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Zen and Technology

I’m not sure how I found it, but today I discovered a bit of a gem in the blogosphere: ValleyZen. For a quick taste, check out the interview with Drue Kataoka on View from the Bay. It is amazing how … Continue reading

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PocketMod: The origami PDA

I used to carry a small notebook (~2″x3″) with an equally small pen and would jokingly refer to it as my non-digital PDA whenever I took it out in front of fellow digerati. I mostly kept track of to-do items, … Continue reading

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ICANN punts… and scores!

Responding to ICANN‘s call for comments, I submitted a comment asking ICANN to reject the proposed changes to WHOIS. And they listened. Actually, I doubt that it was my comment that made the difference, but kudos to everyone who took … Continue reading

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The future

Future from xkcd.com That about sums it up sometimes, doesn’t it?

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Open comment to ICANN on WhoIs changes

If you haven’t already, you might considering reviewing the current proposed ICANN changes to Whois and consider sending in your comments. Mine follow. In short, the proposed changes are more than morally questionable, they undermine the core infrastructure that keeps … Continue reading

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Midland Accent

Doc Searls points me to this accent test. Tells me I’ve got no accent. Hmph. What American accent do you have? Your Result: The Midland   “You have a Midland accent” is just another way of saying “you don’t have … Continue reading

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The Four Steps to the Epiphany

Steven Gary Blank’s The Four Steps to the Epiphany Review I’ve read a lot of startup books and been involved in several efforts of varying success. Blank’s book is the first how-to-guide that provides clear, unequivocal directions for taking a … Continue reading

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Change of Ages

David Hull recently responded to my post-Information Age article suggesting that we are in fact, just at the end of the beginning rather than the end of the Information Age itself: I like the article, I like the argument, but … Continue reading

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Working for a living…

Thanks Jamie Rubin for a nice little video: Difficult jobs My job is always challenging and difficult but it’s nothing compared to what this guy does everyday. I have no idea where this video comes from but it’s fascinating. (via … Continue reading

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Two explosions hit San Francisco on Market St near Van Ness

While in a conference call just now, my colleague was summarily ushered out of his building in San Francisco as two small explosions caused white smoke to billow out from manholes on Market Street near Van Ness.  Safety crews are … Continue reading

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