Best pizza this decade. Half number two (granny smith apples, smoked Gouda, and roasted walnuts) and half this week’s special (grilled eggplant and parmesan with a dank tomato sauce).
Running? Check. Rest of today: WordCamp Portland, soft-relaunch ONA conference homepage, prep Daily Emerald presentation for tomorrow, Edit Flow refactoring and driving to Eugene.
Wednesday night: Delta non-stop flight from JFK to PDX. Michelle got a bulkhead seat, and I an exit row, so she traded the guy sitting next to me. Thursday: few calls in the morning, purchased new running shoes, hour swim at The MAC, delicious lunch… Continue reading →
Heatmap visualization of where I’ve been in three cities I most commonly visit, based on 1030 check-ins on Foursquare and a neat tool called Where Do You Go found via Zach Seward. New York Portland Eugene Pretty neat. The hotspots in each city are most… Continue reading →
I’m moving to Brooklyn at the end of the month, more on that later, and need to unload the bulky household items I’ve accumulated over the past few years. These include: TEAC stereo, 125 watt KLH subwoofer, two bookshelf speakers, and four floor speakers Matching… Continue reading →
Creativity tip: if you have a hankering for a massive salad, but don’t know what to put on it, go to the salad bar and make a list of everything available. Then, go to the veggie section of the grocery store, and buy everything on… Continue reading →
David Wolman and Marshall Kirkpatrick (@marshallk) led the conversation for the last panel this afternoon. Informational interviews are a key part of finding stories, David says. He consumes a lot of coffee, talks with people about what they’re working on, and then also asks about… Continue reading →
The lunch session at SPJ’s Building a Better Journalist conference today was YAPOTFON, or Yet Another Panel On The Future Of News. Conversation was facilitated by President-elect Hagit Limor (@hlimor). DJ Wilson is the President and General Manager of the KGW Media Group in Portland…. Continue reading →
A few co-conspirators and I want to hold a BarCamp on Sunday, October 25th, the day after the SPJ regional conference at the University of Oregon. For those who have never attended one, a BarCamp is an “ad-hoc gathering born from the desire for people… Continue reading →
On Tuesday, July 21 around 11 pm Pacific, I stumbled across a serious information security flaw in DuckWeb, the University of Oregon’s student information portal. For some of the work I’ve been doing with Publish2, I’ve been paying close attention to the composition and beauty of URLs. When printing out my degree audit for a trip down to Eugene the next day, I realised that the print version of the degree audit had a unique string of digits at the end of the URL. Curious, I changed the last two, refreshed, and ended up with someone else’s degree audit.