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Monthly Archives: January 2012
There’s an on-ramp to the Seattle I-5 express lanes two blocks from where I work. It would take me less than a minute to get my car from parking spot to highway if I were allowed to use it. Unfortunately, … Continue reading
If buildings don’t have a 13th floor, do server farms avoid having a rack 404? – My name is Jon Friesch, and I avoid stepping on cracks and walking under ladders (although I do occasionally run with scissors).
This has happened to most of us, I think. You’re checking your email or perusing Facebook when you see a notification that some name from your past that you haven’t seen or thought about since high school, middle school or … Continue reading
Just came from Albertson’s – our local grocery store – where I took this picture of their egg display. Obviously, the Research Department in Albertson’s Egg Division told them that people purchase eggs in three quantities – one dozen (12), … Continue reading
Google seems to have their tentacles into everything these days. And from that involvement in your digital life, they’re coming up with profiles for all of us. Want to see what they think of you? Click here to get your … Continue reading
- My name is Jon Friesch, and these are the sorts of things that keep me up at night.
I just read an excellent article in Vanity Fair called You Say You Want a Devolution by Kurt Andersen. The general premise, best summarized from the excerpt below, is that American culture has always changed dramatically over any 20 year … Continue reading
This morning, I read in my work email that our CEO is moving his periodic company newsletter from text and graphics to video. In his words, he is “leveraging the unique energy of video.” Meanwhile, I had already made a … Continue reading
A friend of mine forwarded to me this tweet from Heather Armstrong (known to many as “Dooce”) – which I assume was something she said to her kids: “You guys, Wolverine had to grow up without tickle fights.” Truer words…