Recipes and U.S. copyright law

I often search for recipes online and end up at sites like Allrecipes.com. The recipes I find often have terrific reviews and star ratings. The problem, however, is that people are dumb. You see, people have a bad habit of writing reviews along the lines of: Oh my gosh this is the most amazing recipe in the world! My family loves it! My dog loves it! My neighbors love it! Oh by the way I...

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Yale School of Art

Recently I blogged about Yale and their intelligent use of Drupal. Today I would like to blog about Yale again. Well, a part of Yale. Specifically, the Yale University School of Art. This page is, well, let’s just say it is “unique”. Or maybe “special” would be a better description. They decided it’d be a cool idea to make the page a wiki that any Yale art...

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Pinterest needs some work

Pinterest needs some work

My wife convinced me to try out Pinterest. It is basically a normal bookmarking site that shows a thumbnail from the bookmarked site (not to be confused with a thumbnail of the bookmarked site). The thing that makes it so popular is that it is geared towards the kind of stuff you’d find in Martha Stewart Living, and the terminology/interface is geared towards non-techies. And that is the...

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Nuclear Risk

Nuclear Risk

For a few months on my mission I got really into playing Risk. We’d often spend our entire preparation day trying to conquer the world. It was a blast! I still like to play Risk a lot today (found it for $3.99 at a thrift store!), but I most often like to play what I call Nuclear Risk. To play Nuclear Risk, all you need are the normal pieces that come with the game, and a few additional...

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2011 Goal Update (September)

This is my ninth monthly report on how I’m doing with my goals for 2011: Read the Book of Mormon again. I’m still behind, but I’m making serious progress towards getting back on track. The difficulty is that I’ve started a Book of Mormon class which has me reading the Book of Mormon from the beginning. Earn as much from my side business as I was earning from my day job....

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