Archives for: November 2007

A Great Piedmont (East Bay) Run

friends, exercise
This is a new 4mi. run I've just added to my repertoire (Here's [the route on the Gmaps Pedometer]). It starts by the Rose Garden in Oakland, goes up Oakland Ave (a *big* hill), then takes Highland and Mandala back down to Oakland and hooks up with Gra… more »

Kapor on "Virtual Worlds"

open source, privacy, berkeley, photos, friends, policy, podcasts, education, iSchool
[Mitch Kapor] gave the third installment in his series of [Distinguished Lectures] here at the [UC Berkeley School of Information] yesterday. His talk was entitled, "Disruptive Innovations I Have Known and Loved, Part 3: Virtual Worlds". Audio from th… more »

'Frigerator' Rolls

recipe, family, food
This is a pretty simple and very tasty rolls recipe perfect for Thanksgiving. I originally got this recipe from my Mom and I believe she tore it out of *Sunset* magazine... but, I've changed the recipe a bit over the years. These are great for enterta… more »

Kapor, Disruptive Innovations, Part 2

berkeley, friends, policy, legal, podcasts, iSchool
[Mitch Kapor] gave the second installment of his [Distinguished Lecture] series on Disruptive Innovations here at the [UC Berkeley School of Information] this past Wednesday. This talk focused on the role of the internet and world-wide web and why… more »

XO yo

hacks, open source, policy, education, development
Due to a recent gift for having lived 30 years now, I'm super-excited to be getting an XO laptop ([OLPC XO-1]) through the [One Laptop Per Child]'s *["Give one, get one"]* (G1G1) program. Who knew that being geekily philanthropic could be so much f… more »

My Sister, the Hero

family
My sis, Tracie, is the Training Director for the [King County Search and Rescue Association](http://kcsara.org/), a volunteer corps of rescue experts in Seattle. She's quoted and featured extensively in an article penned by a rescuee in the Washington… more »
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