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Vienna Teng Concert Webcast

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The webcast of the Vienna Teng benefit show at my place is finally online! A donation gets you access to the 1 hr 8 minute movie (if you arrived at the actual show, you will receive access information via e-mail). The webcast will probably be up until April 15th or so, but you should probably watch sooner rather than later. [1]

Details can be found on Vienna’s website: [benefit webcast]

Special thanks to: Vienna Teng, Jim Batcho, Adam Tow, Victor A., and Eric Miller

[1] Note that currently (Saturday, 9:19PM), the video stream crashes Quicktime on my Windows XP machine if I have my your Quicktime connection setting set to 384KB/s. Also, 112KB plays back too fast (chipmunky). At 56KB/s (audio only) and 784KB/s +, the video works well, so try those speeds if you have problems (your mileage may vary). We have people looking at this, so hopefully it will get fixed soon!

Bahamas | link | trackb | 4 comments » | Mar 28, 2005 09:00:00

Chocolate Martinis

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jim and vienna cook

The night before I left home, we had a little dinner party at home. Jim (MALE HOTNESS REDEFINED) and Vienna cooked up an oxymoronic, mostly-veggie culinary delight while Livia made chocolate martinis. Mandy and Elliot came over to hang out, too. My only duties were photographic and quesadillic in nature. Cindy came over to cook the night before. Two final fat-generating hoorahs before I jet off for a month. :)

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West Palm Beach, Florida | link | trackb | 6 comments » | Mar 26, 2005 20:09:37

Eyes Burning, Sarah, Alissa, Adam

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There was a short deluge here in Florida today, and James and I witnessed multiple palm trees downed by the howling wind.

I hate the red-eye from SFO to Houston. The flight leaves at 12:40am and is just over three hours long — definitely not long enough to get any real sleep. (read more »)

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West Palm Beach, Florida | link | trackb | 1 comment » | Mar 25, 2005 22:10:59

Meredith’s Hilarious Scouring of the Web

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I love the shit that Meredith posts. Here are two examples:

[poodle workout]
[belinda bedekovic]

And I grew up with the girl (Meredith). I can see why she and my sister are such good friends.

Oakland, CA | link | trackb | 3 comments » | Mar 24, 2005 02:12:46

Loft Life Update: Bitching, Water Heater, Time Lapse

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Thoughts on loft life, updates on projects. (read more »)

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Oakland, CA | link | trackb | 9 comments » | Mar 23, 2005 01:59:31

Photo Housekeeping

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tard + chocolate

Photos are fun! Photos of: dinner with Geoff, Livia, Robert, and Liam, Livia’s meatloaf, and hanging out (several times) with Mandy and Elliot.

I had more to say, at some point in the past. You must understand that energy that goes into posting photos comes directly out of any energy I might have to write something coherent.

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Oakland, CA | link | trackb | no comments » | Mar 23, 2005 01:09:55

VT Webcast Progress

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zombies can edit, too

Video editing. Edit, edit, edit. Watch amateurs at Final Cut Pro read manuals and learn how to make favorite transitions. Watch Victor clean video using fancy multi-pass compression algorithms. Watch Fred figure out rtsp authentication. Watch us get this all running by… Thursday? Maybe?

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Oakland, CA | link | trackb | 2 comments » | Mar 23, 2005 01:02:24

San Diego, Part Deux

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dinner @ pearl

I’m starting to lose things. I knew I had photos of our jaunt out to Pearl in Rancho Bernardo, but it took me awhile to find them. :)

So here they are. After dinner, we sat around signing little pieces of paper (read more »)

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Oakland, CA | link | trackb | no comments » | Mar 23, 2005 00:55:50

San Diego Music; Vienna Teng, Livia Sohn

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near lago lindo, rsf

After last weekend’s benefit concerts, Vienna, Marika, Alan, and I flew down to San Diego for a music-filled few days. On Sunday night, Vienna performed at the Lamb’s Players Theater in Coronado. Livia had already been down in San Diego for a series of concerts, and she, Wendy, Steve and Hiro Drogin, my parents, and I headed down from North County San Diego to see her perform.

The Lamb’s Players Theater is a great venue; the acoustics were good (although I think Vienna could have come up a bit more in the mix), and there wasn’t a bad seat in the house. (read more »)

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Oakland, CA | link | trackb | 2 comments » | Mar 23, 2005 00:22:09

Vienna Teng – Loft Benefit Concert

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vienna teng benefit concert @ eric’s loft

On March 11th and 12th Vienna Teng came over and performed in two benefit concerts at my loft in Oakland. Marika Hughes (cello), Alan Lin (violin), Jim Batcho (drums), and I joined her on stage. (read more »)

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Oakland, CA | link | trackb | 1 comment » | Mar 22, 2005 18:08:28

Region free-ify your DVDs

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A month ago, I bought Kung Fu Hustle for $20 from some Asian DVD website. When it arrived, I discovered that it was of a region not compatible with my Region-1 player.

