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Feb 7 2014
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Some of these photographs are fantastic (and a greater number of them are from the Open and Youth competition). I'm a bit surprised by the inclusion of Ludovic Maillard's images at the top. They aren't very interesting. I did a photo documentary about the building of the "last" freeway in Los Angeles. I got total

Feb 7 2014
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Yes, why yes I do. And a cross-shredder to boot. I wouldn't have to if the US Mail stopped sending 2nd class crapola with my name on it.

Feb 4 2014
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I tend to be an extrovert. And I drew the Q so that others could see it properly. I did this because, as a UX person I always put myself in the position of the "other." Oh, and before the web began I wrote tech manuals. Also, a task that requires you put yourself in another's place.

Jan 23 2014
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If this works, why wouldn't Tor work just as well?

Jan 14 2014
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Having grown up in L.A. and recently back there, I'd say that in many ways the city is on the rise. Pollution is so much better than it was in the 1960s and 1970s. Traffic is still bad but at least Los Angeles is building rapid transit and if I lived there I couldn't wait for the subway line to be completed to the Read more

Dec 17 2013
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I was really excited when I heard that the British Museum had put one million of its images on Flickr Commons. Then I went to look. There is NO organization whatsoever. What good is a million images if there's no taxonomy available (in Flickr's case, sets would be fine)?? #fail

Dec 17 2013
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One of my biggest dilemmas with tipping during the holidays is when someone you have no personal interaction with (paper deliverer) leaves an envelope with your paper. In part, that rubs me the wrong way (but then, again, how else would be give them money when they deliver so early in the morning). And in part, I have Read more

Dec 17 2013
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Periodically, I put some money in the Starbucks tip jar. That's because they have gotten to know me and have been nice to me in various ways.

Dec 6 2013
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I'm a photographer and taught college photography for decades. My camera of choice: right now it's the Canon G 1X. Good sensor, great in low light, and light enough not to break my back when I put it in my backpack. Oh yeah, and a retractable zoom (albeit not a long zoom). So, I await the time when these now called Read more

Dec 3 2013
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Are there any special blue light bulbs to get (and where do I get one)? Also, it's kinda hard to have a blue light on if the office fluorescence lights are shining upon me.

Nov 19 2013
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I'm assuming both parties also need to have Macs. If so, most of us are still minorities in the office world of Windows.

Nov 13 2013
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I've had poor posture for a while. And, as I've gotten older I've developed lower back pain. A few things I discovered myself and through talking with an ergonomic specialist at work: Read more

Nov 8 2013
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Like most things, the issue isn't black and white. I think it's possible to have a healthy dose of narcissism and still respect others and treat them right. It's when the trait blinds one to others' opinions that narcissists get in trouble (or their companies). If narcissism means a person is wearing blinders, good Read more

Oct 31 2013
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I have the Seagate GoFlex 3TB and it works just fine.

Oct 30 2013
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How many of us think people "talking to themselves" as they walk down the street will never last? As much as I'd like to ban bluetooth mics and earplugs, it will never happen. Of course, I hated the original Walkman at first. Thought it was anti-social. Read more

Oct 29 2013
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My greatest "walk in" was when I was in high school and my friend and I just walked into NBC in Burbank. No one asked for any ID. We walked backstage on the Tonight Show set, Let's Make a Deal, and a few others. We just pretended we belonged there. Read more

Oct 29 2013
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I've been to a party at the mansion back when I worked very briefly as a photog for the National Enquirer (you heard me, that rag). My friend was a writer and needed someone to take pics in case she got some good dirt, I mean, had some meaningful conversations. It's a pretty nice place. But, to be honest, the party Read more

Oct 28 2013
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I have very oily skin which has its good points and bad. Bad: in warm (and humid) weather I need to wash my face at least 3 times a day. But, except for the morning, when like others here, I wash with soap, I only use water to wash my face and head to rinse off the oil. Read more

Oct 25 2013
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I'm a summer baby and I'm a summer guy. I love the long daylight and I love the warmth. Grew up in the Mediterranean climate of SoCal (warm days, cool nights, low humidity). But now I live in the swamps of DC where the humidity is horrendous. Still, as long as I can get into AC at night I'm fine.

Oct 23 2013
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I don't have to imagine floating down a stream. I've got a photo of me floating down the Li River in China this summer on a bamboo raft.