Monthly Archives: July 2013

Movie: “Collateral”

This script still gets me. Life is wherever you put your attention…. [… VINCENT You were gonna drive me around and never be the wiser. But because of El Gordo’s high dive, we’re into Plan B. Still breathing? (beat) Now. … Continue reading

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Media: Recent Pick (Music)

Some of you won’t like the video (you know who you are) but it’s not inappropriate: It seems to suit the tune, which I think is haunting-in-a-good-way. For an ordinary pop song, this is pretty complex. I’ve heard tunes I … Continue reading

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Media: Misguided Photo

Excellent work, John! Your skepticism surpasses my own! Wikipedia: “No contemporary image of Sacagawea exists.” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sacagawea Now, about that picture on our US one-dollar coin…? Talk about “funny money”! == PT, iPaddict Begin forwarded message: PT, it was brought to … Continue reading

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Tech: Everywhere–And Nowhere

I keep sayin’: Imagine if you could see radio waves. Or, in this case, Wifi. We can’t see them, of course, and lots of other stuff that we use every day. Like electricity. So with all that going on, “invisibly,” … Continue reading

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TFT

“Most people would like to be delivered from temptation but would like it to keep in touch.” — Robert Orben

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Business: A Ghost At Starbuck’s

This morning I went out for coffee. I noticed that the cashier was the cashier only because he took my order and took my money. Otherwise he was like the other workers. He could be replaced by an interactive order … Continue reading

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Tech: Your Context Is Your Query

Why SIETW (SoftwareIsEatingTheWorld). As Guido writes (below), “This beats Google Glass” but the reason is that (so far) Glass is only hardware. Think of the hundreds of thousands of apps devloped in a few years for just a couple of … Continue reading

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