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Humanity’s Progress

Over the past few years I happen to have read a number of books and listened to a number of podcasts that deal with the progress of humanity through the centuries. I’ve always been interested in history (I love a good story), but I realized that what I like are Read more…

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Words Sydney Knows

No All done Outside Up please (always said as one word) Cheese Num-nums (represents all food) Milk Baby TV Puppy Boobies Nose Eyes Mouth Head Mommy Daddy Nana Pop Pop Bish Grandma Roo Emma

By Brian, ago
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4th of July in the Netherlands

We had a great time visiting with Darien, Margreet, Sena, and Noa in their beautiful house in Wassenaar, Netherlands. It’s a great feeling, to know that you can go back to a place that was special at a time in your life, and there are still people there that a) Read more…

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London, Baby

/BEGIN RANT Dear Diary, Moving is a freaking pain in the ass. It’s less of a pain when five Mexican guys show up at your door, willing to professionally wrap and box every single item in your entire apartment (thanks Rigo, Julio, Gino, Freddy, and Angel). But it’s still a Read more…

By Brian, ago
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Crysis 2

So I was looking for a good FPS to transport me into a fantasy realm where I am powerful and use my superpowers (and many many guns) to kill bad guys, and I saw the TV ads for Crysis 2 and thought “perfect”. However, when I started playing I learned Read more…

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Beliefs

I had a conversation last night with a good friend of mine about beliefs. For those of you who don’t know, I classify myself as a tolerant atheist, not a fundamentalist atheist. I realized during this discussion that over time my views have softened a bit. My friend Jeff Tripodi Read more…

By Brian, ago
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Dubai (Part 1)

Dubai photoset on Flickr I’ve been fortunate in my life to have lived in a few great cities (London, Paris, Hong Kong, Seoul) and travel to many many more. Travel is one of the experiences I value the most for its amazing ability to transform people: by embedding yourself into Read more…

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Widgets

This is an attempt to test out the new functionality on the AuthorMapper that lets you embed a map on your own site. Powered by AuthorMapper.com Journals: Acta Mathematica Powered by AuthorMapper.com

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News Flash – Brian is a Poor Blogger

[/caption] News Flash! LONDON, December 10, 2008. Careful statistical analysis of blog posting patterns on Mochasteak.com revealed what many had suspected: Brian is a lazy blogger. After reaching previous highs of 20-25 posts per month, recent months have been averaging a paltry 1-3 posts. Brian Bishop, owner and sole contributor Read more…

By Brian, ago