Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Earthquake, tsunami via Twitter

This is a fascinating study of Twitter traffic before, and just after the seismic event in Sendai, Japan:

Saturday, June 25, 2011

How to Build an Automobile

Now this is how you build a car. Pres. Obama owns one or two auto factories, so he might learn from this:


Scenes from Above

Here's what a camera might see when grabbed by a hungry seagull. Just what you'd expect, except for the stingy nips at the end:

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Sutro Baths

Some of you who have driven West on Geary Street to the Pacific and the Cliff House (v. 3.2) may have parked in the lot overlooking the Sutro Baths. This is what they looked like back in the day:
Here's a bit of nostalgia from ABC7:

(Postmortum. Today, 6/25/11 I noticed that the clip from ABC7 TV has disappeared, or expired, or otherwise died, and Flash can't play it anymore. Soribouthat.)

Saturday, June 18, 2011

Just wondering...

Don't have a bicycle, so I don't know. But, does every bicyclist have one of these? (No, not the seat!)

Saturday, June 04, 2011

The Gap meets Beethoven

He's 3 years old, but the music is good. (Don't pick your nose, kid!)

Thursday, June 02, 2011

Grand Rapids MI

GR is on the opposite side of the State in which I was born, but this is a long and friendly recitation of a well-known song by some of the folks there. You may enjoy it.