Stumax 2

Digital Boogaloo

2015
Nov
19
The Koch intelligence agency - POLITICO
“Remember when billionaires used to give back to society by building parks and libraries and ...”
2014
Mar
Jul
22
Self-published books nearly a third of Amazon Kindle sales
“Wow. According to research done by AuthorEarnings.com, self-published books account for 31 percent of Kindle electronic ...”
Aug
05
Tom Brady is the loneliest quarterback on the planet
“We're all dorks, aren't we? We'll all find ourselves in some circumstance where coolness escapes ...”
Instill Confidence
“From Gaping Void's recent email: Instill Confidence. "I reflected that I had as yet done ...”
Sep
02
Link: A browser extension for color-blind users
“Daltonize.org: Daltonize in Google Chrome I was musing that there must be a browser extension for ...”
Oct
13
Link: The TSA really doesn't like it when you take your Nobel Prize in your carry on
“ This may be my favorite dialogue ever: Brian Schmidt won the 2011 Nobel Prize in ...”
2013
Jan
21
Quote: Doc on life as a race.
“A beautiful thought from Doc Searls, posted on Scripting.com. ”
Feb
14
Link: My new hero
“Very nice. Via John Moltz ”
16
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Why doesn’t anybody copy Apple?
“Horace Dedieu asks and answers a damn good question. But what I wonder is ...”
Mar
01
05
Link: Technologies of Surveillance
“Bruce Schneier on overreaching, often ineffective security measures: For example, press reports make the ...”
06
14
Link: The RSS Apocalypse
“My reaction to Google shutting down Reader is a lot like David Sparks': I feel ...”
21
Link: Scripting News: Ignore the Bigco's.
“Dave Winer thinks we have a problem to solve: It's nice that the Bigco's ...”
24
A blast from the past
“I'm still proud of the fact that I participated in the very first Ignite talk ...”
29
Link: Create In-A-Pinch Pinhole Reading Glasses with Your Fingers
“Amazing. This actually works: use your own fingers (or someone else's, I guess) as temporary ...”
30
Link: Review: Real Racing 3 for iOS needs to fix its payment model before it can shine | Macworld
“I completely agree with this Macworld review , especially the bottom line: Real Racing ...”
Apr
12
20
Link: High Scalability: Scaling Pinterest
“ Using mature, reliable, widespread tools isn’t just about scaling more easily — it’s ...”
Link: High Scalability: Scaling Pinterest
“ Using mature, reliable, widespread tools isn’t just about scaling more easily — it’s ...”
21
Link: Poor Richard's News - America, we need to talk about the Boston “lockdown” and manhunt for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
“A thought-provoking piece about policing in the wake of the Boston bombings. What police behavior ...”
Jul
10
LINK: Glass, Home and solipsism — Benedict Evans
“ One of the things you're supposed to work out some time in your ...”
Link: Create In-A-Pinch Pinhole Reading Glasses with Your Fingers
“Amazing. This actually works: use your own fingers (or someone else's, I guess) as temporary ...”
2012
Jan
Feb
Apr
Nov
13
23
24
Security is Dead
“Matt Honan's article for Wired on why passwords can no longer protect our information is ...”
25
ADN: Javier Bardem steals the show
“https://alpha.app.net/stumax/post/1506834 ”
26
The (Un)Obviousness of iCloud
“I have to agree wholeheartedly with this piece by Chris Bowler. I'm using iCloud a ...”
27
Serfing the Web
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2006
Apr
08
Gone Fishin'
“(UPDATE 8/24/10: I'm posting to a new site now: The Machine That Goes Ping. I'm ...”
2005
Jan
Apr
30
So long, and thanks anyway
“ My wife and I went to see Hitchhikers' Guide to the Galaxy last night. ...”
Jun
24
Early impressions from Gnomedex
“ I'm at Gnomedex this week. 300 geeks in a big room, 50 geeks in a ...”
Gnomedex: Does Microsoft subscribe to RSS?
“ Dean's Hachamovitch from MS. Coupla good laughs early. Good work. Like the ...”
Gnomedex: Roads and rails
“ Doug Kaye made the point that iTunes is going to start launching to 100,000,000 podcast ...”
Gnomedex: Rough Quote
“ Asa Dotzler (roughly): Given the choice between hearing what Ford Motor Company has to ...”
Gnomedex: Citizen Media, Reporting
“ Interesting. Dan Gilmore's suggesting making videos of community theatre and making them available on ...”
Gnomedex: Recipe for a successful open source project
“ Your front page has to have a Download button, screen shots, and two sentences that ...”
25
Gnomedex: Mindjet is wicked cool
“ Hobie Swan from Mindjet is demonstrating his visual outlining program. It looks wicked cool. ...”
Gnomedex: Julie Leung just blew me away
“ Julie Leung just gave a very powerful talk about the social and personal aspects of ...”
Gnomedex: Chris Pirillo: release your face under Creative Commons
“ Chris Pirillo has a great logo for Gnomedex. It's a cartoon caricature of his ...”
Gnomedex: The intersection of passion and technology
“ Gnomedex was amazing, and Saturday was a particularly rewarding day. Take Julie Leung's talk, ...”
Jul
31
Movie Review: Must Love Dogs
“ Short review: Must love bombs. Extended review: Must love sitting in the movie theatre ...”
Quote of the Day
“ John F. Kennedy: "We must never forget that art is not a form of propaganda; it ...”
Aug
04
Why I Hate Best Buy
“ So I left a brief comment at Lloyd's coffee blog pleading with him to never ...”
23
A personal remembrance of Bob Moog
“ I am lucky enough to have met Robert A. Moog, the engineer who changed the ...”
