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the fresh prince of bernal heights on Twitter: "i’m a simple man, all i want to know is every stairway on Bernal, the penthouse at the Fairmont, and all the alleys in Chinatown take-out from Swan Oyster, Anchor in a brown bag; Telegraph hill hideouts an
"“i’m a simple man, all i want to know is

every stairway on Bernal, the penthouse at the Fairmont, and all the alleys in Chinatown

take-out from Swan Oyster, Anchor in a brown bag; Telegraph hill hideouts and the barbershops in Ingleside

five hundred dollar incense in the japantown mall; fried fish on third street, the slovenian hall

rest a spliff on the window of a Bi-Rite like it was the corner store; cap and a stem on Tank Hill, still run the beach later

La Flaca’s pit bulls at Mariposa and Harrison; pupusas on Mission, tacos at the ocean

respected at Martin de Porres, feared on Union street; grandparents houses buried under freeways and convention centers

the sun through the fog on the domes of The Joy of All Who Sorrow; a three-piece mariachi asleep on the 14 Owl, a closed poker game in a 48th avenue garage

the evening call for prayer on Geary, the 3am lights on Broadway; the lunch line at John’s Grill, the bar at Sam Jordan’s

just, The City"
sanfrancisco  poetry  poems  todo  todolist  loveletters  simplicity 
september 2019 by robertogreco
76X Marin Headlands Express | SFMTA
[via: "Onboard the 76X! @peterhartlaub and @hknightsf weren’t able to include this route for #TotalMuni2018 because it’s weekends only. Marin Headlands, here we come!"

We met a fan on the 76X, and now I get to feel like Beyoncé, @peterhartlaub! Was a beautiful if chilly afternoon at Rodeo Beach, where we visited @TMMC and @HeadlandsArts, not to mention a run in with @apthornley! #totalmunisummer ]
togo  sanfrancisco  muni  marin  todo  buses  sfmta  marinemammalcenter  marinheadlands  headlandscenterforthearts  art  arts  science  classideas 
july 2018 by robertogreco
The all-new Things. Your to-do list for Mac & iOS

It's almost worth buying one of the iOS editions just for research purposes, even if you don't need a task manager. Live with it for a few days, feel how considered it all is, how there are no real dead-ends, wasted movement.

Is it weird that I feel like Things is made in a way I'd expect a Japanese temple carpenter to make an app? Does that make any sense? It feels like an app made of hinoki, like it could have been plucked from a nook inside of Ise Shrine."]
applications  ios  mac  osx  productivity  todo 
march 2018 by robertogreco
Acktodo | The missing todo manager for Slack
"Want to manage team based to-do lists? Use Slack for just yourself and hate switching out to another app to write your to-dos? Want your to-do lists to be with you wherever you go, portable and exportable?"

Well, you've come to the right place, Acktodo is the best to-do management system for Slack available. As simple as you want it to be, scales up to be as complex as you need it to be.
slack  todo  rvdancatt  acktodo 
july 2015 by robertogreco
High Tower Walk in Hollywood Heights | Walking Tour | Travel | KCET
"Tucked between the Hollywood Bowl and Camrose Drive in the Hollywood Hills sits the cozy and unusual High Tower neighborhood, a place that feels like an exciting peek into old Hollywood. The homes along Alta Loma Terrace, the pedestrian pathway at the top of the hill, are accessible either by stairs or by the Bolognese-style "high tower" elevator at the northern end of High Tower Drive. The Carl Kay-designed duplex immediately adjacent to the tower was featured as Philip Marlowe's apartment in the 1973 classic "The Long Goodbye."

The following walking tour of the neighborhood is adapted from my book "Walking LA: 38 Walking Tours Exploring Stairways, Streets and Buildings You Never Knew Existed". Free street parking is available on Camrose Drive, although neighborhood parking restrictions apply when shows are playing at the Hollywood Bowl."
losangeles  walking  todo  2013  hollywood 
april 2013 by robertogreco
We have to stop daydreaming about this « Re-educate Seattle
"we’re trying something new: What if we invited people to come to campus and just to do something they love doing?


This is a different kind of teaching in that it’s spontaneously responding to a student’s curiosity in the moment. This is the kind of activity that enriches the school environment.

