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Non-sequiturs

QRappingpaper is qrap-tastic

by Joel on December 6, 2010

I think QR codes are great fun and I’ve posted about them before but QRappingpaper (say crapping paper) is brilliant enough to deserve its own post. Each 20″x30″ sheet paper has 50 QR codes which link to “QRappy” videos. I was able to access a few just from the image of the wrapped box on […]

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A New England picnic, with wasps

by Joel on September 16, 2010

Life is a funny thing. Sometimes it feels like you’re on a ship in the ocean; you know it is moving forward but it’s hard to see the progress without any nearby markers to judge the progress. Other times life feels like a speed boat that has suddenly lurched forward before you can grab something […]

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Dear Pandora, It’s over between us

by Joel on May 24, 2010

Update: It seems I wasn’t the only one disturbed by Pandora’s lack of privacy. According to Wired, Pandora no gives users the option to opt out. I’m still not going back. Dear¬†Pandora, It’s over between us. My sudden change of heart may come as a shock but there’s a good reason for it. It’s not […]

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Members of the Red River Pipes and Drums taken at the 2010 Scottish Tartan Festival in Minden, LA. Okay, that’s not an Android phone or iPhone; it’s just a regular tuner. But there probably is an app and if there isn’t, there should be. I didn’t even realize you had to tune bagpipes.¬† [More photos] […]

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Have your QR code and eat it, too

by Joel on April 4, 2010

I really like QR codes. These 2D bar codes can hold all kinds of information from URLs to contact information to calendar events, in a compact little square of black and white. Also, because they aren’t widely used (yet), they are kind of like secret codes that only those in the know can decipher, while […]

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~JG

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