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Geeks with Jeeps Week in Moab, Utah (Pictorial)

April 29, 2015 3 comments

I’m going to be posting some of these on my 500px account, which will require more work because of keyword tagging, etc. But for now I thought I’d simply post the main photos here (there are over 100, so take your time.

No, I didn’t take Porkchop or Badger (they’re not ready for travel anywhere, and even if they were they couldn’t have made most of the stuff we were doing).

Enjoy. (oh, and please don’t steal. Reposting with attribution is fine).

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Uber vs. Barcelona Taxis: A “Study”

October 15, 2014 8 comments

Uber-Barcelona-Barcinno-300x200This week I have been in Barcelona for work and decided to do a little research, albeit extremely unscientific. Because of a corporate travel screwup I happened to get placed in a hotel more than 5 miles from the venue, with no real public transportation option (not that didn’t take over an hour commute each way, at least).

I happened to take a taxi from the airport to the hotel, dropping off a couple of friends who were on the same flight as I was, but staying at a different hotel. The driver then proceeded to take me to my hotel, driving nearly all the way back to the airport to drop me off. Needless to say, I felt like the piss had been taken in a big way.

As a result, I decided to give Uber a try again (an earlier experience in San Francisco hadn’t been quite so pleasant) and see if I could get better service. The results, as they say, were mixed. Read more…

Short Excursion in Prague

February 6, 2013 1 comment

Not much wordiness here. Just some photos I took wandering around Prague for a couple of hours today. I’m in the city for customer and colleague presentations, but couldn’t pass up the only time to take a break and see the sights, especially since I haven’t been here since 2008.

A Beauty to Behold

A Beauty to Behold

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