Monthly Archives: August 2007

Hacking City Hall

My experiences with activism, and also my peripheral awareness of politically savvy friends, taught me some things that aren’t automatic knowledge. In this case, I would like a 4-way stop sign at an intersection near my house. I would also … Continue reading

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Organizing BarCampBlock

Here’s a few notes on my experience with planning BarCampBlock. A few weeks beforehand we expected around 100-300 people. We had emails from around 5 different office locations in Palo Alto letting us know we could use the space. We … Continue reading

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What happens at BlogHer… goes on teh Internets

Uh oh, I had a beer in front of a videoblogger! In which I tipsily endorse Batman Pez for President, since he will be my puppet. I wasn’t the only one, but where are the videos of other people making … Continue reading

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K’vetsh in August

I do love this literary reading and tonight is a big crowd for Heathen and Zara Thustra, so I might as well blog it. Also, my leg hurts a lot tonight but I don’t want to go home yet, so … Continue reading

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In which I feel pissy about DRM and iTunes

It’s the same old song as everyone else has already sung, but man do I ever hate the Apple DRM junk in my trunk. I mean stabbity stab stab! I bought this damned album on vinyl once for 12.99 20 … Continue reading

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People I met at BlogHer; and the swag

Here is a giant bigass post with links to all the people I met at Blogher. It was often a blur of meeting people who recognized me because I am recognizable with the purple hair and all. But then I … Continue reading

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In which I am cranky and grateful about access in Chicago!

(I wrote part of this before BlogHer but forgot to post it!) Anyone other people with disabilities going to BlogHer, by the way? I have not tried to mobilize to find out, but I’m wondering. I am going to be … Continue reading

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