Daily Archives: April 21, 2012

Occupy Wall Street: April 21, 2012

All photos taken this morning, Saturday April 21, 2012. Resampled and resized to VGA, click any to enlarge.

Baal the Bull, not photographed, was still being guarded by NYPD.

This was the first sign of Occupy I encountered:

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McLaren Car

All photos taken this morning, Saturday April 21, 2012. Resampled and resized to VGA, click any to enlarge.

Looks like a One-Percenter’s car to me. It wouldn’t have lasted long in my Hood.

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NYC Street War: KONY

All photos taken this morning, Saturday April 21, 2012. Resampled and resized to VGA, click any to enlarge.

Let me make it clear up front that I don’t want to know what the hell KONY is. I saw some tweets about it weeks ago relating to some scandal and a seeming madman and even that’s more brainspace than I want to give it. If I wanted to know more, I’d go to Wikipedia. So don’t leave Comments trying to show how smart you are. I’m not getting dragged into this other than to note there’s a signage war happening in Manhattan.

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Signs Of The eFuture On The Street

All photos taken this morning, Saturday April 21, 2012. Resampled and resized to VGA, click any to enlarge.

Signs of us being tethered to technology are prevalent on the streets of New York City, if you just look. Here are some of them from today.

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Update dotEPUB!

I got caught out this week, with my Bookmarklet no longer working. It turns out there was an update and I didn’t know it.

See how to update it as an Extension for Firefox in this video.

Other people use things that will save a webpage to read later. I like dumping those pages into an ePub file to eventually read later on an eInk or tablet screen.

And oh, if you have a Kindle, it will save in Kindle (MOBI) format too. Now you have no excuse not to get it.

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Freedom Tower: April 21, 2012

All photos taken this morning, Saturday April 21, 2012. Resampled and resized to VGA, click any to enlarge.

I was at a variety of places in Manhattan this morning, so I decided to do a bonus post with views from different areas.

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The Search For Etan Patz

All photos taken this morning, Saturday April 21, 2012. Resampled and resized to VGA, click any to enlarge.

A six-year-old child who disappeared thirty-three years ago might have been buried in a nearby basement for all those decades.

Now the grim work of seeing if they should have dug there in the beginning is in progress.

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