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Archive: January, 2006

January 26, 2006

A little bit awkward.

A wonderfully succinct (and accurate) story about the complexity, nostalgia, and joy of using a Newton by Marcus Hammerschmitt.

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January 23, 2006

Four things.

I was tagged by the indubitable Mr Hoy to participate in this metadata-gathering meme. Who am I to go against the grain of the in-crowd? Since I haven’t been posting much of anything here of late, and the only other thing on my agenda this evening was casting my ballot, here goes… Four jobs I’ve … Read the rest of this item

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January 10, 2006

Mama? Kodachrome here. You can take me away now.

Between Kodak’s recent corporate banality upgrade and the best Christmas toy ever, I’m very close to letting go of my flexible substrate-based exposed emulsion habits once and for all. The reason? My (insert appropriately flattering adjective here) wife surprised me by stuffing a brand-spanking new Canon EOS 20D under the tree. Eight-plus megapixels worth of … Read the rest of this item

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January 10, 2006

One more thing.

Enough about the keynote already. Ok, maybe not quite yet. I have to get this out of my system… MacBook Pro? What kind of lame-butt, patronizing brandsludge is that? Feh. I guess Jonathan Ive doesn’t sit in on the product branding meetings. If somebody nonmenclated one of my hardware designs like that, I’d have to … Read the rest of this item

This item was posted by Grant Hutchinson.