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2005-08-30

The Champ

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1990 Honda Civic, Runs, Sort of - $250 (SW Portland) Reply to: anon-xxxxxxxxx@craigslist.orgDate: 2005-07-24, 6:47PM PDT This is a Champagne (transl: “Gold”) 1990 Honda Civic 3-door STD model. Yes, the model number is actually “STD,” which apparently means “standard.” This 

2005-08-03

The Utopian Creativity Machine™

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I remember an episode of Star Trek where the crew were visiting the Bi-Weekly Ironic Techno-Utopian Planet™. In an offhand way, one of the Techno-Utopians demonstrated a Utopian Creativity Machine™ that could transform thought into sculpture, or something like that. 

2005-05-05

Information Anthropology

I call myself an “Information Anthropologist” because I can’t think of any other way to describe what I do. My business hovers over the intersection of graphic design, technology, and user experience. I could call myself a “Jack of All 

2005-04-12

Snapshot: Spring, 1994

This photo tells me everything about being 22 years old, one year out of college, flat broke, living in an alley apartment with my friend Greg. I think Greg took it. Journalistic in composition, it resembles a still life in 

2005-03-18

Ten Human Universals

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As I Learned Them from Seven Years of Anthropology Classes Who you consider a “family member” is closely correlated with the list of individuals in whose proximity you regularly sleep. You need to eat a wide variety of food including