barbie the computer engineer

trivia: barbie’s real name is barbara millicent roberts. i can’t imagine her lasting long in the geeky, lonely, virgin-infested world of computer programmers.

old rusty links being cleaned off

it’s time to get back into supplying some link action for my readers:

blue bottle coffee

-> the mercury news is just a couple years behind in their lifestyle column bringing up blue bottle and philz coffee. maybe it’s time to find a new place now that mainstream folks will be clogging up the stores. [mercury news]

-> the top contributors to obama’s campaign include google, microsoft and harvard university. mitt romney’s top contributors are all banks (jp morgan, goldman sachs, morgan stanley). i can’t speak for the validity of the source, but it doesn’t surprise me. [open secrets]

-> the article says that early pot use could cause iq decline in adulthood, but liz seems to clearly buck this trend. maybe she can start her own business coaching teens, like isaac, on how to manage it. [sf gate]

 

the calm before the storm

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the few moments of calm brotherly love before entering a lego theme park. it’s a little misty here in carlsbad bit still warm enough to sweat chasing the boys. if there ever was an approved occasion to put a leash on a boy, this is the place. it’s a nerdgasm for both children and middle-aged adult males.