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Shawn Brenneman
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2013’s costume: The surveillance state. Have a safe Halloween everyone, and make sure your data is encrypted from end-to-end.
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Ha, trop cool! 
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Patriotic Jello shots poolside in the Dutch Caribbean. I have never felt more American. It's what the Founders would have wanted.
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Benjamin told me he likes it. Regards from Johnny Adams too.
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I used all of Saba's internet bandwidth to upload a video of landing there. I'd describe the runway as "pretty short." It's been beautiful here so far!
Approach and landing at Juancho E. Yrausquin Airport on Saba. The runway is only 1,299 feet long, making this the shortest runway with scheduled passenger service in the world. Nine copies of the airp...
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that is pretty short.....
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I got a new bike from my favorite store! Craigslist! It's a mountain bike with folding-in-half superpowers. It's about a dozen years old, so a good bath and a repair or two were in order. It w...
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Happy birthday, +Sean Robertson!
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Happy Birthday +Sean Robertson !
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The elusive blog update...
Sure, Helvetica the movie was pretty good, if you like mainstream movies about typography. Incorrigible hipster that I am, you could find me at last Tuesday's west-coast premiere of Linotype: The ...
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An extraordinary correspondance.
I was doing my quarterly scrub of the terrestrial spam folder when something caught my eye: a hand-addressed letter from none other than Natalie Portman! It was nice to think that she took the time...
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Happy Screensaver Day, everyone!
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If I crosspost my extremely rare blog posts, it's like publishing twice as much! Also, I'm trying to get rid of some cameras.
I have a bit of a problem. Depicted is most of the camera gear I own. I’m obviously holding one more in order to take this picture, and then there’s all the ancillary lights and batteries and chargers...
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:O I thought I had a problem. You win, hands down.
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I require a Cephalopodiatrist! +Danna Staaf: squishy invertebrate identification powers activate!
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S sepioidea it is! Named for cuttle resemblance, as c says. One of the most photogenic of squid. Lovely shot!

I have a couple of blog posts somewhere about teaching these guys to use legos in Bermuda, but am too phonebound atm to find the links.
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This is the coolest boat the United States Navy never wanted. It was designed during the Cold War to demonstrate what a next generation navy could look like with advanced automation and stealth techno...
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I gave up on ever seeing Neutral Milk Hotel in concert years ago. Band leader Jeff Mangum famously suffered a nervous breakdown after their final album, well chronicled in this 2008 Slate article writ...
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Oh thanks, I should really do something more with that sometime. Too many projects!
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