Blog by Sumana Harihareswara, Changeset founder


28 Jun 2010, 14:05 p.m.

Foo Camp Follies

I spent this past weekend at Foo Camp, an unconference for/by/of makers, leaders, and generally interesting hacker-ish people. Thanks to O'Reilly Media (the tech publisher with the woodcuts on the covers, not the blowhard FOX …

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23 May 2010, 18:56 p.m.

*clap clap*

Leonard was pretending to be angry beyond reason. I said, "Wow, looks like you're a savage beast!" and hummed. "What are you singing?" "The 90210 theme song." "Why?" "Because 'music hath charms to soothe the …

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17 May 2010, 10:40 a.m.

"Earl Grey" Rhymes With "Morgaine le Fay"

I made up a doo-wop song to celebrate Leonard's breakfast generosity. I like to make up songs, but the rhyming dictionary in my head gives me pretty strange rhymes on short notice. Excerpt: I'll pour …

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13 May 2010, 17:55 p.m.

Je Suis La Tour Eiffel

Two jokes from the hackfest, both rather picking on Vincent: Vincent projected from his computer onto the big screen to demonstrate. GNOME windows and apps showed up, appropriately localised into French. "Oh, it's in French, …

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27 Apr 2010, 19:34 p.m.

The Fortress of LOLitude

I took the train from New York City to Providence on Friday morning. My first seatmate: a salesman who was discussing with a fellow sales executive why he should get a unified sales quota, rather …

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04 Apr 2010, 11:22 a.m.


From conversation with my sister yesterday: "So Greyhound has this new innovation called 'Reserved Seating' --" "So you just said 'innovation' and 'Greyhound' in the same sentence. Let's just take a pause to appreciate that." …

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18 Mar 2010, 11:12 a.m.

In My Dreams, I Know Everyone

"I was friends with Jerry Seinfeld. We were just hanging out. He had a plot in a community garden so we went over and worked on that for a he dropped me off at …

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14 Feb 2010, 15:51 p.m.

Happy Silly Day

I went to high school for four years. Each of those years, I wrote for the high school newspaper. And each year, for the Valentine's Day issue, I wrote a separate, all-new anti-Valentine's Day opinion …

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11 Feb 2010, 8:16 a.m.

Sometimes Things Get Turned Around And No One's Spared

I made it back to New York City just fine, and in time to catch our own snowfall. Leonard & I have again been using the infinite uploads of the mysterious bobtwcatlanta for entertainment. "This …

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29 Jan 2010, 11:18 a.m.

"Of The Other Insectoid Worlds, I Shall Say Nothing"

Just finished Olaf Stapledon's Star Maker after a year or two. I was reading it at about two pages a day. But more happens in two paragraphs of Stapledon than happens in most entire novels. …

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