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YoMoBlog August 30, 2006

Posted by TimTheFoolMan in Blogging, Technology.
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The previous post went through YoMoBlog.com, one of Dave Winer’s apps on scripting.com. It seems to work as advertised.

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Mobile Posting August 30, 2006

Posted by TimTheFoolMan in Technology.
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This is my first attempt at posting a blog entry from my phone. Even with T9 messaging, its kind of tedious, but I can see where it might be ok with a text oriented phone. Oh well!

Blinded by the Lights August 27, 2006

Posted by TimTheFoolMan in color blindness, Science & Technology, Technology.
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Color blindness sucks.

Let me rephrase. Being “red-green pastel color-blind,” along with roughly 10% of the male population, in a world where color vision is assumed, really sucks.

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To elaborate further, what really sucks is that so many of the components of everyday life in the United States demand usable color vision. It’s not just a matter of convenience, it’s a matter of safety. (more…)

He’s off to school… August 21, 2006

Posted by TimTheFoolMan in Family, Parenting/Children.
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…and this morning, as I looked at the Senior picture beside my bed, I realized the hardest part.

Not seeing him every day.

He’s a morning person, so even when it wasn’t a school day, he was up by 7:00am. (That made him mad, because even when he could sleep late, he didn’t.) So invariably, by this time of the morning, SportsCenter would already be on, and he’d be sitting in the living room, eating cereal, ready to start the day.

This business of your kids growing up and going off to school… really sucks.

“Fine” Marketing: Reggie Bush and Adidas August 17, 2006

Posted by TimTheFoolMan in Football, Humor, Morality, Sports, Stupidity.
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If you’re a fan of American Football, it’s hard to have missed Reggie Bush’s performance in last weekend’s preseason game against the Tennessee Titans. Beyond some deft moves on the field, Bush demonstrated that his marketing team is just as agile at dodging NFL marketing rules as he is at dodging would-be tacklers.

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By wearing cleats that show a logo other than Nike or Reebok, Reggie Bush has violated one of the most important rules in the NFL: Thou shalt not market brands outside of our established relationships. (more…)