ve disabled... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2009 at ydnar
Had a chance to see Roxy Paine’s Maelstrom on the roof of the Metropolitan Museum of Art earlier this month: Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2009 at ydnar
C, like an AK-47: when you absolutely, positively gotta kill every last CPU cycle in the room. [Slides from Felix von Leitner’s talk on C and compiler optimizations]( (PDF). (via [Hacker News]( Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2009 at ydnar
Hiking with Lily, Matt, Mike and Susan through the Alakai Wilderness, the highest swamp in the world. Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2009 at ydnar
This is good.
Toggle Commented Oct 15, 2009 on Why I'm loving Plack and PSGI at
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Google addresses an incredibly complex task with scale and grace: (via []( Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2009 at ydnar