But like millions of other players I will happily spend untold hours cruising...– Grand Theft Auto IV: Dystopian Liberty City - New York Times
I could be giving myself a little Twiter snooze...
My attention has been getting fragmented quite a bit and I need to focus on some things without the distractions. This either means you might not hear much from me on twitter…or, check me out on BriteKite.
TwitterSnooze! v0.1 →
This could really come in handy. Found this morning on twitter h/t @pistachio The inspiration: merlin: Every social site with “friends” functionality needs a per-friend “snooze” functionality, along the lines of: When I’m logged-in, silently hide all new [tweets | journal entries | photos | links | foo] by this friend for n days Whether it’s necessitated by an overblogged conference, a...
I am writing to let you know that one of your photos with a Creative Commons...– I’ve been Schmaped. I have not seen this “Map Guide” before. But it is available online as well as a desktop app. I said yes to being included cause it does look interesting. Check back in late May to see what happens.
Regina Spektor - Apres Moi
Soaring to Success the Low-Tech Way |... →
A good blog post can change your whole outlook. If you can get over all your shit-talking about BHB, maybe what you might want to try and do is utilize the individual RSS Feeds they have offered up for readers. The contributors are dropping pearls every single day.
Little known Flickr fact:
If your post a beautiful home to your account late in the evening, Russian Mail order brides will ping you. …and if you’re lucky. You might even get a German death metal fan.
...as commented on the Inman blog post today
I feel both lucky and unlucky when heading to the pump. Being as San Francisco is roughly 7X7 miles square, I don’t burn through fuel a whole lot. On the other hand, when I do fill up, I believe we have to be of the highest in the nation when it comes to gas prices. Just yesterday it was $4.33 per gallon for premium. Were I do feel it is in deciding to fly or drive on weekend trips and...
2 bedroom; Close to MUNI; NO Dogs; 21 Birds OK →
Anyone who lives in the city knows it can be difficult to find a pet-friendly apartment. My landlord ok’d my dog, since he is “smaller than a cat”. Personally, as a lover of animals, I think…
Getting baked before shooting AKs at the Taliban:... →
Wired defense technology blogger Noah Shachtman says, Smoking weed can improve your performance in all sorts of activities — from playing reggae music to watching Battlestar…
Party Like it’s Friday! Beale Street Bar and... →
Greetings dear readers! I’m happy to present to you a weekly addition to SF Metblogs! Every Wednesday, I’ll pick a bar to write about and present my take and experience in hopes of giving you…
World food crisis roundup (Ablogistan) →
Spring fever renders me unfit to tackle big issues... →
Teri, I somehow knew the subject matter was right up your alley… Yeah. Well. There are always heavy duty posts on Bloodhound and I do my best to keep up. Lately, I’ve been percolating my own brand of seriousness. Here’s what I’ve been thinking about: Web 2.0 is…
Brainpower Rankings of the top 100 metros
I apparently lost at the battle for hometown brainpower today. I found this out via email from my wife (she loves everything about stats and rankings.) Read em and weep: Memphis comes in at 82 as Fresno barely squeaks in at 93. Good thing we have convened in the brainy City By the Bay which makes it up the the top 10 at #6.
Access Denied: report on Internet censorship... →
A new exhaustive study called “Access Denied” tells the whole story of Internet censorship around the world: Many countries around the world block or filter Internet content, denying access to…
Google is Making Its Impact Felt in the Mapping... →
First, on Monday, it was announced that the KML format is now an international standard supported by the Open Geospatial Consortium. Google Earth Blog coverage - Google Earth’s KML Now…
Bitching is the killer app for Twitter →
It sucks. It blows. It’s useless. It’s too expensive. It feels too cheap. It doesn’t do enough. It’s too complex. They don’t care. Bitching is such a succinct form of expression. It doesn’t require…
Maybe there is a deeper yearning out there for freedom from choice.– Peter Gabriel offers Filter to cut online clutter (via jeffturner) I like the idea of anything filtering out the junk while I search for common items on the web (bring it on!) Just signed up to test , BC
(via muxtape) hip hop .. remember it?
