Category: Thoughts

  • Steve Jobs Tributes

    There’s been a abundance of excellent web pages published giving tribute to the life and legacy of Steve Jobs in addition to the many excellent articles and blog posts.  Here’s a collection of some of the ones I’ve appreciated the most. Apple homepage    

  • On the passing of Steve Jobs

    And just like that, Steve Jobs was gone. (Note: I rarely cross post the same piece to multiple blogs.  But in a tribute to Steve Jobs, I’m going to do so with this post.  Steve liked to say that he worked where technology met the liberal arts. His work crossed a lot of boundaries.  In […]

  • Best Tom Hanks films–non Gump division

    There was a fairly interesting and amusing thread in Bill Simmons recent mailbag column on Grantland ((Grantland, btw, has cracked my top 10 web sites list)) regarding the what people would select as their 3 favorite Tom Hanks movies if they weren’t allowed to pick Forrest Gump.  I’ve been spending (probably too way too much) […]

  • The day I discovered MTV

    It was 30 years ago today that MTV began broadcasting.  I was a 10 year old boy living in East Hartford, Connecticut – a typical suburban neighborhood where kids rode their bikes everywhere and played kickball in the streets while their parents did their best to shield them from the realities of life.  At the […]

  • Now, where was I?

    Nothing can ruin your summer more than having the flu for a week. I’d rather be caught outside in the forest without any bug spray than go through another week like that. Here’s randomly assorted list of thoughts for this Tuesday morning. … There is no bigger lock for this Christmas than Santa bringing the […]

  • The AT&T dropped iPhone calls problem. Definitely an SF thing.

    I’m sure that no one will be surprised by this, but my opinion of AT&T iPhone service has changed dramatically since I left San Francisco. My iPhone is even more of a workhorse than it was before.  And it’s performing like a champ. I’m doing numerous 60-90 minute conference calls on my iPhone on a […]

  • Only in Vermont

    Now these are the kinds of nuances that make Vermont unique. A TV station in Burlington has an official Phish correspondent.

  • OK blog, I’ve got some things to say

    Hello blog.  Happy to see you’re still here. No, I haven’t forgotten about you.  Though if you thought that I had abandoned you for something like my posterous account, I could see that would be running through your database tables and php scripts.  Don’t worry.  I’m only using that for that for quick publishing photos […]

  • My Top 5 Dream Jobs – May 2009 Edition

    After a recent watching of High Fidelity, I decided to put myself through a little exercise.  In the film/book, Rob Gordon creates a list of his top 5 dream jobs. I decided I would do the same.  So here’s my top 5 dream jobs list. Like a top 5 albums of all time listing, this […]

  • A Career?

    Sage wisdom from Lloyd Dobler in “Say Anything” A career? I’ve thought about this quite a bit sir and I would have to say considering what’s waiting out there for me, I don’t want to sell anything, buy anything or process anything as a career. I dont want to sell anything bought or processed or […]