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Re – Gulf Porsche 917

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This from Jed, my Dad, who directed television commercials all his life, and who had the opportunity of being part of American advertising’s class of 1959, the folk who brought you Avis trying harder and Volkswagen thinking small. He moved to France with his young familly in 1968 to set up Television production for Young & Rubicam Paris and never looked back. He is now retired and lives with my mum in Budleigh-Salterton, which is in Devon which is a county in England…

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Copyright vs community

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Went to see Richard Stallman do his talk “Copyright vs community” at the LSE last night. Andrew’s co-worker Anthony spotted the gig and sorted tickets (thank you Anthony).

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Halelujah!

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Chris’ iBook has arrived:-) I now look forward to lengthy exposés about a Unix hacker’s life on a Macintosh. Oh, and for those that know Chris, don’t y’all think we should put him forward for a “switch” advert. I can see it now:

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Jeep saga

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So last night, two guys show up with our new Jeep. All a bit unceremonious. I was particularly unimpressed with the fire extinguisher dumped in the boot—a token gesture that doesn’t quite match up with the “fire extinguisher and glass hammer installed in the cockpit” that I had verbally agreed with the folk in Kingsbury.

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Feedback

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Well, to paraphrase the old Honda ad, you meet the nicest people at Zeldman—ever since J published my article on CSS grid layouts my mailbox has been full of friendly notes congratulating or even thanking me:-) It’s nice to know that others out there are struggling with the same pressures and challenges that I am. Makes me want to write another…

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