Postcards from the Bleeding Edge
Wednesday, December 31, 2008

  Feliz Año Nuevo

to everyone... and all that.

While the rest of the world struggled, this was a very good year for me. Arguably the best I've had a very long time...

Last year at this time, I was flying to New Zealand. I spent a few weeks there (loved it) and then a few months traveling Australia (highlight - hacking with David Rowe and linux.conf.au), Malaysia and Hong Kong, then a brief stop to visit my friends in California, and then back to Nicaragua, where I surfed every other day and lost weight and gained friends and a deep tan...

In the coming year... I don't plan to go anywhere but to the beach. Well, maybe, come September, I'll go somewhere.

Workwise, I have some audio code here and there to finish, (an odd Christmas present was hearing my tranzport and alphatrack drivers went into the linux-staging tree), and some stuff I can't talk about...

...AND a steady gig two-three nights a week. I hope a (couple) record(s) come out of it.


I plan to work much more heavily on my Spanish... and turn off the prolefeed,

There were times in my life where I would have sneered at such a plan - so unambitious! - but to hell with that, I hope to sit out the troubles that the world will have next year - with style - and that's all I'm aiming for.

I hope that next year isn't going to be as bad for everyone else as I fear, and for now

Happy New Year

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Inside the Internet Mind - trying to map the weather within the global supercomputer that consists of humans and google
Sex In Politics - If politicians spent more time pounding the flesh rather than pressing it, it would be a better world
Getting resources from space - An alternative to blowing money on mars using NEAs.
On the Columbia - Why I care about space
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