Monthly Archives: April 2011

I’m here in Amsterdam and having a great time

Scoble and I just went on a walking tour of downtown. It’s a little chilly here, but very colorful. I’ll have some pics shortly. Advertisements

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Plans of mice and men

We planned and discussed and planned some more. The question was how could I get to Amsterdam and have a persistent net connection as I walked and biked through the city. I had redundancy, at Doc’s suggestion — but here … Continue reading

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Stuck in the blogger’s lounge at JFK

I got to the airport at 4PM for a 6PM flight to Amsterdam. This was to be my first European trip from NYC, and I was revelling in the idea of arriving fresh and early in the morning without having … Continue reading

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Coordinates — USA, for now

Today’s the travel day. It starts this evening in NYC and ends tomorrow morning in Amsterdam. On arrival, a SIM card will be waiting for me at the hotel, from maxroam.com. I got a bunch of recommendations for that service, … Continue reading

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Public dropbox without the lock-in

First a few necessary recitals: 1. Dropbox is very useful. 2. I pay $99 a year for the upgrade. 3. I use the Public folder to host all kinds of stuff. It neatly solves a problem that’s been around forever … Continue reading

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We conquered nature, that’s our main problem

Seth Godin has a must-read piece on what it means to be a worker in 2011. We’re going through a transition, he says. The industrial revolution is no longer ruling our economies. And the kind of jobs that exist now … Continue reading

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Finally a bike-riding day

We’ve had a wet and cold spring so far, not a lot of days yet that are good for riding. But this morning the sky was clear, the air was warm, and the streets were empty. So I got on … Continue reading

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