* * *

Will these new ideas work? I don’t know. But we’re going to find out.

There are two things we’re not going to. We’re not going to force students to participate in a battery of required activities, then use punishments and rewards to ensure compliance.

And, we’re not going to sit around watching Sir Ken Robinson’s “Do Schools Kill Creativity?” TED talk, lament the sad state of education in this country, & daydream about what it would be like if school was different.

As a society, we have to stop daydreaming about this."
stevemiranda  lcproject  unschooling  deschooling  modeling  teaching  learning  education  2011  pscs  pugetsoundcommunityschool  doing  cv  daydreaming  motivation  punishment  rewards  coercion  compliance  schools  todo  tcsnmy  curriculumisdead  domanifesto  action  actionminded  from delicious
september 2011 by robertogreco
Pinboard - antisocial bookmarking
"This is a rough outline of what we have planned for the site. Things in gray haven't been implemented yet; things in black are live on the site."<br />
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Final item: "Get acquired by Yahoo and slowly grow useless"
pinboard  bookmarking  bookmarks  tagging  roadmap  todo  from delicious
march 2011 by robertogreco
Systems/Layers by Nurri Kim & Adam Greenfield | Diffusion eBooks + StoryCubes
"Around the world, urban form and metropolitan experience are being transformed by the presence of networked computation. The urban fabric and discrete elements in it are newly empowered to capture, process, transmit, display and even act on information. At the same time, our daily tactics of doing and being — practices of citying that have remained invisible throughout recorded history, and have generally been lost to that history — are now being rendered explicit and gathered up by that same network.<br />
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Nurri Kim and Adam Greenfield of Do projects have run “walkshops” devoted to exploring these transformation and their consequences in cities worldwide. Through the Transformations series, they offer Systems/Layers, a quick guide to running a walkshop for yourself, covering the particulars of choosing a terrain, knowing what to look for, recruiting participants, and promoting your event."
urbanism  urban  systems  adamgreenfield  walkshops  todo  classideas  conferenceideas  doprojects  educamp  nurrikim  urbanscale  networkedcities  howto  from delicious
march 2011 by robertogreco
Bezoar — War Resistance films and videos at Other Cinema
"Javier Arbona, Nick Sowers & Kate Chandler present an experimental live slide-, sound- and video-show on the emergence of drones as America’s killing machine of choice. PLUS Steev Hise’s American Business Adventures and Code Pink’s confrontation with the Blackwater mercenaries. Free bread and roses!"
javierarbona  nicksowers  katechandler  drones  sanfrancisco  events  film  multimedia  todo  military  war  warresistance  video  blackwater  militaryindustrialcomplex  from delicious
march 2011 by robertogreco
The Summer Salon Series | San Diego Museum of Art
"The 2011 Summer Salon Series will take place from June 2 through September 1.  A complete line-up of artists and performances will be coming soon.  In the meantime, use the information below to take a stroll down memory lane from last year's Series.  See you this summer!

The San Diego Museum of Art and Agitprop are proud to co-present this summer long program of contemporary artists' performances, talks, demos and workshops."
sandiego  sandiegomuseumofart  agitprop  art  togo  todo  2011  summersalonseries  performance  talks  workshops  glvo  the2837university  agitpropproject  from delicious
january 2011 by robertogreco
GameSalad Creator for Mac - Feed your inner game designer ™ - GameSalad
"Designed for designers.

There's no faster or easier way to get started building a game than with GameSalad Creator. Its visual, drag & drop based style requires absolutely no coding whatsoever. Avoid spending hours poring over code, and spend more time finding the fun.

"Rapid" is an understatement. GameSalad's wide variety of complex behaviors provide almost limitless freedom for varied game genres, styles, and mechanics. On top of its incredible versatility, GameSalad brings a whole new meaning to the phrase "rapid prototyping". Explore the possibilities in hours and days instead of weeks. It's fast. It's versatile. It's GameSalad."
applications  design  gamedesign  gamedev  games  gaming  edg  srg  coding  videogames  ipad  osx  iphone  ios  todo  from delicious
december 2010 by robertogreco
UCSD by Design
"Beginning in fall of 2010 & continuing throughout UCSD's 50th anniversary year, the history & future development of UCSD's built environment will be explored & celebrated in UCSD by Design: Art, Architecture, & Urbanism in the Campus Context.

