Catsy’s in town and knows how Yuka feels

December 27, 2007

Check out Catspaw’s Guide to Toronto Weather. Catsy, Ken, Elizabeth, Rochelle and Jeremy are coming over for dinner tonight. And Jeremy’s cooking. I’m cringing, Ken is mellowing, Elizabeth’s scoffing, Yuka’s avoiding, and Catsy and Shelly will be bonding. Looking forward to it.

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OLPC donation extended to Dec. 31

December 24, 2007

OLPC donation program means you can buy two, and keep one! I’ve got 2 on the way.

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Nice and Villefranche on Flickr

December 22, 2007

Just updated Provence Winter 2007 with shots of Nice and Villefranche today. This is a fav:

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Transylvanian Society of Dracula Meeting, Sighisoara (Transylvania), May 2007

December 22, 2007

Mark has some great pictures up at Transylvanian Society of Dracula Meeting, Sighisoara (Transylvania), May 2007

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Hotel Welcome, Villefranche

December 22, 2007

Yuka and I are on the move again, or were. Have decamped from Nice, and are now in Villefranche for a couple of days. This is our hotel, Welcome, made famous it seems by Jean Cocteau, though I don’t know why. The place has his images and designs everywhere, and it is rather wonderful. Our […]

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OLPC struggles to realize ambitious vision – washingtonpost.com

December 21, 2007

This is a great little article on OLPC: OLPC struggles to realize ambitious vision – washingtonpost.com. It highlights what I’ve always thought was a flaw in the program: organizing the project through governments. I know there are many people working with governments who have vision and insight, JuliaD comes to mind, but in general the […]

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Steve’s Python Initiative

December 21, 2007

For immediate release: Operation Python (O.P.) Stops Skim Scams (SSS) Many of us have been victims of “skimming”, when sales staff, waiters, or waitresses illegally skim an extra copy of our credit card. Some of the more sophisticated skim scams are perpetrated by store managers, and even higher-level officials within large organizations. Although the credit […]

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Surveillance Camera Rights – Watching the Watchers – Popular Mechanics

December 21, 2007

Sousveillance makes Popular Mechanics in: Surveillance Camera Rights – Glenn Reynolds Op-Ed – Watching the Watchers. This is great, as Steve, Barry and I have a chapter coming out on the topic in the new year.

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One Laptop Per Child Project updates

December 21, 2007

Matrixsynth: SynthLab for the XO – One Laptop Per Child Project & OLPC News: This is OLPC Learning Club Dedication! & OLPC News: G1G1 Canadians Are Humans, With Kids Too. No OLPCs for canada until after the holidays 🙂 Lucky for me I have american income. so I might get a tax deduction.

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Internet Research Conference – CFP

December 20, 2007

Internet Research Conference – CFP Call for Papers International and Interdisciplinary Conference Association of Internet Researchers (A.o.I.R) Copenhagen, Denmark, October 2008 Workshops / Doctoral Colloquium: October 15th, 2008 A.o.I. R conference: October 16–18th, 2007 Deadline for paper submissions: February 8th, 2007

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