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Friday, October 15, 2004


Street performers at Fisherman's Wharf in SF


Alcatraz Island baby!


The gate to Chinatown in SF.


Becca and Katrina pointing at a giant tree on the Cal campus.


We also visited Berkeley, which looks rather like Fremont.


While we were on Treasure Island, there was a big Harley convention... here's a bunch of bikers.


Picture of where Katrina is living, from a park right on Treasure Island. The view here is of the city of SF, with the Bay Bridge on the left.


View from our hotel room, on the 25th floor of the Grand Hyatt in SF



DEA news Lollipops with heroin in them, along with other fun seizures from the DEA.

Wednesday, October 13, 2004

Wired News: Commerce One Sinking Fast What a shame, CMRC was once a great high flyer in the B2B market place. Arch enemies with Ariba, ARBA, which is doing ok at $11 (was once nearly $1000! back in the good ol days). Sniff, many fond memories :)

Segway | Concept Centaur Now this I might buy! The Segway Centaur, a 4-wheeled atv monster :)

Monday, October 11, 2004

Today's James Lileks, or, as I like to call it, "Why John Kerry is Unfit for the Presidency."

Sunday, October 10, 2004

Father of Deconstructionism Dies, If 'Death' Means Anything I'd have come up with my own headline, but I'm pretty sure I can't beat this one.

Math against terror. Pure math and social networking implemented against terrorism. The money quote? "I'm a pure mathematician, so I'm completely useless for the most part," Farley said.