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January 2013

Lay ho, Hong Kong World-readable
2013-01-03 19:09:57
In which the intrepid narrator begins to explore Hong Kong
Tags: travel
Defending the harbor World-readable
2013-01-04 01:43:14
In which the intrepid narrator beats jet-lag and worries about the appropriate level of history to discuss with a preschooler
Tags: travel
Cheung Chau World-readable
2013-01-04 08:32:55
In which the intrepid narrator visits the outlying island of Cheung Chau
Tags: travel
Christmas at the Peak World-readable
2013-01-06 18:55:01
In which the intrepid narrator spends Christmas on Victoria Peak in Hong Kong
Tags: travel
The New Territories World-readable
2013-01-07 18:53:17
In which the intrepid narrator explores the New Territories
Tags: travel
A day without a plan World-readable
2013-01-08 19:05:44
In which the intrepid narrator tries to get a visa for the People's Republic, and tries to go shopping in Hong Kong
Tags: travel
Hong Kong Disneyland World-readable
2013-01-12 20:35:01
In which the intrepid narrator experiences the magic kingdom and the middle kingdom at the same time
Tags: travel
UART at BLUG World-readable
2013-01-13 11:48:13
In which the intrepid narrator gives an impromptu talk about his day-job at the Boulder Linux User's Group meeting
Tags: tech
Guangzhou World-readable
2013-01-13 12:33:34
In which the intrepid narrator visits the third-largest city in the People's Republic of China
The Noonday Gun World-readable
2013-01-14 21:41:00
In which the intrepid narrator spends his last full day in Hong Kong picking off the last few sites he missed
Tags: travel
Leaving Hong Kong World-readable
2013-01-15 20:51:53
In which the intrepid narrator bids farewell to Hong Kong after ten days in the Special Administrative Region and fails to visit the giant Buddha on Lantau Island
Tags: travel
Provisional capital World-readable
2013-01-17 19:37:44
In which the intrepid narrator explores Taipei in the rain
Tags: travel
Sunology World-readable
2013-01-18 19:11:43
In which the intrepid narrator sees a giant panda, rides a gondola, contemplates the study of Sunology, gets nearly lost on the alleys and lanes of Taipei, and eats a Ma-Po tofu burger
Tags: travel
Living in the future World-readable
2013-01-19 11:45:15
In which the intrepid narrator visits the National Palace Museum, meets a friendly local student, goes shopping, and visits the erstwhile tallest building in the world
Tags: travel
2013-01-19 18:39:43
In which the intrepid narrator flies home, lands before taking off, and experiences the same day twice
Tags: travel
The Floors World-readable
2013-01-20 12:32:52
In which the intrepid narrator installs a beautiful (and expensive) hard wood floor

February 2013

2013-02-06 20:44:06
In which the intrepid narrator unleashes an ebook on the unsuspecting populous
Tags: travel

March 2013

mod_rewrite World-readable
2013-03-10 20:17:40
In which the intrepid narrator does his part to keep the Internet free of the scourge of link rot
Tags: tech
Recommended reading World-readable
2013-03-10 20:48:38
In which the intrepid reader suggests books for his wife to read
Tags: books
2013-03-24 12:12:35
In which the intrepid narrator delves deeper into Legos
Tags: lego

April 2013

Criminal terrorism World-readable
2013-04-21 13:18:51
In which the intrepid narrator tries to figure out why similar mass-casualty events are treated differently
Spring snow World-readable
2013-04-30 21:21:54
In which the intrepid narrator skis to Lake Isabelle in spring conditions, and finds a new class of gear to lust after

