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Some food for thought

Although I talk a lot about exercise, there is another component to being healthy that is worth discussing: diet. Don’t worry, I’m not going to tell you what t...

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Ikea furniture: some assembly required

I recently moved to a new apartment and had to buy a whole bunch of furniture, including a bed frame, bookshelf, dresser, and couch. I had to do the move in a b...

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Worth watching: why are we happy?

No time for a full blog post today, so much like my last “worth watching” post, I’ll leave you with another video that is well worth your time. In this one, Da...

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In case you missed it: the epic 2011 Crossfit Games

A week ago, I listed 5 reasons why everyone should watch the Crossfit Games. I hope you listened, because what went down July 29 - 31 in Carson, CA was nothing...

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Up all night: the LinkedIn Intern Hackday, Day 2

In my previous post, I showed you the sights and sounds from day 1 of the LinkedIn Intern Hackday. This post will do the same for day 2, Saturday July 30. The I...

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Up all night: the LinkedIn Intern Hackday, Day 1

Friday, July 29, we kicked off the LinkedIn Intern Hackday. It was the first ever public hackday we've had at LinkedIn: interns from all over Silicon Valley wer...

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Worth watching: pale blue dot

When I started the 30 day blog fitness challenge, I promised I would cheat. Today, I deliver on that promise. This post is less of a blog entry and more of a t...

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Up in the mountains

Yesterday, I talked about being down in the salt mines. Today, I’ll go in the opposite direction, and give a brief tour of a different part of my Budapest and ...

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Down in the Salt Mines

Last summer, Molly and I took a trip to Budapest and Krakow. The trip was nothing if not varied, including stunning basilicas, gondola rides down a mountain...

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Proposal: extend Markdown syntax to support form elements

Markdown is a lightweight markup language that can be converted into HTML. The main inspiration behind its syntax is to copy what most people have used for year...

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