Monthly Archive: January 2007

Burning Man in Hawaii

Burning Man in Hawaii

What is Burning Man? It’s almost easier to say what it isn’t. Every September, tens of thousands of artists, musicians, free-thinkers, anarchists, exhibitionists, and other assorted humans create a temporary city in Navada’s Black...

The Hawaii Chair?

The Hawaii Chair?

Oh, sweet mother of… the Hawaii Chair? “Anyone who has been to or seen anything on Hawaii has come across this unique dance form. The traditional Polynesian Hula dance encourages the combination of cardiovascular...

LEGOs, Robots, and Kids, Oh My!

LEGOs, Robots, and Kids, Oh My!

LEGOs are more than toys. Robots are serious business. And math and science can be fun. Don’t believe me? Check out an interesting demonstration at UH tomorrow afternoon. Mathematics professor Monique Chyba will be...

iPhonegate: Cisco’s sneaky sticker

iPhonegate: Cisco’s sneaky sticker

You can’t throw a dead pixel on the internet without hitting commentary about Apple’s new iPhone. First the “reality-distortion field prompted a torrent of ecstatic, orgasmic cheers. Then the inevitable backlash followed with extensive...

Apple iPhone Does Hawaii

Apple iPhone Does Hawaii

Apple CEO Steve Jobs redefined the mobile phone market this morning with the iPhone, a device that everyone expected, yet was completely unexpected. And as part of his live demonstration of the iPhone, Jobs...

I Flew Go

I Flew Go

Actually, we flew “go!, the new interisland airline that’s so quirky, it’s lowercase and punctuated. (Check out my videoblog entry, “go! Interisland.”) It’s a subsidiary of Phoenix-based low-cost carrier Mesa Air, and it’s shaken...

Go ‘Ono!

Go ‘Ono!

Congratulations to Reid over at the excellent local restaurant review blog ‘Ono Kine Grindz, who was surprised to learn that his site has, once again, made the finalist list for the “Top 5 Food...

MyHeavy Vexing Vloggers

MyHeavy Vexing Vloggers

Online video is hot. YouTube competitors were “breeding like rabbits” before Google bought YouTube for a bazillion dollars. Of course, in order for these sites to court venture capitalists with a straight face, they’re...

Get a Bead on Feed Reading

Get a Bead on Feed Reading

I’ve made no secret of my undying love for Google Reader, Google’s snazzy newsreader. It’s gotten me excited about blogs, and blogging again… no small feat, when you consider I was sick of the...

Community? Bah, Humbug!

Community? Bah, Humbug!

When it comes to the personal web, citizen media, social networks, and all the other stuff shoveled under the banner of “Web 2.0″ these days, I’m about as strong an evangelist and fan as...