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Amazon’s Terrible on Diversity (The Seattle Times is Wrong)

While I greatly appreciate Nina Shapiro’s front page story on Amazon’s impacts on The Seattle Times, I disagree with her coverage of the company’s impact on Seattle diversity; in fact, her reporting contradicts two other statistical reports from The Times’ Gene...

/ August 6, 2015

Preparing Your Digital Afterlife

Are you prepared for your digital afterlife? Can you host your website after death?

/ May 15, 2015

When First Impressions Are Wrong: Miki Agrawal’s Thinx

Sometimes first impressions are wrong. While waiting for lecturer Miki Agrawal to begin her speakeasy talk at the Wanderlust Yoga festival in Whistler, she flashed her underwear quickly at a couple friends in the front row. It was over in a...

/ August 6, 2014

Seattle’s WTF? Parking Tickets

I’m kind of straight edge and when it comes to parking I always try to park legally. One time a couple of years ago, I parked on a quiet side street in Ballard partially blocking a sidewalk. I thought it...

/ July 24, 2014

SpotRemote: A Spotify remote for iPhone

I’m a regular user of Apple’s iTunes Remote application for iPhone. It lets me listen to my music upstairs while controlling my iTunes downstairs (I have speakers upstairs wired to the downstairs media center). Now that I’m subscribing to Spotify and using...

/ January 31, 2013

Proof of celebrating 30 years as a Colts fan!

Update: Amazing game tonight, Colts come back from 17 point 4th quarter deficit to beat Patriots 35-34! People always ask why I’m a Colts fan, given that I grew up in L.A. far away from both Baltimore and Indianapolis. I’ve...

/ November 15, 2009