Archive for September, 2007

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Sunday, September 30th, 2007

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Wednesday, September 26th, 2007

The Atone Phone

Thursday, September 20th, 2007

I promise not to make this a blog that just reposts all Comedy Central videos, but this one is very timely and also funny so here you go, from Stephen Colbert:

Politics meets SATC

Thursday, September 20th, 2007

I doubt you have to be a Sex and The City fan to appreciate this clip from The Daily Show called “Is American Ready for a Woman President?”, but if you are a SATC fan you are absolutely guaranteed to LOL.

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Wednesday, September 19th, 2007

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Tuesday, September 18th, 2007

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Monday, September 17th, 2007

Mystery image

Sunday, September 16th, 2007

I’ve long enjoyed cropping images into abstract sections. I like discovering sections of things I don’t necessarily notice otherwise. It’s related to Project 365: taking a photo every day. That also helps discover things in one’s surroundings that otherwise may go unnoticed.

Since it’s a slow Sunday and I just happened upon one in my photostream that I like, I thought I’d post it here:

Guess the image

Any ideas?

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Sunday, September 16th, 2007

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Saturday, September 15th, 2007

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Friday, September 14th, 2007

Does this work?

Thursday, September 13th, 2007

Here’s another find from my time in Switzerland, this time the Zürich Airport.


Approximate translation: “Pirating and counterfeiting is a bad sport: no rules, many fouls, only losers.”

This may actually sound better in English. Does “loser” have that extra connotation in German as it does in English? I didn’t think it did.

In any case, is an airport such a helpful place to put this, especially right near the business lounge in a relatively secluded area? Is any place a helpful place to put this? (I know there is a huge literature on the effectiveness of ad campaigns in various areas. I don’t know if there is any in this particular one.)

I saw this ad somewhere else, too, but I forget where. Have you seen ads of this sort elsewhere?

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Wednesday, September 12th, 2007

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Monday, September 10th, 2007

Details, details

Sunday, September 9th, 2007

Recently in Geneva, I was filling out this visitor card in a hotel. Notice anything peculiar?

Hotel registration card

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Saturday, September 8th, 2007