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Month July 2008

Weekend Ups and Downs

Low point: Car breaking down on the I-405 exit ramp on I-90, while on the way to the Sub Pop 20th Anniversary Music Festival, and waiting 2 hours for a tow truck. Especially frustrating: I just had my car serviced 3 weeks ago for the big 100,000 mile recommended maintenance and didn’t hear any mention […]

Flickr and Getty are Dating

To borrow Heather Champ‘s language from the discussion thread: This is just the announcement of our relationship (like, we’ve just started dating). Here’s the official announcement on the Flickr blog, and the basic FAQ that’s started. Congrats to all involved! Being an avid Flickr-ite and a recent employee of the big G, I can’t wait […]

Artopia 2008

This past Saturday I ventured down to the Georgetown neighborhood to check out Artopia. It was an exciting mish-mash of galleries, installations, performances, and people generally expressing themselves in interesting ways. Where else can you find power tool races, opera singers in an old brewery, and graffiti artists tasked with covering a delivery truck all […]