Monthly Archives: March 2006

Interviewed by Chris Pirillo

One of the cool things to see at South by Southwest is all the DIY podcasters interviewing people out in the halls. The one and only Chris Pirillo surprised me by sticking a microphone in my face and the result is … Continue reading

Posted in Misc | Leave a comment

The World’s Tallest Woman

I’m not sure exactly what needs to be said, but I think it’s important that this story be passed around: The Biggest Wish of Asia’s Tallest Woman. More pictures here and another here. Via Shanghaist

Posted in China | Leave a comment

The Dilbert Blog

Scott Adams has been blogging for a month or so and it’s generally brilliant. A representative sample: I should note that I’m a vegetarian, but only for selfish reasons. Saving critters from pain is an excellent goal if it’s practical. … Continue reading

Posted in Misc | Leave a comment

The Future of Computer UI?

Someone just pointed me to a very cool demo of what looks like the future of touchscreen interaction. Make sure you watch the video. Since refining the FTIR (frustrated total internal reflection) sensing technique, we’ve been experimenting with a wide … Continue reading

Posted in Misc | Leave a comment

SXSW Report

South by Southwest rocked. I met a ton of interesting, creative people and came away with a lot of ideas. I definitely will be there next year and may even propose an idea for a panel. Hands down, the best … Continue reading

Posted in Misc | Leave a comment

Giving Capitalism a Bad Name

One lesson I learned early in my entrepreneurial adventures is the Golden Rule: He who has the gold makes the rules. And I’m fine with that. I am generally a cheerleader for capitalism, free markets, risk taking, and the failures … Continue reading

Posted in Misc | Leave a comment

China’s version of Google.com

This is disturbing: Today, out of curiousity, I wanted to find out the average of a first child in the United States.I typed in www.google.com, entered the search term “average of first child united states,” and guess what the first … Continue reading

Posted in Misc | Leave a comment

Confession

Even though I’m on the Naturally Boulder Task Force, I must admit that I adore instant mashed potatoes.

Posted in Misc | Leave a comment

Clever Interaction Game at South by Southwest

Next weekend I’m going to my first South by Southwest Interactive and I’m pretty psyched. I’ve heard nothing but good things about it and have been impressed with the steady stream of announcements and community blog postings about all the … Continue reading

Posted in Misc | Leave a comment

Physicists Amaze Me

So I’m reading this article about how melting ice in Antarctica is raising the sea levels. Pretty scary stuff, but I got distracted from fretting about global warming when I read how they measure it: The study, published in the … Continue reading

Posted in Technology | Leave a comment