Fractals of Change: January 2008

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19 posts from January 2008

January 31, 2008

Smart Reader Solves Mystery

Smart reader Chris quickly solved the More...

January 30, 2008

Mystery of the Cloned Blog

Clearly a bot did it. But whose bot? Who is hosting this mysterious (and unauthorized) Japanese clone of Fractals of Change? Why? You can help solve this mystery.


January 29, 2008

Outside Chair

Longtime friend Rob Shurtleff, now a VC among many other endeavors, has More...

January 28, 2008

Pam’s Poem

On our recent sailing trip, we swam with the sea lions off their rocks in the Sea of Cortez. Friend Marc got scratched or bitten by a playful cub; same cub bit my flipper, just as my puppy Bruiser would have, when I used i More...

January 27, 2008

The Curse of the Tarahumara

The old man with the slim-hipped body of a boy did a rain dance for our entertainment. He was once a world champion in the 100 mile super-marathon. The Tarahumara Indians run rather than walk; they live in steep canyons – More...

January 24, 2008

tSolar Use and Disuse

On the Island of San Francisco in the Sea of Cortez (Gulf of California) there are salt pits, an ancient marvel of solar engineering. The pits are rectangles of about fifty feet by twenty five and dug two or three feet int More...

January 22, 2008

Small World at Sea

Resource conservation and tactical tradeoffs were a sub-theme of our sailing week on the Sea of Cortez. Unlike the Caribbean and other places we’ve rented boats, there are no restaurants or stores to stop at where we were More...

January 19, 2008

Out of Touch

As faithful readers can tell from my lack of posts, there really are no Internet connections available north of La Paz in the southern Sea of Cortez (Gulf of California) – or at least I haven’t found any yet. We haven’t be More...

January 17, 2008

Out of Touch

If you see this post (and there's a good chance that you will), it means that I really couldn't find a good Internet connection in the Sea of Cortez north of La Paz and resisted the temptation to sail to connectivity.

In fact, posts have been on autopilot all week.


January 15, 2008

Watching the Meter Run Backwards - Priceless

If you don't see a YouTube graphic above, click here for the video.

Holding a camera in video mode sideways - r More...

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