Month: February 2005

  • “Like Mommy Does”

    We had some guests over for dinner on Saturday. Julia now insists on helping out and she even has her own knife (dulled slightly but fine for cutting cabbage) and an apron sent to her by a family friend, Tani-san. She loves cleaning up as well and, at three, is a great little helper. It […]

  • Monday Morning Read In

    Elise Bauer has published an update to her overview of blog tool market share and has determined that: – the number of blog sites has grown 120% in six months,– Six Apart, (my employer) with the acquisition of LiveJournal, has the largest market share of blog sites,– It’s impossible to measure the business market which […]

  • GPS Photoblog

    So totally cool. My sister has hooked up a GPS unit to her cell phone and is moblogging with coordinates. She did this before, back in 2003, but that was in Japan, high-tech gadget heaven.

  • Rain, Rain, Go Away

    Rain, Rain, Go Away

    While we were away in Hawaii, my sister said that it was raining most of the time and, would you believe it, it’s raining again now. The rainfall has topped up all the reservoirs which has abated last Summer’s drought worries for now (these things take time to sort themselves out). Being on a small […]

  • Middlesex Class of 1985

    Vicky Peet passed on a note from Devin Hill (’85) and suggested that I post it online to coordinate what looks to be a "gathering storm" in Boston in mid-May. Those wanting to party with the Class of 85, read on and leave your comments down below for others. As Devin says, pass it on, […]

  • Personal Privacy and Commercial Databases

    First ChoicePoint and now Westlaw. Both are in hot water because of news because of real and potential security breaches. Both companies keep large databases of private records such as Social Security numbers, bank account numbers and residential addresses. This is not the first time ChoicePoint has made the headlines. In 2003, they were slammed […]

  • Walking to school with my son

    One of the great things about living in Alameda is that I can walk my son to school each day. On most days we pick up the neighbor across the street and during the 15 minute stroll we can talk about things that are going on in each of our lives. Being in Kindergarten, there […]

  • Livingdot covered in the New York Times

    The folks at LivingDot let me know that they were covered in yesterday’s New York Times. LivingDot has also done some cool stuff on their landing page to help folks understand how to use Movable Type with some video-based tutorials such as how to configure your site and also added a couple of sample templates […]

  • Alex Wise

    I’m sitting here with Alex and he thinks that his website should be my homepage.

  • Microsoft AntiSpyware

    James LaLonde, who used left Microsoft to work for Network Associates as the head of their operations in Asia, used to joke that his business was safe so long as Redmond stayed out of the anti-virus business. With all the  hubaloo over securtiy and spam, Microsoft announced plans to address it in the recent Windows […]