Working as the Crowd Cheers

It’s easy to keep working into the night if you have a soccer match with the constant cheers of the crowd in the background. It also helps if the match is a replay of a game (US vs. Czech Republic) that you would rather not focus on too much so that it’s...

Got Mint?

I finally ponied over the $30 for Shaun Inman’s web site statistics software, Mint. I talked to Shaun at SXSW. He’s a really nice guy, who also happens to be an excellent designer and programmer. I have been inspired by his code and design more than once....

How Old Am I?

I had dinner recently with several woman from ITNS – “the nurses,” as one friend coined them. It was the first time I had met most of them. The woman I had met with previously thought I was 24. I was flattered, of course. Another woman, whom I email a lot...

High on Amsterdam

I have been told I brought the nice weather from Barcelona here to Amsterdam. Yesterday, I think it was actually nicer than Barcelona. Amsterdam is a very stimulating city, on many levels. I have an excellent personal tour guide who has shown me a good deal of the...