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  • Jesse Schell: Beyond Facebook

    Making the rounds today is a talk by Jesse Schell, of Schell Games who is an instructor at the Entertainment Technology Center at Carnegie Mellon University. He also has a blog called Things I Finished. His talk is full of insights that are very vivid. Here is the video of his talk from DICE, and…

  • Stupid Relentless Cancer

    I have written about my Mom and her struggle with cancer before, starting in 2007: here and here and here and here and here and here. Here we are, in 2010, two and a half years later and my Mom keeps moving forward. All the energy on display in those prior blog posts is there…

  • Zappa Plays Zappa

    On Saturday, December 13, 2008, I had the pleasure to see Zappa Plays Zappa. I failed to write extensively about it, I only mentioned it. I had a wonderful time. You can see other writings where I mention Mr. Zappa by viewing blog posts tagged “frank-zappa”. And of course there is my old short piece…

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    Pinguino made a duct tape dress

    Designer, cartoonist, cool person Pinguino made a dress out of duct tape. That is awesome. More photos.