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Taking Stock of the iPod + iTunes User Experience

In April of 2003, I chronicled my first experience using the iTunes music store in a blog entry titled Tuning In, Turning Up, and Taking Change. Already it feels like the new thing, making the way things were seem like such an ancient memory (if not ethically questionable). In minutes I had downloaded and purchased […]


fatherhood, journal, user experience, view

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Stumbling Towards the Purpose Within

I’ve long accepted the fact that the job I go to everyday shouldn’t be the primary place to go searching for self-worth and fulfillment in my life. Don’t get me wrong. That’s in no way meant to disparage any circumstance or person in my career, past or present. I’ve enjoyed my gigs fondly enough. It’s […]


culture, journal

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On Theory

For no particular reason, here are a few of my favorite theories. Capitalism – The free market idea has appealed to me ever since I could choose between Matchbox and Hot Wheels. Socialism – Because nobody said Capitalism was perfect. Postmodernism – This wasn’t really an option for me as an art student. Not to […]


Goodbye, Max

Max was with us for a good 9 years. Unfortunately, after we learned that he’d been diagnosed with diabetes, which would have been entirely treatable, the doctors discovered cancer–unlikely to be treatable. We’ll miss you, buddy.


journal, stinkyface

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It’s Like Living With a 2-Year-Old

Happy Birthday little man! (Flickr commentary exceptionally maintained by mom, as usual.)


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