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If you're following me here -- > Consider app.net instead! I'm thinking of you +Matt Panaro :-)

https://alpha.app.net/johngordon

$36 a year - or, if you want to test, $5 a month.

I like it.
Physician, father, traveler, husband, developer, designer, communicator, corporate veteran, secular humanist pinko.
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It's a pale shadow of Google Reader Social, but they take my money and they give me value. I don't think there's a better option out there than Pinboard.
A few weeks after Google 2.0 killed Google Reader Social, I decided I'd take the Twitter route. My Twitter feed was active for about two months, but in time I gave up on Twitter (again). It didn&#...
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Dropbox is easy for corporations to block. Drive will be https against Google IP ...
may be harder to block than Dropbox
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I would probably use such as service. Google Docs accepts files but has too many limitations. A more open storage open by Google would therefore be great for everyone already active in the Google universe.
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Mormonism a problem for evangelical voters
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I use this; a great complement to network time capsule.
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China and US both attack carbon controls. EU, I love you.
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Disappointing that there wasn't a way to square this project with a good life. He's done great work for us.
I am no longer a part of Stack Exchange. I still have much literal and figurative stock in the success of Stack Exchange, of course, but as of March 1st I will no longer be part of the day to day operations of the company, or the Stack Exchange sites, in any way. It's been almost exactly 4 years since I chose my own adventure. In those four years, we accomplished incredible things together. Stack Overflow is now an enormous bustling city, a hug...
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My app.net stream:

https://alpha.app.net/johngordon

If Google is feeling the need for some redemption, they could align themselves with app.net.
Alpha.app.net is an alpha: an early prototype and a test. It is not an operational service and may have bugs. Please be mindful of that. Looking for mobile apps or search? Check out the directory of 3...
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If you ever followed me on Google Reader, the closest thing to my former share is this pinboard feed:

http://pinboard.in/u:jgordon/t:s/
feeds.pinboard.in/rss/u:jgordon/t:s/

I'm liking Pinboard.in more as I use it -- much more than Twitter.
Warranty expires age 30: "The mortality rate for people between the ages of 30 and 80 follows what is called the Gompertz Law, named for its founder, Benjamin Gompertz, who observed in 1825 that ...
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I've been considering creating a Facebook Page for John Gordon (sp. gordon's notes). You've just pushed me over that line. I'll annnounce via the blog.

Funny to have Facebook as a refuge from Google. FB Pages still have RSS feeds ...
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More community rec centers
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Local adaptations will be big business for a few decades
The streets were clear today, the sun was up, and the temperatures were the 20s (F). A fine day for a bicycle ride in Minnesota's year without winter. Next winter I'll probably buy winter bike...
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We might be facing global cooling. Very often, mankind is better at fighting against virtual enemies than real enemies.
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John Gordon - kateva.org
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Not the drone you are looking for.
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Bangkok, Thailand - Geneva, Switzerland - Montreal, Quebec - Escanaba, Michigan - Williamsport, Pennsylvania - Williamstown, Massachusetts - Chicoutimi, Quebec - Los Angeles, CA - Puli, Taiwan
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Great coaches, excellent community. Wide range of options, wide range of abilities, excellent communication. Compared to other CrossFit I think we have a stronger focus on appropriate scaling; coaches are great at judging capabilities and balancing safety and encouragement.
Public - 5 months ago
reviewed 5 months ago
I enjoy the facility, but it can be very difficult to get court time. I think they need to restrict membership or create a lottery for court time.
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
We were careful when we reserved to confirm the water park/pool was open. When we arrived we found the repair had moved up a week, the park was closed. That would have resulted in a very poor rating, except when I expressed our disappointment we got free breakfasts and a substantial rate reduction. That would produce a good rating - after all, these things happen. Except that reduction wasn't offered to my good natured wife. It was only offered after her geeky husband, who looks like the sort who'd post a review, requested the credit. So Best Western gets a fair rating. Other things they could improve: 1. The wireless is not iOS friendly; they have an awkward registration form that's a nuisance to revise. The best hotels have given up on passwords and the like. 2. They have an old fashioned phone voice mail system, until you activate there's an annoying blinking red light. Who uses Hotel phones any more?
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Appeal: GoodFacilities: GoodService: Good
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I've been here many times. The only caution I can give is to double check bike assembly during rush times; I've seen a couple of goofs. Otherwise, perfect. If REI has what you want, no need to go elsewhere. The Navarro (store brand bikes) are a particularly good deal. Very good quality but not fashionable, so less expensive.
Quality: ExcellentAppeal: ExcellentService: Excellent
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
Wrote this on the wrong place! Can't see how to remove it so I'm just updating ratings to excellent until I can delete.
Quality: ExcellentFacilities: ExcellentService: Excellent
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reviewed 2 years ago