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And now some Comcast Hate

Or should I say xfinity hate? Anyhow, got a package from Comcast today via UPS. Open it up, new cable modem. Yay. Instructions say “install this for free from Comcast”. Not trusting them, I call them up and learn that … Continue reading

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Some Apple hate

Apple is evil in so many ways. My latest rant regards their chiclet keyboard and the older version of the mighty mouse.  The keyboard comes with a USB extender cord – quite nice, Apple white, etc.  Great.  Except I wanted … Continue reading

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Sprint & terrible UIs

I’ve never liked Sprint – and here’s another reason. I use the Ovation U727 3g card for my laptop, and was just prompted to install an update. “No thanks” I responded. “Are you sure, we really think you’d like to … Continue reading

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Thank you Mazda & Jeep

Franny is now driving an FJ Cruiser (Mee-ma’s car as Isaiah says) and I am now driving the A4 Avant (Dee’da’s car).  We love them both – the FJ is the best over-sand vehicle I’ve driven on Martha’s Vineyard / … Continue reading

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Me == sucker for shiny cars

I have always loved cars. From my first car (1984 Cutlas Supreme) to my first new car (2002 Mazda Protege Sport) to our recent Toyota FJ Cruiser – I just love a nice machine with attractive lines. For me, cars … Continue reading

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SeeMonkey: DIY Photobooth

Close family friend, fellow rocket monkey James Yoneda recently launched SeeMonkey – his DIY Photobooth (or DIY Photo booth for Google’s benefit).  So cool!  I had the privilege of setting up the very first SeeMonkey photo booth at James & … Continue reading

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I want The Economist on my iPhone

Whenever I can, I read from my iPhone. Email, blogs / RSS, books – everything. (I am a Google Book Search PM, it’s kind of my job – but my interest in this pre-dated the job – check out my … Continue reading

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Scituate Massachusetts. Home.

Our family has settled in Scituate. We think we’ll be here for a good long while too. With Gabriel on the way, we were looking for houses in the Boston area, and ran into this cute little cottage over Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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Ugh, wordpress upgrade brokeyd things

(Update: fixed themes and comments, all back to normal) Annoying, I don’t have time in my life to play at sysadmin anymore, I’ve already learned this stuff.  Why can’t wordpress, from the admin screen, just perform an update in the … Continue reading

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Life has been busy

It’s been a while since I’ve updated my blog. A *ton* has happened.  Stay tuned for posts on: My 3rd Google launch – 2008 US Voter Info My new Google job – Book Search Our move back to Massachusetts – … Continue reading

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