PRESS DOWN FIRMLY, YOU ARE MAKING 4 COPIES

Rummaging though some old files I had left at my Godfather's house (a former residence) I found what was left of my Father's educational folders from my childhood. Why I have these files is beyond me, they seem like something...

The MTA doesn't take my house keys

As I was walking towards the turnstiles I dug into my pocket for my authentication. Its the wrong way to think about metrocards but I can't help it. Security, passwords, authentication, identification and privacy have all dug their ways into...

The New York Times and my brother

My brother was quoted recently in the New York Times ... again. "We used their surface and projected the truth onto it." He didn't actually say that but the sentiment is there. They also got his age wrong. A few...

Tibeten Take Down

Even with my brothers involvement, I haven't really touted what's going on Tibet and with the controversy with this year's Olympics. Even though one my favorite bands (Radiohead) came on stage the other night with a their instruments draped with...

Story Arcs and my failed attempt.

I had a plan. Make the Hacker Crackdown Available as a torrent file. (You can just grab the full download if you like.) Educate about what comcast was doing (blocking torrents) Complain that while the torrent's flowing nicely a bunch...

This was Worth(1000) it

[caption id="attachment_653" align="alignleft" width="500" caption="They don't have anything to hide."][/caption] Despite my title referencing worth 1000 this photos comes to us from Gizmodo's own Photoshop contest. (Click the image to see more of it). I find this kind of stuff...

Hope

I've met so many good and nice people over the past few days I can hardly believe there is still one more to go. I want to thank the presenters (even the girl who had the Zuse room before me...

The Quick and the Dead

Next up is Sprint who's been charging me for insurance even though I'm not eligible. This exact thing happened the last time I lost my phone. I figured they messed up and insured me anyway, and I was able to...

NYC Subway Search Information Cards

I've attached the front and the back of the postcards, you may use them if you like. The front photo is from Runnx on flickr and I've attributed to him which his CC license requires. I think my next card...