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It's my birthday today...
blaisepascal
My mom got me a new printer and copier (and I'm buying a scanner, fax machine, and media card reader). Ok, technically, she got me an Amazon.com gift certificate worth about 1/3rd the price of a Canon All-In-One wireless printer/copier/scanner/fax/media-card-reader), but the idea is the same.

I'm going to dine tonight in Elmira with sheherazahde, and she also made a deliciously moist chocolate cake with exceedingly soft and wonderful frosting, of which I had a very small piece. I wouldn't mind having more if there's still some left.

And I have a challenge for kinnerc: Let's say I'm an iPhone user -- not a developer, a user -- who uses the iPhone for web browsing, grafting Wikipedia onto my brain, listening to podcasts, mapping and getting directions, playing games like Sudoku or Labyrinth, and occasionally listening to music. I don't give a rat's tuchus about Flash on my phone. Assuming that I am not fired up by the politics of free software v. Apple, why should my next phone be a Nexus 1 instead of the next generation of iPhone? I.e., after using the Nexus 1 for a couple of weeks, can you make the case for an Android phone using issues of usability and performance, not politics? (And to alleviate the obvious rejoinder... I already know how to get porn on an unjailbroken iPhone so even Job's rationale for getting an Android is not an issue.

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Happy Birthday to you,
Happy Birthday to you!
Happy Birthday, dear Bu!
Happy Birthday to you!



Hope you have a great birthday!

There is still cake left and I have it. It slide apart in transit (I should just give up on layer cakes when I have to travel) but that should not affect the taste. I will bring it along.

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Thank you! However, perhaps "happy birthday, old friend!" may not be the best phrasing.

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Huzzah for Buddha's birthday!

Huzzah!

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