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You probably need an Operations guy like this.

The Operations director from my last company saw the company through it's sale and the founders exit and is now looking for a new gig.  He's moving back from DC to the Bay Area and is whip smart.  I've seen him: Negotiate with a landlord over subtleties of our lease, …

A hand at Harrah’s $1/$2 NL: Answer and question #2

Here’s the continuation of the previous hand analysis, "How should he play his 44?" Pushing or re-raising is completely out.  With two raisers in the pot his fours are almost certainly dominated by a big pair or a slight underdog in a coin flip to unpaired overcards.  So the applicable …

Photo links should now be fixed.

Ever since I moved over to the hosted version of Movable Type (called TypePad), I’ve been really happy with the service.  Today I was hunting for all the broken photo links and came across the global search and replace. I don’t suppose I got quite everything, since I’ve been writing …

Packing for the desert

Listening to: Kid Rock, the History of Rock She: California, eh? You’ll lose your soul out there, ya’ know. He: It was bound to go sometime anyway. I’ve been going through my old camping gear for Burning Man and cleaning up the basement a bit, trying to make room for …

I’m Treo’d

So I broke down and picked up the Treo 270 after a long and exhaustive examination of the PocketPC phone product market. Basically, I found that the PocketPC phones weren’t really coming out with QWERTY keyboards (a crucial feature for my blogging needs). And the ones that did have the …

Anarchy at Sea

The latest issue of The Atlantic Monthly has a cover story on my favorite topic, piracy. Although historically piracy has been portrayed as romantic (it’s wasn’t), piracy in modern times is actually quite a bit easier to pull off, and it’s far more profitable. The techniques of modern day pirates, …

Why you need to go faster?

Shit, I’m not reading. I’m just sitting here looking at my Hypercharger over and over again. What’s a hypercharger? Why it’s the beautiful thing in that photo. It shoves more air into the engine of my motorcycle, allowing me to get MORE POWER. Everyone who sees this asks, “Why you …

How annoying

I’m so through with the analog world. For god’s sakes, don’t ever buy this scale. It’s pretty and all, but it was off by a few pounds, and I’ve been losing weight the past six weeks (new exercise/diet plan) and it convinced me I was lighter than I really was.