Snippits

Resurrecting DocBug

I started blogging at DocBug back in 2003 as a way to think through my ideas about technology, culture, and whatever else was on my mind that didn’t fit LiveJournal’s vibe. For several years I was posting three to four times a week, sometimes spending hours researching a post, but after I got married and …

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Loon shutting down

[Originally posted to LinkedIn 9/23/2021, migrated to DocBug 2/10/2022.] As many of you know, Loon is shutting down. We landed our final balloon a few months ago, and while a few folks are still helping with the wind down, most of us (including myself) have moved on. Delivering wireless internet via high-altitude balloons was always …

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Halloween costumes from Portal 2

Halloween costumes from Portal 2 this year. Next year I think I’ll push for a nice simple Dracula costume :). [Migrated from Google+]

Atlas (from Portal 2) Halloween costume

Close to finishing my son’s Halloween costume (just need to do legs and a portal gun). Biggest problem is that it’s too heavy on his shoulders to wear comfortably. I really need to figure out a better harness or padding. [Migrated from Google+]

Coffee Computers and Song

Filk album put out by a former coworker of mine — take a listen. [Migrated from Google+]

Puka Dog (Koloa, Hawaii)

The best hot dogs on the planet, IMHO. Puka Dog Hawaiian Style Hot Dogs, 5300 Punahoa Place, Koloa, HI, United States [Migrated from Google+]

Pondering…

If Texas secedes, will we have to move the wall?