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Gnomedex 5.0

March 15th, 2005 · No Comments

Gnomedex 5.0 has been announced for June 23 – 25 in Seattle. I’ll be there – will you?

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I’ll never kiss my geek again if that is the definition of geek…

January 28th, 2005 · 3 Comments

Dinnertime with Ted/Daddy can be funny and delightful. I haven’t blogged details of many of these adventures over the dining table, keeping them a secret aspect of our family culture . But last night’s was a good one. Ted was heading out the door to go to his local group which has named themselves “Geeks”. [...]

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Example of “volunteer”: Wikipedia

January 25th, 2005 · No Comments

The other day Abigail asked me, “What is a volunteer?” She was reading a newspaper article on the aquarium and wanted to know what it was that she had to wait until sixteen to do. Since we’re an open source family of sorts, I knew I needed to explain not only the word but the [...]

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The Doctor is In the Inbox: computers as doors and windows

December 12th, 2004 · 2 Comments

One of the wonders of the week has been sending and receiving emails with Michaela’s opthamologist. This is the first time we’ve communicated on-line with a health care provider, and it’s been fun and fast. I signed up with the practice’s secure system on Saturday and at 7:51 Monday morning, our doctor replied to us. [...]

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“How about someone who answers all his e-mail…but develops a heart problem?”

December 4th, 2004 · No Comments

I liked this article in Sunday’s Seattle Times titled too connected [are we multitasking ourselves to death?] The article focusses on David Levy, a professor in the University of Washington’s School of Information as well as the technological rapids of cognitive overload. Today, we can do more. And do more, faster. And do more, faster, [...]

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