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August 2007 Archives

Kyoto »

Just got back from visiting Kyoto with Reid, Michelle and Mizuka. Posted some photos to a Flickr set. Also posted a short chat with Reid about venture business in China and Japan in mp3 (8.9 MB) and ogg (15.3 MB) formats....

AFK »

Going to Kyoto for a few days without a computer. See you later. ;-)...

China trip »

View from Shanghai JW Marriott Just returned from a trip to China with Reid, Michelle, Ellen and Kazuya organized by Leonard Liu and his team. We met with VCs, entrepreneurs and a few of my old friends. I was in Shanghai a few years ago just as the US VCs were starting to set up offices in Shanghai. Things have clearly moved forward a notch. The first wave of entrepreneurs have exited their successful ventures and are now on their second or third venture. The VCs seem to have a community. More and more US educated Chinese seem to...

Six Apart donates to Creative Commons and WITNESS »

First of all, THANKS to Six Apart and the community of users for the support. Creative Commons and WITNESS can really use the money and we appreciate it VERY much. A portion of the donations by users for permanent Live Journal accounts was donated to RAINN, EFF, Creative Commons and WITNESS during a recent campaign. Unfortunately, we failed to disclose my involvement in Creative Commons and WITNESS when Six Apart was conducting the campaign. I'm the chairman of Creative Commons and a board member of WITNESS. I apologize to everyone for this oversight. I think that transparency is an essential...

Travel photos »

Just got home from Aspen and Taipei. Thanks to everyone for all the fun. Shona Brown in Aspen Benajamin Mako Hill at Wikimania 2007 in Taipei I've uploaded my photos as Flickr sets - Aspen Institute 2007 and Wikimania 2007....

Mikeypod »

Mikeypod is one of my favorite podcasts. He had me as a guest on his last show. It was a blast. Thanks Michael!...

freeplaces »

Talked to nacho_c and we decided to start using the "freeplaces" tag as a location/place compliment to the "freesouls" tag....

Wikimedia Commons user page »

Just made a gallery on my Wikimedia Commons User Page. Wee....

My email not good enough for you? »

I think it's because a lot of spam comes from Asian domains and IP addresses, but more and more ISPs and companies are banning email from addresses in Asia. I now get at least a few of these a day:: host smtp1.***.com[xx.xx.xx.xx] said: 550 Rejected: No spam wanted here. Your email was deemed to be spam and is not accepted. Send a message to postmaster@***.com if you feel this rejection is in error. (in reply to end of DATA command) Reporting-MTA: dns; 35.145.221.202.bf.2iij.net X-Postfix-Queue-ID: 8880B67052 X-Postfix-Sender: rfc822; jito.***.com Arrival-Date: Thu, 2 Aug 2007 17:53:05 +0900 (JST)I don't know exactly what...
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