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Category: social networks

03/02/09 12:51 - 17ºF - ID#47920

growth of Facebook

I've befriended the neighbor kids' grandmother and father, my aunt's best childhood friend, A's aunt, a former landlord, and my dad's cousin in the past week on Facebook. It's freaky.

# 45% of Facebook's US audience is now 26 years old or older.

  1. The fastest growing segment in the US: Women over 55, up 175.3% in the last 120 days. Facebook growing faster with women than men in almost every age group.

At least one person attributed some of the growth to 25 things meme (see (e:lauren,47634) and (e:metalpeter,47564)).

Why now? Why facebook?

I much prefer estrip.
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Category: birthdays

02/21/09 05:07 - 34ºF - ID#47852


Happy birthday, (e:Drew)!!
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Category: programming

02/19/09 11:21 - 23ºF - ID#47808

usability on mobile phones

I thought (e:jim) and (e:paul) and maybe others would find this article interesting, Mobile Web 2009=Desktop 1998

Mobile phone users struggle mightily to use websites, even on high-end devices. To solve the problems, websites should provide special mobile versions.

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Category: photos

02/15/09 11:04 - 23ºF - ID#47758

Riverwalk pix

Bird Island Park, Broderick Park and Squaw Island

See googlemap:

Tiny Buffalo Rising article

Little more historical bit: What is the "railroad swing bridge"? Is that the thing you go over from West Ferry across Niagara to the park? Is the railroad bridge between Canada & US still in use?






And one goofy photo from A's most recent gig...

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Category: pets

02/14/09 11:01 - 25ºF - ID#47753

buffalo poodle


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Category: food

02/12/09 09:54 - 33ºF - ID#47735

tonight's dinner

Lentil-potato-garlic soup over basmati rice with a little fresh cilantro. Tomato base.

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Category: school

02/10/09 10:03 - 49ºF - ID#47707

reading assignment quotes

One of the persistent themes of English and American legal history is the continuous efforts of the rich to avoid taxes.

Dukeminier, Property p. 179

Jesus walked into a bar. He approached three sad-faced gentlemen at a table and greeted the first one: "What's troubling you, brother?" he said. "My eyes. I keep getting stronger and stronger glasses, and I still can't see." Jesus touched the man, who ran outside to tell the world about his now 20-20 vision. The next gentleman couldn't hear Jesus' question, so The Lord just touched his ears, restoring his hearing to perfection. This man, too, ran out the door, probably on the way to the audiologist to get a hearing-aid refund. The third man leapt from from his chiar and backed up against the wall, even before Jesus could greet him. "Don't you come near me, man! Don't touch me!" he screamed. "I'm on disability."

Marc Galanter, 50 DePaul L. Rev. 647, 659. Originally from Theodore Ernst, Laughter 43 (1925) A whole article of lawyer and malingerer jokes.

Dinner tonight - refried bean enchiladas.
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Category: food

02/09/09 09:38 - 35ºF - ID#47697

Cous cous


I'm loving (e:tinypliny)'s dinners, virtually unfortunately. I thought I'd share mine.

1 c. water
1 T. butter
1 t. veggie base/bouillon
4 scoops of cous cous in a can
1/4 c. raisins (estimate)
2 T. sunflower seeds (estimate)
2 T. fresh cilantro, chopped

Boil water, butter, veggie base. Remove from heat. Stir in cous cous, raisins and sunflower seeds. Let sit for 7 minutes. Stir in cilantro. Salt if necessary.

Quick & easy! Not really a meal, but a good start of one.

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02/07/09 04:55 - 49ºF - ID#47670

Moving video about Prop 8

The Don't Divorce Us campaign...

Thanks to (e:Lauren), (e:FellyConnelly) and (e:) Vincent for hanging out at Nietzsche's last night. Zili Misik was INCREDIBLE! And as always, the Stripteasers were lots of fun.
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Category: events

02/05/09 11:22 - 11ºF - ID#47653

Zili & Stripteasers @ Nietzsche's Fri

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