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Where Were You on September 11, 2001?        

Sept. 11, 2011   37560 views

Where Were You on September 11, 2001?

More than 28,800 readers answered this question posted by the New York Times, and I am sure it was on the mind of millions more, mine included. I kept reading the comments and was completely mesmerized.

The New York Times took the words of these 28,800 readers and counted the number of times ...

How to Make a Great Portrait Tagxedo        

Dec. 3, 2010   69131 views

Wanna make a Tagxedo with a portrait? It's certainly harder than using basic shapes, but it is so much fun once you master it. And I'll show you step-by-step how to do it!

The key to a good portrait Tagxedo is ... a good portrait. The B&W portraits of Abraham Lincoln and Steve Jobs are what I call ideal -- ...

Tagxedo Lab - the Making of a Buddha Tagxedo        

Sept. 23, 2010   33149 views

A reader wanted some advice on how to make a Tagxedo in the shape of Buddha. I am happy to help, but why not turn this into a mini-tutorial? So let's do it. I encourage you to follow it as if this is a lab exercise.

First, I am going to start with the Wikipedia entry on Buddha http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buddha. ...

Ron Conway v. Dave McClure        

Sept. 23, 2010   49141 views

Michael Arlington of TechCrunch broke a very colorful story yesterday, now known as Angelgate, about a secret super-angel meeting that he crashed. In his blog, Arlington accused the angels of collusion and price fixing, conjuring up schemes to rip off entrepreneurs and fend off competitions from VCs and other new angels. http://techcrunch.com/2010/09/21/so-a-blogger-walks-into-a-bar/

One of the angels' in attendence, Dave ...

Language is Hard, Fun        

Sept. 10, 2010   36173 views

have made two enhancements to the way CJK (Chinese, Japanese, Korean) languages are handled.

First, for Chinese, a better word analysis is implemented, resulting in a more accurate analysis. The above image is made from a few articles about the actor 甄子丹 and his new film 精武風雲.陳真 reprising a role played by 李小龍 (Bruce Lee), using ...