Boating
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Maddie takes a Legoland boat for a spin. Boating

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Painting her bedroom
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Thought this was cute. The roller on the right is hers. Painting her bedroom by rbanks.

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Posts on PSFK
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Quick shout out to PSFK, who’ve “reprinted” two recent Technology Heirlooms posts of mine on their site (1 & 2). I had a blast with them last year at their very excellent Good Ideas Salon in London. Follow them on Twitter if you get a chance. They consistently find articles and trends that I see

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CHI 2010 workshop on HCI at the End of Life
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On the 10th of April I helped host a workshop session at this years Computer Human Interaction conference (known by the shorthand “CHI”) in Atlanta, Georgia, with Mike Massimi (who really did the bulk of the work), Dave Kirk and Will Odom. I’m a little late getting this out, but I thought I’d write up

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Old Timecard Video
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I’d forgotten about this video from last year’s Innovation Day event at Microsoft Research in Cambridge (so this was from about April 2009). It shows the V1 of Timecard, which was a non-working proof of concept that came before the working version I described recently. The comments about the goals behind the project still apply,

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Mad Iron Men
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Fun to see John Slattery reprise his role as Roger Sterling in Mad Men by playing Iron Man’s father, Howard Stark, in Iron Man 2. Looks like all the practice he’s had on TV playing a guy with a whisky permanently in hand really paid off on the big screen.

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Maddie learns to ride
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Maddie took off on her bicycle this week. She used a balance bike for quite a few months, to the point where she could coast along on it for a long way with her feet off the ground. Then two goes on her new bike, without stabilizers, and she told me to “let go” and

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