This album “Consolers of the Lonely” is on my list of Must Buys. There sight is also amazingly retro cool. cira 1982 It actually functions suprisingly well.
Housing prices map with transport costs included →
Alex sez, “At Worldchanging, we just did a post on how high a percentage of their monthly budgets many families are now paying for their cars, and why many “expensive” close-in neighborhoods are…
George Soros on Charlie Rose →
chrisbrogan: $1125 USD on AndrewBaron's account so... →
chrisbrogan: $1125 USD on AndrewBaron’s account so far. # BradCoy: @chrisbrogan holy crap! $1125. That’s insane 2 minutes later …
GroupTweet Enhances Twitter (Mike Gunderloy/Web... →
Mike Gunderloy / Web Worker Daily: GroupTweet Enhances Twitter — One of the persistent complaints about Twitter is that it doesn’t offer any sort of “group” functionality:…
Conquering Fear of Blogging →
Three different friends over the last two days have told me about their fear of creating, a fear of blogging. They each had their own demons to wrestle: perfectionism, failure,…
A disappointed San Francisco →
A massive crowd along the Embarcadero awaits the Olympic Torchbearers that will never arrive. All of my photos from todays fiasco. Scott Beale has some great photos and video over at …
Nude Olympic Torch Run! →
Who knows if this is for real… had to post it though. We already have a quorum for a nude torch run to happen after the official run. We are inviting you and your nude friends to join us. This is…
...Just check this out. Very cool →
Electrolicious » 52 Nights Unplugged →
The Already Big Thing on the Internet: Spying on... →
an interesting article on twwetstats today prompted @jimturner to send me the link to this article. How private do you think your stats are on the web?… and do you even care?
Which Community to You Live In? →
Economists think about reality in terms of markets. In practice, a market is just an abstraction, and drawing the limits of markets out of actual information is a difficult task. Consider the social…
Wouldn’t it be great if we said no blogger or journalist could write a story...– In Web World of 24/7 Stress, Writers Blog Till They Drop - New York Times (via jeffturner)
For the Web 2.0 crowd creating businesses, as well as the post-Web 2.0 crowd...– Cafe Capitalism, San Francisco Style - New York Times
How Twitter, FriendFeed & Lifestreaming are... →
Make the Most of Muxtape: A Field Guide to... →
Announcements: Become a Star Commenter →
I find this very interesting.
Attention fellow music nerds!
The re-release of Stranger’s Almanac from the band Whiskeytown has dropped as a double-LP. “Whiskeytown, a highly acclaimed founding band of the alt-country/No Depression scene, launched the solo career of four-time Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter-guitarist Ryan Adams as well as that of fiddler-singer-songwriter Caitlin Cary. Now the group’s 1997 major label debut album, an...
April 3rd 2008 is “GOOD PEOPLE DAY” Pass it on Posted April 2nd, 2008 by Gary Vaynerchuk @AndyKaufan posted on Agent Genius last night about this. I’m thinking it’s high energy and high time in the right direction! All day today, I’m dropping tweets to show and tell about the GOODNESS around me in my world. How about you. By the...
A Letter To Herb Caen →
Today would have been The Best Who Ever Did It’s 92nd birthday… Dear Herb, You began writing a daily column for The Chronicle on July 5th, 1938. It was a magical time in a faraway city that…
The word “bull” itself may have derived from the Old French boul...– http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bullshit As in, the last wonderful politico Chain Email that was forwarded to me by a friend as well as about 100 others.
Did Your Shopping List Kill a Songbird? - New York... →
More reasons to eat organic
Zeitgeist to be Replaced by Borders « Mission... →
…Not quintessential at all. Or is it? April fools follow up…. Another big box book store in today’s market. NAH :P thanks for reading. note the follow up: http://missionmission.wordpres… - Allan Hough
Democracy for Drunks: Washington Square May Become... →
At this year’s North Beach Festival, the nabes wants to make the park a sobriety zone. Why? Well, because they see the square as “the neighborhood’s backyard.” (Aren’t backyards…
These days, she is a host of a gathering in Williamsburg called Home Buying for...– Sisters in Idiosyncrasy