Monthly Archives: May 2009

Dear Wall Street Journal, I’m unsubscribing. Here’s why:

I just wanted to write and let you know that I will be canceling my Kindle subscription to your newspaper. Let me begin by sharing with you an email I received this morning from the Amazon Kindle Team: Hello, As … Continue reading

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Infinite Summer

This morning, I spotted Kottke’s post about Infinite Summer, which is a book club that aims to read David Foster Wallace’s Infinite Jest in its entirety (endnotes and all) between June 21st and September 22nd. The book club has a … Continue reading

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Tree man

This is Tree Man. He measures 12 inches wide by 18 inches tall on slightly off-white archival paper. Line work was done with a Koh-i-noor black pen and the coloring was done with Faber-Castell Pitt art pens. For sale.

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Bloggers, beware: Old media wants to undermine your authority and scare you into silence (whether they know it or not)

Since I first bought my Kindle 2, I’ve been subscribed to the Wall Street Journal, reading it every morning before I start my regular day of reading through my feeds. Before this, I hadn’t read the newspaper daily in years … Continue reading

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Poorly-formatted-for-the-Kindle graphic novels now finally viewable on Kindle for iPhone app

My biggest gripe about the Kindle to date has been the first purchase I ever made for the device: City of Glass: The Graphic Novel. I bought this graphic novel when I only had the Kindle for iPhone application, the … Continue reading

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Pandora in Fluid is better than Pandora Desktop app

If you’ve never heard of Pandora before and you like music, you should stop whatever you are currently doing and check it out. Pandora is currently in the news for a new premium service, Pandora One, that for $36 a … Continue reading

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iPhone 3.0 or Palm Pre?

Rumors are exploding about iPhone 3.0 specs and today we finally found out when the Palm Pre is scheduled to arrive, and it’s soon. My big question: which one handles the internet better? The iPhone has been the big winner … Continue reading

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