Tag Archives: California

The letter to Anna Eshoo that wasn’t

This morning I read in The Wall Street Journal that apparently Anna Eshoo, whose district includes my hometown, was joining the NIMBY crackpot brigade that opposes California High Speed Rail. Terribly disappointed, this is the letter I wrote and was … Continue reading

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If you haven’t heard, I am in California the entire summer to work on a startup. If you’re nearby, come by the Bay Area and say hi!

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There is something so inspiring reading about and seeing this house. It’s definitely the first modern/contemporary house I’ve seen in a while that I’d really want to live in.

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Full Steam Ahead

Face value | Mr High-speed Europe | Economist.com TGV accounts for only one-third of SNCF revenues, but its fat margins lifted the railway to a profit of €695m in 2006, after fees paid to RFF, the track owner, are taken … Continue reading

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Whistle blower site taken offline A controversial website that allows whistle blowers to anonymously post government and corporate documents has been taken offline in the US. Wikileaks.org, as it is known, was cut off from the internet following a California … Continue reading

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Dutch Friends, Need Some US iPhone Help?

Robert asked me to take his busted iPhone in for service, so I figure I might as well widen the call: does anyone in Amsterdam want help with an iPhone, whether buying one or getting one repaired? I’ll be in … Continue reading

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Well Said, Hillary

Hillary Clinton on the Daily Show in 2003:

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Death Penalty Focus

Death Penalty Focus is a group I’ve been following for a while on their email list and I really admire their work. Mostly (completely?) based in California, they work to end the death penalty. They sponsor lectures, protests, letter writing … Continue reading

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