The UCSD Campus Guide by Dirk Sutro is latest addition to series of campus guides from Princeton Architectural Press…organized around 10 map-guided tours, & presents history of growth of campus & of its architectural landmarks…reveals stories behind architecture, landscapes, & sculptural works of UCSD’s contemporary built environment.

The centerpiece of UCSD by Design is a public lecture & moderated discussion series consisting of 5 events…At the moderated discussions, each keynote speaker will be joined, appropriate to the topic, by invited architects, architectural historians, landscape architects, art historians, Stuart Collection artists, urban planners, campus planners, and academics in related disciplines."

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sandiego  ucsd  mcasd  todo  togo  architecture  design  2010  lectures  campus  history  future  dirksutro  kurtforster  johnwalsh  robertstorr  jean-phillipevassal  gilleclément  charlesjencks  art  landscape  from delicious
september 2010 by robertogreco
San Diego Art News « Last Blog On Earth
"Hey art addicts—get ready to start making longer drives down south. If you want to keep up with the most interesting art shows in town, you’re going to have to add the Southwestern College Art Gallery to your list of go-to venues.

Longtime artist Perry Vasquez has stepped in as co-director of the gallery alongside John Lewis. Vasquez just sent CityBeat a list of upcoming exhibitions, and there are definitely some shows you won’t want to miss. What else would you expect from an artist like Vasquez, a guy whose poster images have proliferated around the globe (see “Keep on Crossin” pictured right) and whose performance art is always somewhat shocking?"
art  sandiego  togo  todo  galleries  southwesterncollege  from delicious
september 2010 by robertogreco
"Specimen is created by Mark Quint, owner of Quint Contemporary Art gallery in San Diego, CA.

Specimen is an online store that sells art and curiosities.

Specimen's inventory (other than the art) is primarily used and vintage, but there are some new items slipped in every so often.

Specimen runs weekly specials, highlights guest selections, buys and trades objects and maintains a wish list for our collector friends.

Specimen is about objects that deserve a second look, closer inspection and a good home."

[Alternate URL: ]
markquint  quintgallery  sandiego  art  curiosities  togo  todo  shopping  vintage  collections  collecting  from delicious
september 2010 by robertogreco
Citilab - Projecte Scratch
"S4A is a Scratch modification that supports simple programming of the Arduino open source hardware platform. It provides new blocks for managing sensors and actuators connected to Arduino. There is also a sensor report board similar to the PicoBoard.<br />
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It has been created to attract people to the programming world. The goal is also to provide a high level interface to Arduino programmers taking profit of Scratch environment with functionalities such as interacting with a set of boards through user events."
scratch  arduino  microcontrollers  coding  programming  edg  srg  s4a  todo  from delicious
september 2010 by robertogreco
Growing the Movement - Practical Theory
"let's start 1,000 EduCons all over the events...aggregate ideas. And, in the words of Arlo Guthrie, "Friends, they may call it a movement."
change  chrislehmann  database  education  educon  technology  web2.0  unconferences  todo  conferences  networking  teaching  schools  gamechanging  tcsnmy  lcproject 
june 2010 by robertogreco
Hidden San Diego
"If you enjoy hiking in San Diego, driving down an old forgotten road or just getting out and exploring, this site is for you. Hidden San Diego highlights areas of the county that few people know about and even fewer visit. The current list of areas on the site can be found in the box below."
sandiego  hiking  todo  tcsnmy  glvo 
april 2010 by robertogreco
{technomania circus}
"Technomania Circus is difficult to explain, but easy to enjoy. You never know what you'll find happening in the Blackyard: blacklight illusion, performance art, dance, puppetry, music, and more. Whatever you find, it's never ordinary.

