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I am currently a software engineer at Google, where as a member of the Android platform team I build frameworks and user interfaces.

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Archive for September 17th, 2004

Artistic Sins

September 17th, 2004
…to spend one’s middle age in trying to mend the artistic sins committed and bequeathed by that different person who was oneself in youth—all this is surely vain and futile…

A recent Slashdot comment uses this quote (from Aldous Huxley, regarding the largely-unchanged 1967 edition of Brave New World) to criticise George Lucas’ compulsion to tweak, tamper, obscure, and ultimately efface his original creation simply because he doesn’t like it anymore.

I was inspired to add the quote to my Captain Jim Comics memorial, for obvious reasons.

Brown Bag Deli

September 17th, 2004

There’s a new Brown Bag Deli in the Rice Village. Clearly, the word hasn’t yet really gotten out, per se.

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September 17th, 2004

Happy New Year from Boing Boing. Worth a chuckle, unless you’re offended by poking fun at rabbis and robots, in which case you really shouldn’t read the rest of the Shabot 6000 archives.

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