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kama'aina wahini/urban (cars)

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kama'aina wahini/urban (cars), originally uploaded by i-quanyin. omg!!! i've located my photos i thought were lost, from last year. on flickr. i closed my yahoo mail account and could never find them again, till now!

even some weird poetry.

how do i merge my old account into my new one?

Ars Technica's most popular stories of 2009

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Another year has come and gone. 2009 saw a couple of major operating system releases, but the releases of Windows 7 and Mac OS X 10.6 were just a couple of the stories that piqued our readers' interest over the past 12 months. Here are the ten news posts with the highest number of pageviews over the past year, followed by the five most popular features.Top 10 news storiesBricks in iPod boxes: the retail employee perspective: The tech world is full of mysteries. We try to answer one of the least pressing: why do rocks, bricks, and even meat end up in product boxes on a semiregular basis?PC Modern Warfare 2: it's much worse than you thought: Modern Warfare 2 has long earned the ire of PC gamers for its lack of dedicated servers, but Infinity Ward has now announced that it's taking away much more than control over hosting with the game in one long face-palm of a question and answer session. No servers, no console, no mods, no problem!Upgrading to Windows 7: what XP and Vista…

downtown ashland, oregon

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100_0813, originally uploaded by iquanyin. halloween, of course

AT&T says NY is “not ready for iPhone,” and that’s just goddamn friggin peachy

What the hell is wrong with AT&T? Now there are stories out saying they won’t sell iPhones to anyone in New York City. When a reporter called customer service to see if that could really be true, the customer service person said, “New York is not ready for the iPhone.”New York. The biggest city in the United States, a place where I’m told many business and finance and media type people are living, cannot have the iPhone anymore? Does it say that somewhere in AT&T’s ads? Somehow I must have missed the little asterisk after the “We’ve got the fastest 3G network” phrase — the asterisk that takes you to a little disclaimer that says, “Except your phone won’t work for shit in the largest city in the United States.”Update: Now there are other reports that AT&T is saying they’re doing this because of “fraudulent activity” in New York.Honestly I’m just freaking out right now. Katie is here feeding me Ativans and I’m just chewing them up like breath mints and wishing I was Dr. Davi…

laura's sheep ranch

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100_1070, originally uploaded by iquanyin. where i spent christmas

2009 As Seen Through Twitter Hashtags

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Chris Allison is a social media strategist at NeboWeb, where he helps clients make the most of the social web. You can follow him on Twitter as the voice behind @Neboweb.You may have seen TwitterTwitter’s recently announced most discussed topics of ‘09. The list really highlights the gravity of this important year: A new US President was sworn into office, celebrities died and celebrities were born, there were revolutions, there were pandemics, and technology continued its rapid advance.2009 has also been a huge year for Twitter itself, as the network has rapidly become the sieve through which all real-time news and culture flows. Here, we break down the most influential topics that passed through Twitter this year, and discuss what they mean for users and the service itself.
Follow Fridays
On January 16th, Micah Baldwin of Lijit Networks started Follow Fridays. It wasn’t a marketing test or viral experiment — it was just Micah being Micah. By the end of that Friday the hashtag #follow…