From our inception in North Park's Xanth Club in 1999, to a several-year stint in the Bay Area, to the current location at the Center for Amusing Arts in Barrio Logan, we've been breaking down the barriers between performer and audience, between culture and crudity, and changing everything you thought you knew about theater in the process. We strive to remain all-inclusive yet retain our edgy and experimental nature."
circus  sandiego  todo  glvo  tcsnmy 
april 2010 by robertogreco
COFAC Consejo Fronterizo de Arte y Cultura
"El Consejo Fronterizo de Arte y Cultura (COFAC) Border Council of Arts and Culture es una organización internacional de las artes, no lucrativa, basada en Tijuana, Baja California. México y Pasadena, California EE.UU., con conexiones en Los Ángeles, San Diego, Ensenada, Tecate y Mexicali.

La junta directiva de COFAC esta integrada por artistas, administradores de arte, promotores culturales, educadores, periodistas, y empresarios de las artes."
tijuana  sandiego  pasadena  art  culture  todo  tecate  mexicali  ensenada  bajacalifornia  losangeles  california  us  mexico  cofac 
march 2010 by robertogreco
A celebration of Mexican art / The Christian Science Monitor -
"Mexico marks two milestones this year: the bicentennial of its independence and the centennial of its revolution. To honor the dual anniversaries, arts institutions all over Los Angeles are mounting shows that trace Mexican culture from its earliest Olmec peoples more than 3,000 years ago, through the Mayan and Aztec empires in the time of Spanish conquest, on up to the most cutting-edge contemporary conceptual artists turning history and tradition on their heads."
mexico  art  losangeles  2010  todo 
march 2010 by robertogreco
"Visual convergences that amuse and surprise" by Volumes and Visions
"Lawrence Weschler -- formerly a New Yorker staff writer, biographer of San Diego based artist Robert Irwin and current head of the New York Institute for Humanities at New York University -- is spending some time at the Getty Research Institute these days. And while he is in Southern California, he is giving some talks, including one at the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library in La Jolla on March 11 at 7:30 p.m.

The title of his talk could be more forthright: "A Defense of Loose-Synapsed Moments: Towards a Typology of Convergences." But his topic is a good one: how images in the world, most often by chance, look a lot like other images. A photograph might look like a painting without even trying to."
lawrenceweschler  sandiego  athenaeum  events  todo  2010  lajolla  art  photography  images 
february 2010 by robertogreco
BLDGBLOG Expedition to the Geoglyphs of Nowhere - Eventbrite
"In the desert 100 miles northeast of Los Angeles is a suburb abandoned in advance of itself: the unfinished extension of a place called California City. Visible from above now as a series of badly paved streets carved into the dust and gravel, the outer edges of California City are like some peculiarly American response to the Nazca Lines. The uninhabited street plan has become an abstract geoglyph—unintentional land art visible from airplanes—not a thriving community at all.
architecture  california  suburbs  bldgblog  desert  abandoned  mojave  todo  californiacity 
february 2010 by robertogreco
Confluence Project
"In 2000, a group of Pacific Northwest Native American tribes and civic groups from Washington and Oregon asked Maya Lin to participate in a project commemorating the bicentennial of the journey of the Corps of Discovery—the Lewis and Clark Expedition of 1804–06. These disparate groups were brought together by the hope that Maya Lin would rethink what the commemoration of the bicentennial could be. Out of this collaboration came the Confluence Project: a series of seven art installations along the Columbia River Basin created to evoke the history of the Lewis and Clark Expedition and the tremendous changes it brought to the Pacific Northwest. "

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mayalin  washingtonstate  todo  oregon  history  lewisandclark  design  learning  art  architecture  environment  sculpture  landscape  columbia  mapping  portland  space  identity  summer2009  glvo 
february 2009 by robertogreco
Cheese Making Illustrated
"How to make cheese at home. This recipe for a basic hard cheese works for any kind of milk. Iprimarily use my own fresh goats' milk, but have made it quite successfullywith cow's milk purchased from the grocery as well as raw cow's milk froma local farmer. I always use rennet tablets becauseof their dependability and availability from many supermarkets . I usually make 5 gallons of milk into cheese at a time in a 5 gallon Volrath stainless steel pot. Its thick aluminum bottom pad prevents scorching. Five gallons of milk produces a 5-6 pound wheel of cheese . I suggest you try several other simplier cheese related projects beforeyou try making a hard cheese. I have written a page on Beginning Cheese Making for this purpose. It might also be wise to master the process for one gallon of milk before making cheese from 5 gallons."

