January 2010

37 articles in January 2010

via whitehouse.gov Politically interested bloggers have been posting this video all over the Internet, and I enjoyed it enough I’ve decided to follow suit. This particular one comes from whitehouse.gov and it unfortunately starts after the gracious welcome from the Republican leadership, which helped set the tone. There’s a lot …

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The availability of millions of games at one’s fingertips in a database is also making the game’s best players younger and younger. Absorbing the thousands of essential patterns and opening moves used to take many years, a process indicative of Malcolm Gladwell’s “10,000 hours to become an expert” theory as …

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So, it’s a “pad,” but I still think of it as a tablet. Everyone had been hoping for a giant leap forward, but it’s not. It’s just a well-designed tablet computer, and tablet computers aren’t new (they’ve been Windows so far). So a good tablet is a good thing, but …

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Lest there be any doubt I’m a bit of a nerd, Apple’s new tablet sounds a lot like this gadget they use on Star Trek. Characters read books on it, they do their work on it, and it looks pretty much the same. So does that mean Apple was ahead …

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This morning I went in to Metro Parks HQ on 19th and was administered the oath of office … by Mary! It was a very cool thing to have her be a part of it. I'm jumping in with both feet–there's a lot on the board's plate! As far as …

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After some notable failures last year, I put my no-knead breadmaking on hold for awhile. It was disheartening not to get the great bread I did when I'd started. But I picked it up again this weekend and once again loved the process. And things seem to be a little …

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