This post is a topic that’s difficult for me to talk about on the internet. It’s difficult, period. This April I went to the Alameda county courthouse with the woman I loved, and we filed a dissolution of marriage. I’m not ready to describe to the world at large what … Continue reading
I thought to myself, “You know what would be fun? Tutoring some kids on track to be engineers, but only if their parents are cool enough to wink at the whole thing and have some fun with it.” The cool thing about Craigslist is that you can throw something at … Continue reading
One thing that I’ve been seeing in the news entirely too much lately is how police in the East Bay have been dealing with protesters. They are wearing a lot of riot gear, and are quickly resorting to spraying chemicals and gasses, beating with weapons, and otherwise doing things that … Continue reading
I think one of my favorite things that I recently did while on BART was this: I was minding my own business when fifteen or twenty college kids got on the train, obviously they were really new to BART and really new to the bay area, and one of them … Continue reading
This spring I went to my first East Bay Bike Party, and it was really neat. There were a thousand people riding bikes together at night, with lights and awesome stereos on their bikes, and people were wearing costumes. We were mostly law abiding, polite, quiet in residential areas- it … Continue reading
This is a website that I’ve been reading almost since it was launched. It’s a nearly constant stream of people who have had these moments where they have an idea, make it happen, and then share it with the internet. http://hackaday.com/ Enjoy!
One of the things that I love about taking pictures is the excitement of it. I’m not saying that I like taking pictures because I think it’s exciting- I mean that taking a picture gives me a chance to capture that moment in time when I’m feeling excitement at what … Continue reading
Have you ever thought of something, maybe a gadget or invention that you wish you could go buy in a store, and then you realized that it didn’t exist? Or maybe you wanted to make a meaningful contribution to a cause, but could not find any existing organization set up … Continue reading