Monthly Archives: October 2005

The Theory of Relativity Explained

I called Amtrak to ask about the mysterious extra hour in the schedule, due to Daylight Savings Time ending, and the very nice lady I talked to said that the train actually does stop around 2 in the morning, and … Continue reading

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Perceived Barriers

Found via Blogebrity a debate between Anil Dash and Catarina Fake in regards to Flickr’s new interestingness concept. Interestingness is a variation on online popularity, except that rather than links it’s based on an equation of number of comments, number … Continue reading

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That sucking sound you hear

…is me getting into the new toys at Flickr. Now you can print, have a book made, stamps, or burn a DVD of your photos. This, now, is a very, very good business model–something extremely tangible AND something made with … Continue reading

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Don’t mind me, just carry on as usual

Different perspectives can cloud our perception of what each other is saying. For instance, Amtrak’s baggage rules state that I can take two “carry-on” bags, as well as a “personal” bag on to the train with me. I gnash my … Continue reading

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Please…Do Evil

Google Blogoscoped Terms of Service: By submitting, posting or displaying Content on or through Google services which are intended to be available to the general public, you grant Google a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to reproduce, modify, adapt, publish and … Continue reading

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The Theory of Relativity

I’ve long been fascinated by Einstein’s Theory of Relativity; the concept of curved space and our galaxy being a marble flowing down and around holes punched into the void via black holes and other objects we probably haven’t even imagined … Continue reading

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The Heart of the Civil Rights Movement

Rosa Parks, the heart of the civil rights movement, died at her home Monday. When the KKK tried to adopt part of the I-55 freeway outside of St. Louis under the highway cleanup adoption plan, which would force the state … Continue reading

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