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todo  cheese  food  glvo  recipes  diy  via:kottke  cheesemaking 
february 2009 by robertogreco
To Do: Check Out Remember The Milk Gmail Gadget - ReadWriteWeb
"What RTM offers - in gadget form - is the to-do list that Gmail users have been asking Google to build, and RTM does an admirable job of satisfying those requests.

Using the new gadget, Remember The Milk users get task and to-do functionality in the Gmail sidebar, allowing them to review, add, edit, and manage tasks, without ever leaving the comfort of the Gmail interface."
google  productivity  rememberthemilk  todo  gmail  gtd  readwriteweb 
november 2008 by robertogreco
Roasted Heirloom Tomatoes on Flickr - Photo Sharing! [more info here:]
"If you make this, I'd love to hear how it turns out and with what you serve it. Although I don't eat meat, I think that this would be really good with steak, or maybe used to make a roasted-tomato salsa. Like the supply of tomatoes in summer, the possibilities are endless."
todo  srg  food  recipes  cooking  tomatoes  glvo 
september 2008 by robertogreco
Macworld | Editors' Notes | More ways to protect yourself from phishing scams
"Changing your DNS servers isn’t very difficult to do, and by using OpenDNS, you’ll get the benefit of an active and constantly-updated anti-phishing tool, regardless of your browser of choice" .. and apparently can produce faster surfing as well
phishing  mac  osx  security  safari  howto  dns  opendns  internet  web  tools  todo  isp 
august 2008 by robertogreco
Networked_Performance — Adriene Jenik + particle group [San Diego]
"New-media art installations that caution visitors about a future when books are relics of the past, and nanoparticles represent a pervasive threat to human health, will be on display starting August 4 at the gallery@calit2 on the campus of the University
events  sandiego  todo  art  newmedia  installation  future 
july 2008 by robertogreco
A Room of Ones's Own : Intimate Art in Contemporary Space :
"Join us at A Room of One’s Own for a full-sensory cultural experience that draws on the feelings of friction versus comfort and safety. The show will feature installation, audio and video art, paintings and photography, presented in the context of a ho
sandiego  art  exhibits  todo  glvo  collective  collaborative  collaboration  space  place  borders  tijuana  mexico 
july 2008 by robertogreco
Adapta Project
"founded in 2007 as experimental curatorial collective which aims to offer alternate perspective for showing & viewing artistic expression outside of conventional venues. This collaborative initiative of curating and creating art in response to differing
art  glvo  sandiego  space  curation  collaboration  collaborative  events  museums  galleries  todo  architecture  tijuana  mexico 
july 2008 by robertogreco
The Miracle Fruit, a Tease for the Taste Buds -
"At flavor-tripping parties, guests find that miracle fruit makes everything sweet." see also:
food  brain  biology  taste  fruit  science  via:kottke  flavortripping  flavor  todo  classideas  fun  chemistry  plants 
may 2008 by robertogreco
dy/dan » Blog Archive » The Most Dangerous Game
"My freshmen came into first period flashing the same signals and I asked them, "Gawah?" They told me this: 1. You flash the birdman at anyone sworn into the game. If the flashee makes unblocked eye contact with the flasher..."
games  play  fun  arg  classideas  danmeyer  todo 
may 2008 by robertogreco
The New Children's Museum [see also:]
"Formerly the Children’s Museum/Museo de los Niños San Diego, The New Children’s Museum will continue the tradition of providing dynamic, playful and hands-on exhibits and studios, along with art classes and tons of fun activities for kids and famili
sandiego  children  glvo  museums  art  play  todo 
may 2008 by robertogreco
Remember The Milk: Online to do list and task management
"We created Remember The Milk so that you no longer have to write your to-do lists on sticky notes, whiteboards, random scraps of paper, or the back of your hand. Remember The Milk makes managing tasks an enjoyable experience."
gmail  googleapps  iphone  aggregator  todo  organization  gtd  workflow  productivity  web2.0  calendar  applications  twitter  webapps  sms  software  planning  management  scheduling  schedule  extension  email  addons  ios 
february 2008 by robertogreco

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