Larry Hosken: New: Tag: personal-organization

Turns out my net hookup is too slow for onlive service. Now trying to find a place to put an Xbox in this tiny apartment. May involve hollowing out a wall and adding a load-bearing television set. ...

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Kindle for Book Editors: I'm doing it wrong A while back, I smugly tweeted that I was using my Kindle to read early-draft books by friends of mine. (Hi, Curtis! Hi, Piaw!) These weren't detailed mark-up-every-sentence read-throughs. Just ga...

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Book Report: Giant Robot 55 I don't know if anyone mailed an announcement to the Bay Area Night Game list about the upcoming BANG 19, a.k.a. a "simulcast" of Seattle's SNAP 4. I don't want to think about it. I'm too sleepy to...

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Book Report: Keeping Found Things Found This book's title is misleading: it make sense. This book's preface is misleading: it makes sense, too. It took a while before I realized that the book was noodling all over the place but not actual...

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Book Report: Better You think I read this book because of my recent hospital visit, but I swear it was already on my to-do list. And it's not just about medicine. Sort of. This book, by Atul Gawande, is sort of about...

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Site Update: Contact, Links I updated the site's Contact and Links pages. A few months back, Gavin Bell gave a talk at work. He mentioned in passing how various folks are using hCard to say "this web page is about a perso...

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Book Report: Dreaming in Code Tomorrow is Buy Nothing Day, but I'll probably buy some food. Usually, I Buy Nothing for Buy Nothing Day. To make that work, I stock up on food ahead of time. I was going to do that late Wednesday...

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Book Report: Star Smashers of the Galaxy Rangers Context matters. At work, I'm sitting in a new area with some folks who don't know me very well. Today, someone asked for some help making a decision. I didn't have an opinion, so I sought an exec...

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Book Report: JPod I bought an episode of Sam & Max. I hoped that there would be good jokes. I was nervous that it wouldn't run on my windows machine. It's a laptop, so I figured it doesn't have a 3D graphics card...

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Puzzle Hunts are Everywhere, even Agile Programming I haven't memorized the Braille alphabet nor the Morse alphabet. I even set up a little Morse training drill web program dealie, learned a little more Morse that way. But it doesn't stick. When I'...

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