My commencement speech

Last month I was the commencement speaker at the University of Richmond School of Law’s commencement ceremony. I graduated in the class of ’96, and was honored to be invited back to address this year’s graduating class. The transcript of the speech is here, and the video...

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Who and where are you?

Here’s a cool hack: earlier today I created a two column Google Spreadsheet, and built a form front-end. One column is for location, the other column is the caption for that location. Using the Google Maps gadget for Google Spreadsheets, I was able to create a real-time...

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Blogger custom search gadget

Earlier today we announced a new gadget that Blogger users can install on their blog: with one click, they get a search gadget that will search not only their blog, but other sites they’ve linked to, their blogroll, and the web. (Here’s TechCrunch’s post about it.) To...

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Hiring? Let me know

No, I’m not leaving Google. (Far from it… working on Blogger is a blast.) Several months ago I set up a Google Group for people to join if they’re looking for a job; as recruiters and friends share job openings with me, I forward them to the...

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Chrome on the Mac (kind of)

Catching up on some TV last night, I saw a reference to the Windows 7 Release Candidate. Visting the Microsft site, I saw that the download was an .ISO package – basically a pre-burned disk image intended to be a bootable DVD to facilitate the installation of...

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Text of Commencement Speech

Below is the text of the speech I’m giving to law students graduating from the University of Richmond School of Law this afternoon. The school is recording the speech; once I have the video I’ll put it up in my YouTube account. ===== Thank you, Rob, for...

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Commencement speech in 3 days!

Image via Wikipedia I leave for Richmond tomorrow afternoon, where I’ll be giving the commencement address to this year’s graduating class at the University of Richmond School of Law. It’s been almost four months since I received the call from Dean Douglas, I’ve spent quite a bit...

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