IN THEORY, I could do the following to make a region-free copy (read more »)

Oakland, CA | link | trackb | 3 comments » | Mar 22, 2005 17:15:24

Cindy’s 30th Birthday Party

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cindy and friends

When I left the house on Saturday morning, I had no idea that I would be out until the following evening.

Cindy had a big birthday bash last weekend — lots of fun, because I almost never get to see her friends. Happy Birthday, Cindy! About 40 of her friends arrived, but very quickly, 11pm arrived. I am learning that 11pm (or 12am, or whatever) is apparently very late for over-30s living in the Peninsula. (read more »)

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Oakland, CA | link | trackb | 8 comments » | Mar 22, 2005 16:22:40

Great White Shark @ Monterey Bay Aquarium

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I had heard that the white shark at Monterey Bay Aquarium wasn’t doing well, but <a href=”http://www.underwatertimes.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=266″”>these photos show that she has basically rubbed her nose off against the sides of her cell. It’s very sad.

UPDATE Aquarium’s shark stirs heated debate

Oakland, CA | link | trackb | 8 comments » | Mar 18, 2005 02:38:30

Boston Sea Rovers 51st Clinic, Mar 4-6, 2005

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angie and me, boston

I just wrote up some stuff about my trip the Boston Sea Rovers Clinic last week.

Aside from the people I hung out with during the clinic, I spent time with Angie Tseng, abhi shelat, Semira Rahemtulla, Joel Dawson, Vienna Teng (out playing a conference Harvard), Julia Ogrydziak and Jeffrey Krause. Joel is now a professor at M.I.T. (!), and abhi is finishing up his Ph.D. in cryptography. (read more »)

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San Francisco, CA | link | trackb | 1 comment » | Mar 17, 2005 01:25:47

House Concert, Feb 26: Cindy Mong and Julia Greer

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house concert

I met Cindy Mong when she was but a wee froshie at Stanford University. In fact, I believe I met her during one of the first couple weeks of her time in college, which totally made me feel like a dirty old man as the old cellist in a string quartet with three young frosh (where “old” is a relative term). But I stayed in the group anyway, and we ended up having a great time. :)

Violist Cindy and pianist Julia Greer gave a wonderful concert at my loft on February 26th, 2005. (read more »)

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North County San Diego, CA | link | trackb | 1 comment » | Mar 15, 2005 01:21:32

Alex King: Tasks and Tasks Pro

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My friend Alex King has just released new versions of his popular Tasks and Tasks Pro software:

Tasks Pro 1.5 and Tasks 2.5 sport the following shiny new features:

Recurring tasks, task templates, favorites, new themes and PHP 5
compatibility. In Tasks Pro, version 1.5 brings a new admin interface
including a user permissions management screen and an option to inherit
task groups from a parent task when creating sub-tasks. [alex's blog entry]
North County San Diego, CA | link | trackb | no comments » | Mar 14, 2005 14:47:21

EVITE

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You know what’s great about evites? The address is right there on the evite. And there’s a little link next to the address that says “View Map.”

You know what’s also great? The evite tells you what time the event is, and all sorts of other little details.

Oakland, CA | link | trackb | 6 comments » | Mar 11, 2005 14:05:23

Wetpixel design and migration

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Alex has posted a summary of our coding efforts resulting in single-sign-on between Exhibition Engine and Invision Power Board 2.0, and content migration between the old and new Wetpixel designs.

Oakland, CA | link | trackb | no comments » | Mar 10, 2005 18:06:44

Googling yourself

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I googled myself today and discovered that I have 8 of the first 10, 14 of the first 20, and 23 of the first 30 references to my full name. AND, I discovered that Ryan over at Reef, Photo & Video has an google ad out on my name. That’s funny. :)

Been working hard lately. Had a few breaks to enjoy music. No breaks to relax. I just want to go see movies or something. Vienna filled my fridge while I was out one night (i am indebted), so at least I’ve been eating.

After this weekend, I’m going to take a couple of days and do no work. Um. If I can stop myself from doing work. I’m discovering that no routine = work seven days a week, including evenings.

Going to leave the house to dine with Cindy tonight. And for that, I am excited. :)

the master of platonic,
eric

Oakland, CA | link | trackb | 7 comments » | Mar 2, 2005 19:20:33

I love my friends.

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Transcript from e-mail: (updated) (read more »)

Oakland, CA | link | trackb | 5 comments » | Mar 2, 2005 13:54:25
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