Month: August 2007

printing to PDF

One of the biggest changes for me with computing on the Macintosh has been the amount of PDFs I generate. The Mac OS allows any application to “print to PDF” which is an amazing feature for obvious reasons. That and

Posted in Macintosh

Habbo China closed

Popular avatar-based virtual community Habbo Hotel has closed their China site. Dear visitors: unfortunately we have some bad news for you: since August 24, 2007 Habbo.cn has been closed at least temporarily, and possibly for a long time. 🙁 Our

Posted in China

Living in the Mission

Living in the Mission, originally uploaded by JJ San. Ah, San Francisco….

Posted in Photo

Fotolog sold to Hi-Media for $90 mil.

I read that Fotolog has been sold to Hi-Media for $90 million. Congrats to John Borthwick (whom I know from his time at AOL), Scott Heiferman (whom I met once during the iTraffic days.) Fotolog is one of the few

Posted in Internet, New York City

Wikipedia faster than Kantei

This is sort of like shooting fish in a barrel I suppose but I note that the next day after Abe announces his new cabinet (shuffling chairs on the deck of the…) Wikipedia “Cabinet of Japan” is updated, but the

Posted in Japan