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Lest We Forget

The stories of three fallen soldiers (Victor Freed, Victor Hanson and Clarence Johnson) who died in World War I and are memorialized in Bellevue, Washington.

December 27, 2019

Look Under Your Seat

How the simple question of “what else does Oprah own on this island other than a mansion and the book store?” led to a county’s GIS website and building a custom parcel map.

November 23, 2019

Thoughts 19302

On the inspiration of a whale carcass, the need for minimalist map imagery tools, the anachronism of crypto homesteading and a small bit of upward induced lightning.

October 29, 2019

Thoughts 19289

On the motivation for writing more regularly, the design tapestry of consumer electronics, an idea for a text-based HTTP game, and the loss of trust in a laptop.

October 16, 2019

The Sundries of NYC

An ongoing list of interesting things that I’ve found in New York City, periodically updated.

March 2, 2019