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Part 3 for Black & Gold’s summer issue, in which my dad decides 5:30 am on a weekend is a great time to talk to me about girls. 
Part 3 - Dad Wanted to Talk Girls at 5:30AM: http://www.blackandgoldreview.com/2014/06/23/dad-wanted-talk-girls-530am/
(Posting that because Tumblr for some reason isn’t letting me create links, and I’m too lazy to code it up myself)

Part 3 for Black & Gold’s summer issue, in which my dad decides 5:30 am on a weekend is a great time to talk to me about girls. 

Part 3 - Dad Wanted to Talk Girls at 5:30AM: http://www.blackandgoldreview.com/2014/06/23/dad-wanted-talk-girls-530am/

(Posting that because Tumblr for some reason isn’t letting me create links, and I’m too lazy to code it up myself)

I had an interesting morning thanks to Amazon. What kind of jerk rings the doorbell like he’s on fire and then doesn’t even bring you a gold-plated baby with a cure for cancer??

I had an interesting morning thanks to Amazon. What kind of jerk rings the doorbell like he’s on fire and then doesn’t even bring you a gold-plated baby with a cure for cancer??

Throwback Thursday! 
This piece came up in conversation earlier this evening, so I figured I’d repost. Ars Technica  paid me to spend a month finding unsecured IP cameras, and it was actually pretty fun. 
One Man’s Journey Through the World of Unsecured IP Cameras
You can even try it yourself at home! Directions in the article. 
(HT to Jasmine, who drives San Francisco’s poshest Lyft and made me remember this article existed)

Throwback Thursday! 

This piece came up in conversation earlier this evening, so I figured I’d repost. Ars Technica  paid me to spend a month finding unsecured IP cameras, and it was actually pretty fun. 

One Man’s Journey Through the World of Unsecured IP Cameras

You can even try it yourself at home! Directions in the article. 

(HT to Jasmine, who drives San Francisco’s poshest Lyft and made me remember this article existed)

This one time I was on Muni and some guy’s dancing synced up with the music in my headphones. It was weird. 

In my life it’s time for work, but you live in a world in which 7:35am on a Tuesday is Fuck-Yeah-Party-Time. You’ve made the N your personal soul train. You’re like a clown crashing a funeral and doing unicycle donuts around the casket. 

Read check out the full piece over at Black and Gold Review: 
Muni Character Sketches #2 - Man Dancing in Sync With My Headphones

This one time I was on Muni and some guy’s dancing synced up with the music in my headphones. It was weird. 

In my life it’s time for work, but you live in a world in which 7:35am on a Tuesday is Fuck-Yeah-Party-Time. You’ve made the N your personal soul train. You’re like a clown crashing a funeral and doing unicycle donuts around the casket. 

Read check out the full piece over at Black and Gold Review: 

Muni Character Sketches #2 - Man Dancing in Sync With My Headphones