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K&S Ranch

10 Dec

Steve Blank

In 1976 Saul Steinberg created the March 29th cover of the New Yorker and created a visual meme of a city who was completely self-absorbed.

Kirby Scudder, a neighbor on the California coast just did a poster of the view of Palo Alto as the center of universe.

Palo Alto poster Kirby has done several of these city posters here.  I thought it was a fun poster given its unique vantage point from the Pacific Ocean looking towards San Francisco Bay.

I was wondering where our ranch would be on the map until I looked closer.

K&S Ranch has been memorialized on the poster!

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Apple is overwhelmingly reliant on games for App Store revenue

10 Dec

No Place Like Home

4 Apr

Kim’s Guest Review of Maria Grace’s Given Good Principle Series

4 Apr

Reflections of a Book Addict

By now, you guys are well aware of the fact that I binge book series (you’ve read my Series Spotlight posts.) I read one, get hooked, and just have to keep binging.

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One of my most recent binge-reads was Maria Grace’s Given Good Principles series. Of the four parts I read, the first two are prequels to Pride and Prejudice, book three re-imagines P&P, while book four is a sequel to P&P. Grace had some pretty ingenious ways of getting the characters to realize what their personality/character flaws were PRIOR to meeting each other.

For a direct link to my review, click here.

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Pull-to-Refresh and More Added in Latest Update

4 Apr

WordPress for Android

The latest update of WordPress for Android is now available. Version 2.7 brings some great new features along with it. Read on to find out more!

Pull-to-Refresh

Pull to Refresh
You can now refresh content in the app by using the familiar pull-to-refresh gesture. Just swipe down on any screen in the app and you’ll get the freshest content available for that screen.

Performance Improvements

We also worked hard on making the app perform faster and more efficiently behind the scenes:

  • Your stats have been optimized to load and scroll faster than ever before.
  • Posts and Pages now support infinite scroll so you can easily load more content.
  • Media upgrades let you see content faster and scroll more smoothly.
  • We improved the post editor — it now uses less of your device’s memory when adding media to a post.

Much More

This release includes many more small enhancements and fixes. Curious what they are? Check out the GitHub milestone for more…

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