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Goodbye SF.

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Goodbye SF.
My mom & dad put their place in San Francisco up for sale today.  We lived there since the late Eighties.  Good times.  Lots of memories.  Need a sweet west coast pad? 2795clay.com

Hello.

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Hello.
Is it me you’re looking for? Love it. Second only to my favorite awesome cat.

Car Theft Graphic.

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Car Theft Graphic.
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$1.6MM Loss = Great Business.

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$1.6MM Loss = Great Business.
Here’s to turning lemons into lemonade.  Zappos’ sister site 6pm.com recently flubbed up their pricing calculations, capping all sales at $49.95 regardless of total price.  Rather than hassling their customers or hiding their heads in the sand, they took the loss and addressed the issue quickly and transparently.  Kudos to them.  Below, the note from […]

Spill vs. Earth

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Spill vs. Earth
Amazing app by Paul Rademacher using Google Earth to show the current Deep Horizon spill volume – in place, and relative to major cities.  Check it out here.

You Can Help.

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You Can Help.
Found this recently, and it brought me back to high school in the 1980s, when punk rock was still fighting the good fight against the evils of the music industry.  These days, it seems they won the war ;-)  “Home Taping” has such a ring to it…

The 1-second Flight.

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I believe that this is from Intel’s lobby.  Really puts Moore’s Law and the explosive expansion of technology in perspective.

Test Driving the Fiesta.

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Test Driving the Fiesta.
Epic British test drive.  The Ford Fiesta put through the paces.

United Breaks (and Loses)…

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United Breaks (and Loses)…
Brutal.  I remember seeing a blurb about this Canadian guitar player a while back – he flew United and they broke his $1200 guitar and refused to fix it.  So he wrote a song about it and posted it up on YouTube.  5.8 million views later, United wises up and invites him to their HQ […]

Rain Rain, Go Away.

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Rain Rain, Go Away.
Something about this makes me giggle.  The carpet doesn’t seem to match the drapes, so to speak.