Sep
27
I'm a Coffee Session
“ Lloyd has flattered me beyond words by making me the subject of his fourth podcast. ...”
29
We'll miss him... by that much
“ Don Adams, TV's Maxwell Smart, is still alive and planning a new series starring the ...”
Nov
12
The future of Stumax.com
“This blog is dying. This is as apparent to me as it is to anyone ...”
29
Heck, I'm no expert. I just know what I like
“Ego alert: Dave Taylor was kind enough to include my comments as part of a ...”
2004
Jan
09
Discoveries
“Did a lot of reading today about the Louisiana Purchase. I have some notes ...”
10
Combien c'est Louisiana?
“I’m reading from Henry Adams’ “The history of the United States of America during the ...”
15
After the flood...
“Just finished reading all 250 posts to the Haiti newsgroup since I joined at the ...”
16
Silencing the Past
“From Silencing the Past - Power and the Production of History, by Michel-Rolph Trouillot, p ...”
19
On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 2004
“On today, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, KUOW played a “Speech delivered by Dr. Martin ...”
New Blog for Toussaint
“I have now created a separate blog for the Haiti- Toussaint-related posts and discussion. ...”
Feb
23
Funny Strange, Funny Ha-Ha
“From the Probably-Nobody-Cares Department, which is right next door to the Nobody's-Reading-This-Anyways department... My roommate says ...”
Mar
16
Waking Life, Conscious Mind
“In the PBS television series Cosmos, "Carl Sagan":www.carlsagan.com attempted to describe how humans are trapped ...”
22
Miserere
“'We ugly! But we here!' - JAMAICAOBSERVER.COM bq. The so-called new prime minister of Haiti is ...”
28
Lost in Research-tion
“I've been getting lost in research for "The Louverture Project":www.stumax.com/tlp for a lot of the ...”
Apr
20
Music is Hell
“The Recording Industry Association of America's shrill crusade to end music piracy is making in-roads ...”
May
03
Flaming Wings
“I haven't talked about the Stanley Cup Playoffs yet, 'cause I don't want to jinx ...”
Jun
07
Dutch Treat
“Best line of the day on Reagan, overheard on the "O'Franken Factor":www.ofrankenfactor.com (this is not ...”
21
Del-icious
“Thanks to a recommendation from my good friend Jodi Chase, I had my first "Del's":www.dels.com ...”
24
Killing time on the train from Providence.
“As much as I love Seattle, I do enjoy being back on the East Coast. ...”
Jul
23
On Alan Moore...
“Okay, so commenter Robotech_Master made a fair point about Salon.com's ad policy and prompted me ...”
28
O-BAM-a
“Damn. I just caught Barack Obama's speech from yesterday (you can "watch it here":http://www.dems2004.org/site/apps/nl/newsletter3.asp?c=luI2LaPYG&b=125925; ...”
Aug
15
The Old Ways Are Dead
“Wow. This line from "gapingvoid":http://www.gapingvoid.com/Moveable_Type/archives/000908.html hit me like a ton of bricks: bq. The old ...”
Sep
11
Three Years Later
“I was living in North Bend, Washington, a tiny town nestled in the foothills of ...”
17
On technology and culture shifts
“I was inspired by "this discussion over at 2blowhards.com":http://www.2blowhards.com/archives/001656.html to leave a very long comment, ...”
Oct
13
9/11 Didn't Change Everything
“ Andrew Cline at Rhetorica writes: Last week I began to notice the assertion "everything changed on ...”
15
Don't Blame Me for Not Doing More to Fight the Soft Bigotry of Low Expectations
“ I drafted a post a while ago on this topic, but I've never quite finished ...”
2003
Nov
29
Well, now. That was an adventure.
“Singed a bit, were we? I can barely believe it. I've successfully navigated through the ...”
Two articles about Haiti
“My girlfriend pointed out this newspaper article to me about the horrendous living conditions of ...”
30
The manila folder people loved my Grandfather
“I've spent the last 3 hours sorting Grandfather's Toussaint-related files. Man there's a bunch ...”
Dec
01
Korngold's Toussaint
“I'm reading Ralph Korngold's Citizen Toussaint today. Uncle Jay says this book, published in ...”
Driving the Nostalgia Bus down Memory Lane
“I spent a couple hours sorting through the rest of the cards that I found ...”
What the heck is this, anyway?
“I'm not sure what I want this site to be. I want it to ...”
04
So what else is new?
“It's cold and rainy in Seattle today. The wind was whipping around this morning, ...”
More from Korngold
“p 61 "[Toussaint} knew that the Negroes were oppressed not becase they were Negroes, ...”
05
Toussaint in from the beginning?
“I got my new PowerBook today, so I can hardly concentrate, but here goes... Korngold makes ...”
07
RK for Sunday
“Korngold p 101 Speculates on Toussaint's reason for choosing the name Louverture. I ...”
Toussaint plays
“Stumbled across references to a couple of Toussaint-related productions. Danny Glover starred as TL ...”
08
Surfing the waves of change.
“Sometimes I can hardly believe that Toussaint accomplished what he did. His growth as ...”
11
Toussint's flaws; Napoleon's designs
“Toussaint made a fatal error in not confiding his plans in his generals. His ...”
12
The story is about land (?)
“This is an intriguing idea - that the meta-meaning of the revolution was less about ...”
19
Vancouver
“Louise and I left Seattle at about 4:30 on December 16th, 2003, just in time ...”
23
Remembering Mary Maxwell Lombard
“Monday, December 22, 2003 - O'Hare International Airport, Chicago, IL Despite a threat level of Orange, ...”
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