Archive for September, 2012

Art Platform Los Angeles

September 30th, 2012 by alephnaught

Art Platform Los Angeles

Aviva and I decided to check out the Art Platform Los Angeles art fair in Santa Monica. It’s held in a few airplane hangers at the Santa Monica Airport. The show was okay, I saw a few things I liked, Aviva saw a few less that she liked (which is normal); we also checked out […]

Photos from DreamForce 2012 #df12

September 23rd, 2012 by alephnaught

Photos from DreamForce 2012 #df12

I got to attend DreamForce 2012; in case you don’t know, that’s the yearly meetup for all things Salesforce.com. I had a great time and achieved two of my three objectives (the third will have to come later – there were no good sessions covering what I was looking for). The conference was huge, spanning […]

Two gorgeous business cards from Necromance

September 14th, 2012 by alephnaught

Two gorgeous business cards from Necromance

Aviva and I visited one of our favorite West Hollywood shops, Necromance, and I picked up their two business cards. The store is really cool; I bought a skunk skull once and on this trip a pair of bone earrings carved in the shape of a human skull. These business cards are fabulous! Translate

Yiddishkeit: Jewish Vernacular and the New Land (review)

September 11th, 2012 by alephnaught

Yiddishkeit: Jewish Vernacular and the New Land (review)

Title: Yiddishkeit: Jewish Vernacular and the New Land [Hardcover] Author: Paul Buhle, Harvey Pekar, Neal Gabler, David Lasky, Barry Deutsch, Peter Kuper, Spain Rodriguez, Sharon Rudahl Hardcover: 240 pages Publisher: Abrams ComicArts; Bilingual edition (September 1, 2011) Language: English ISBN-10: 0810997495 ISBN-13: 978-0810997493 This is a very cool book – most of it is a […]

The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business (review)

September 9th, 2012 by alephnaught

The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business (review)

Title: The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business [Hardcover] Author: Charles Duhigg Hardcover: 400 pages Publisher: Random House; 1 edition (February 28, 2012) Language: English ISBN-10: 1400069289 ISBN-13: 978-1400069286 If you’re into leadership or self-help or helping others, this book should be on your bookshelf (or your iPad). […]

Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet [Hardcover] (review)

September 8th, 2012 by alephnaught

Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet [Hardcover] (review)

Title: Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet [Hardcover] Author:Andrew Blum (Author) Hardcover: 304 pages Publisher: Ecco (May 29, 2012) Language: English ISBN-10: 0061994936 ISBN-13: 978-0061994937 If you want to understand more about the internet, this is a great book. Where most books tell you about web browsers and on-line apps, this book […]