Year: 2004

  • You can almost taste it

    Izumi’s junior high classmate is an accomplished photographer and worth checking out for his unique ability to capture the essence of Japan.

  • Mother & Daughter

    Julia still wakes up pretty regularly at around 11pm wanting the quick reassurance of her mother. It’s now a routine. I go upstairs where she is crying in bed, scoop her out of the darkness of her bed, then I bring her down to the couch where Izumi and I are usually watching the evening […]

  • Field Trip

    Today everyone in the office loaded up into a bus and headed up to San Francisco to see our new office into which we’re moving in January. Everyone was in high spirits, the offices in San Mateo are fine but the area has absolutely no character and the commute has been wearing thin for most […]

  • Howard Stern on Blogs

    Robin Quivers asks "What’s a blog?" and Howard Stern rails on. In typical New Yorker fashion, he cuts straight to the point and says: "If you’re not making money as a writer or an artist, it’s not a career, it’s a hobby"

  • Dan Gillmor moving on

    Dan Gillmor of the San Jose Mercury News writes in his blog that he is moving on to work full time on a "citizen-journalism project." All bets are that blogs will be the enabler and that many of the ideas outlined in his book will be part of it. We’re seeing more and more "hyper-local" […]

  • December 2004 TiE SIG

    I took notes at the inaugural meeting of the new TiE Special Interest Group focused on the internet. The event was titled, “Wikis, Blogs, and Other Four Letter Words” and put together by Manish Chandra who wants to create a program, “to educate and inspire people to innovate and enter the next dimension of the […]

  • Isn’t She Beautiful?

    Isn’t She Beautiful?
  • BusinessWeek on Blogs

    Commenting on the nascent growth of ad supported weblogs, BusinessWeek says that Madison Ave. is beginning to notice: Don’t expect a repeat of the dot-com rush that inflated the Web bubble of the late 1990s. "This is a long game, with lots of ebbs and flows," says Henry Copeland, founder of media-buying firm BlogAds. Blogging […]

  • Kids in a timeshifted world

    Tivo – television on your own terms. What would the world be like for kids that grow up knowing nothing else? Alan Taylor writes about his 3 year old’s view of television: First – she doesn’t watch much TV (an allotted hour per day), but when she does watch it, she gets a choice of […]

  • Mr. & Mrs. Rudolph

    This photo will only mean something to a select few people in world. I am honored to carry on the tradition.