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December 31, 2018

For a very long time everybody refuses and then almost without a pause almost everybody accepts.

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Said artist Margaux Lange, "There's a quote that I cut out of a magazine [above] when I was in high school which has hung on the wall of every studio space I've occupied since. It reads:

For a very long time everybody refuses and then almost without a pause almost everybody accepts.

December 31, 2018 at 02:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)

My Twitter on November 26, 2006


Blast from the past.

Has it really been twelve years?

December 31, 2018 at 12:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)

Outline Easter Egg

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I waxed enthusiastic earlier this year about Outline, a Chrome extension which strips out all the ads and popups and detritus from online articles and presents them in an easy to read format.

I've come to realize it has another function, one that makes the fact that it's free — the way we like it — even more remarkable.

When you crash into a paywall like the one pictured up top — something that happens to me pretty much on a daily basis — you just click the Outline icon on your toolbar and the article appears, in the usual Outline format.

In other words, it bypasses paywalls.


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Above, the blocked article after Outline rattled its cage.

December 31, 2018 at 10:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (0)

Casio G-Shock Gulfmaster


Casio flexes.

From the website:


Know the weather and the hour with this sophisticated new time-keeping device from Casio, equipped with sensors for measuring direction, atmospheric pressure, and altitude, as well as temperature.

On this watch, the hands indicate both atmospheric pressure and compass bearing, making this an indispensable item for the serious outdoors type.

Available in black or blue, the Gulfmaster is shock-resistant, water-resistant, and comes with a host of other functions, including tide graphs, moon data, world time, alarms, stopwatch, and more.

Features and Details:

• Shock-resistant

• Colors: black (GWN-1000B-1A) or blue (GWN-1000B-1B)

• Water resistance up to 200 meters (656 feet)

• Radio frequencies: 77.5 kHz (DCF77: Germany); 60 kHz (MSF: UK); 60 kHz (WWVB: USA); 40 kHz (JJY: Fukushima, Japan) / 60 kHz (JJY: Kyushu, Japan); 68.5 kHz (BPC: China)

• Radio wave reception: Automatic reception up to six times a day (except for use in China: up to five times a day); manual reception

• Digital compass: Measures and displays direction as one of 16 points with the second hand; measuring range: 0° to 359°; measuring unit: 1°; 60 seconds continuous measurement; bidirectional calibration, and magnetic declination correction

• Barometer: Measuring range: 260 hPa to 1,100 hPa (7.65 to 32.45 inHg); measuring unit: 1 hPa (0.05 inHg); atmospheric pressure change indicator (±10 hPa); atmospheric pressure tendency graph (past 20 hours graph display); barometric pressure tendency information(arrow indicates significant pressure changes)

• Altimeter: Measuring range: -700m to 10,000m (-2,300 to 32,800 ft); measuring unit: 1m (5 ft); altitude change indicator (±100 m / ±1000 m); others: measurement interval setting (every 5 seconds / every 2 minutes) (1 second for first three minutes only)

• Thermometer: Measuring range: -10 to 60°C (14 to 140°F); measuring unit: 0.1°C (0.2°F)

• Tide graph: Tide level for specific date and time

• Moon data: moon age of the specific date

• World time: 29 cities (29 time zones; daylight saving on/off, Home city/World time city swapping) and Coordinated Universal Time, auto switching/ standard time and Coordinated Universal Time

• Stopwatch: 1/100 second; measuring capacity: 24 hours; measuring modes: elapsed time, split time, 1st and 2nd place times

• Countdown timer: Measuring unit: 1 second (maximum 60 minutes)

• Alarm: 5 independent daily alarms; hourly time signal

• Other functions: Full auto-calendar; 12/24-hour format; battery level indicator; button operation tone on/off; full auto double LED light with afterglow: 1.5/3.0 seconds; Hand-concealment function (manual, auto: barometer / altimeter / thermometer function)

• Power source: Tough Solar power system (high-capacity solar-charging system)

• About 23 months of continuous operation with power-saving function ON after full charge

• Case size: around 44.9 x 55.8 x 16mm (1.8 x 2.2 x 0.6")

• Weight: 101g (3.5 oz)


Casio-g-shock-gulfmaster-gwn-1000-watch copy

$709 (time included).

December 31, 2018 at 08:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (0)

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