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Mission Street Food, how I wish I was back in SF for one more meal

Yesterday I talked about my great iPhone map experience of not getting lost in SF because of technology. Today I thought I’d go in a different low–fi dinning experience direction. […]

Exporting Airplaine Music Player Info

Having a couple hours to push around a bunch of buttons in front of me as I flew from JFK to SFO, I thought it would be interesting to explore […]

Link Drop (7·10·09)

July is here and with that comes the Tour de France. I’ve found a number of bike and tour related stuff that is shows the sport in perhaps a slightly […]

A couple Stanford d.school students try converting people on the freeway

A friend passed me on a video of a project designed by some Stanford d.school students. The process and explanation of the project is quite smart, though their hypothesis maybe […]

I’m so happy to be here

I’m not sure if the wait of three days in an airport will ever make me trust Air Canada again, but I’m so happy to be back in NYC. The […]

A couple thoughts about airport living

This is day three of trying to fly back to NYC from Toronto. The irony that it only took four days to drive from Edmonton to NYC (2,500 miles) last […]

the Moleskine City Blogs

Everyone likes Moleskine though sadly my nomination of it for the People’s Design Award didn’t win. Then there was the Moleskine City Guides, a pretty good idea for the closet […]

Virgin Galactic

I snapped this image at Wired’s Nextfest over the weekend in NYC. You can check out more about Virgin Galactic at http://www.virgingalactic.com/

Setting that goal

Goal setting: do you set your goals as the person you are today, or for the person you’re going to be when you reach them? That question and many more […]

Crumpler mini matches

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NYC Groove

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Right about now

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Visiting NYC

I’ll be in NYC mid next week. If you have any suggestions on things to see or do, please speak up. I guess the question becomes, do you visit the […]

Montreal, a “City of Design”

The Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization awarded Montreal a “UNESCO City of Design”. The only other cities to have been given the award are Buenos […]

The Robot Show in Calgary

It sure seems like if you’re a designer and like to be active, UPPERCASE would be the first place to visit if you head to Calgary. Aside from the cool […]

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