Month: June 2009

Possibly the best new proposed app


Here’s a new iPhone app idea that I hope the programmers implement soon 😉 The shopping list you keep in Notes will be amended — “milk, eggs, deliver my eternal soul from nothingness.” Horizon One™ will send you e-mails from a you that is apparently drifting in a void, asking for help. They will become increasingly desperate, and frenzied. You will receive these e-mails until you realize that the void is life, and you are caught […]

Print media starts on its death throes


And they wonder why the print media are dying out… And from the print-publisher-in-utter-denial file comes news that the Newport, RI Daily News is changing its pricing structure to punish people who want to read their news only online. The Daily News will now charge $145 annually to a newspaper subscriber, $245 if a subscriber wants the paper and access to the paper’s Web site—and, if you can believe it, $345 if the subscriber only […]

Wedding weekend


We were all in Hyannis Port this weekend to celebrate the wedding of our niece. I’ve got a few good pictures from it (and many of mediocre quality, alas). Here is our niece at the Sunday brunch, just before she and her new husband left for their honeymoon.  

Kelly's wedding reception


.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } Kelly’s wedding reception, originally uploaded by niehoff.