June 2013

Month of May World-readable
2013-06-01 21:03:54
In which the intrepid narrator evaluates Front Range snow conditions, visits San Diego, and eradicates an invasive weed.
2013-06-03 20:35:04
In which the intrepid narrator tours civil engineering sites in Boulder County, celebrates Holi, and observes Colorado Thirteener Day.
Flying east World-readable
2013-06-04 20:38:42
In which the intrepid narrator takes his four-year-old to New York City
Tags: travel
Legos in Times Square World-readable
2013-06-15 20:50:17
In which the intrepid narrator explores Manhattan with his preschooler and finds a giant X-Wing built entirely in Lego
Tags: travel
Between the lions World-readable
2013-06-19 20:15:53
In which the intrepid narrator and his preschooler visit Roosevelt Island, the New York Public Library, the American Museum of Natural History, Strawberry Fields, and Curry Hill
Tags: travel
30 Rock in Lego World-readable
2013-06-20 21:08:33
In which the intrepid narrator visits the High Line and loses his camera on the Top of the Rock
Tags: travel
2013-06-21 20:59:28
In which the intrepid narrator recovers his camera, tours Lower Manhattan in the rain, and tries to explain September 11 to a preschooler
Tags: travel
South Ferry World-readable
2013-06-23 20:36:38
In which the intrepid narrator bids farewell to New York City and unlocks a major parenting achievement
Tags: travel
2013-06-29 21:06:13
In which the intrepid narrator digs up his old journal to recap his first trip to New York City, as a nine-year-old in 1990
Tags: travel
The Rug World-readable
2013-06-30 17:14:46
In which the intrepid narrator buys an area rug off Craigslist

July 2013

Great Sand Dunes World-readable
2013-07-20 17:25:19
In which the intrepid narrator goes camping at the Great Sand Dunes and stages an impromptu engineering workshop in the sand
Tags: travel
Data sets World-readable
2013-07-27 23:22:26
In which the intrepid narrator tries to figure out how many miles his cars have driven each year

September 2013

Deluge World-readable
2013-09-14 12:21:40
In which the intrepid narrator weathers a 100-year-flood in Boulder
After the flood World-readable
2013-09-26 21:04:36
In which the intrepid narrator cleans up after Boulder's 1% flood event
2013-09-28 14:20:58
In which the intrepid narrator takes obsolete and broken electronics to Ecocycle's CHaRM
2013-09-28 14:57:17
In which the intrepid narrator atones for a previous homeowner's crimes against baseboard molding

October 2013

Like riding a bike World-readable
2013-10-06 16:45:28
In which the intrepid narrator gets a tiny pedal bike for his preschooler

November 2013

Introducing Freya World-readable
2013-11-07 21:02:31
In which the intrepid narrator acquires a new Thinkpad X1 Carbon
Faraday cage World-readable
2013-11-09 17:42:11
In which the intrepid narrator takes Calvin trick-or-treating in his lab and shows off an actual Faraday cage
2013-11-18 20:41:46
In which the intrepid narrator indulges Calvin's Lego obsession
Tags: lego
2013-11-23 18:12:34
I wanted to title this "I know what you planted in your garden last summer" but managed to resist

December 2013

Fun with natural gas World-readable
2013-12-08 13:35:06
In which the intrepid narrator survives a major natural gas outage in sub-zero temperatures
Merry Christmas World-readable
2013-12-25 12:03:15
Flood disaster tourism World-readable
2013-12-30 21:59:49
In which the intrepid narrator indulges in some flood tourism
Tags: flood
Bitscape, age 26, is a highly sought white hat hacker and an agent of
social subversion. An avid fan of salsa, developer-centric web design,
and cheesy pop music, Bitscape co-creates a world of love and
acceptance by sharing his vision. He enjoys helping low-tech firms
define their offline strategy, and he's advised many anonymous
unknowns, including the homeless on Pearl Street, escaped mental
patients, and hookers on East Colfax. As an aspiring web bum, he
applies his knowledge to a community venture, the Content Collective.
Bitscape resides in Westminster, Colorado, but may soon be moving into
a van down by the river. For speaking arrangements, don't bother
calling. Your bits will be lost in the noise.
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