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Google Plus Invites

It turns out that one of my good friends has been working on Google Plus! Very cool. It seems to have some quirks, but it’s been fun playing around with their interface. Some of their UI details remind me of … Continue reading

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How not to work in the USA

As I mentioned in my last post, for the past few months I have spent some time working remotely. I work for a company in the USA that has been extremely flexible about letting me work remotely, and I am … Continue reading

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Rethinking Planning

Apologies for the long delay in posts. The run-up to and through the summer has been eventful, especially on the personal front where I have been spending about two weeks living and working (remotely) from Israel. Quite a change of … Continue reading

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American Airlines Shoutout

I flew from Chicago O’Hare to Washington Reagan this weekend to visit some friends that recently bought a condo and have a baby on the way — double congrats! I toted along a bonsai tree as a housewarming gift, which … Continue reading

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International Flight Patterns

I found this fascinating, both as a frequent flier and just as a modern human: Each yellow dot represents an aircraft in flight. At the start of the video, the “shadow” representing nighttime covers the Eastern US, the Atlantic, Europe/Africa … Continue reading

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The New York Summer Puzzles

Last summer I put together a series of riddles/puzzles that were intended to be solved over the course of a week visiting New York both with and without the help of the internet. The puzzles or clues were similar to … Continue reading

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AAdvantage Lifetime Goal-d

I came across a thread recently on FlyerTalk that brought up the point that all miles count towards the AAdvantage Million Mile/Lifetime Gold; i.e it doesn’t matter if the miles were flown, bonus, earned from credit card purchases, etc. Although … Continue reading

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Custom Guitar Pedals

I’ve never had a chance to play around with guitar pedals (except when I played at the House of Blues in Chicago, which is a whole different story), but I was intrigued when I read about a new product from … Continue reading

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Wait, they don’t have *any* snow?

We have been in San Francisco this weekend exploring. On Friday, we had food and beer in Mountain View at the Tied House. To me, the valley seems very suburban, but I suspect (and am assured) that I am mistaken … Continue reading

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Duplicates: Part I

An interesting thing happened to me when I started splitting my time between two cities. Unshockingly, I found that I needed two of many things. While this is to be expected with the necessities in life, it has had some … Continue reading

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