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Downtown · I mean in the Manhattan sense; I was there Tuesday and having an hour to spare went for a walk, ending up at the South Street Seaport, from whence this picture ...
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Ground Zero Balls · The kinds of balls that go on the ends of cables hanging from cranes I mean; don’t even know what they’re called. These particular balls and cables and cranes are on the Ground Zero site in lower Manhattan ...
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Fuzzy Clichés and Money · Being an illustrated ramble through the last three days, which I spent in Manhattan talking about money. Some of the photos are the most painfully obvious clichés and to make it worse fuzzy and blurry too. Those adjectives might apply at least in part to the money business too ...
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Cab Pix, Joplin and Boyle · I don’t really ♥NY that much, but you can’t deny that it’s intense and efficient. I was in town really for only one working day, but managed to speak at the Syndicate conference, about which many others have written, to sit down with the new Sun Software CTO (& hence my manager) Hal Stern (hey, he can blog, this is gonna work out), to have a real useful meeting with Adam Bosworth over at the Google office on Broadway, to do some Atom business with a couple of our WG members and some general schmoozing with Udell and Scoble and Lasica and so on, and to eat an excellent dinner courtesy of Nooked. This still left time to walk thirty blocks to a nice concert featuring a Russian virtuoso, Joplin rags and a world premiere by Benjamin C.S. Boyle, whom you’ve never heard of but might soon. More on the concert and pictures from the cab-ride ...
 
Geeks@Mets? · I’m traveling to New York next week, arriving at LaGuardia 5:30 PM or so on Tuesday May 17th. I thought rather than struggle downtown, I’d cruise over to Shea and catch the Mets at home to the Reds. Anyone want to go see the game?
 
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