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George the seahorse

Seahorse week

It’s seahorse week on flickr.com/spudart. Every day this week I’ll post a seahorse photo in the morning, and one in the evening. In total there will be 12 seahorses. Every seahorse has a name and a short biography. The first one is George the Seahorse. George devotes much time to farming and other business interests, […]

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Between bell and oakley is one of my favorite trees. It's so full!

Chicago needs less cars, more walking

It always shocks me how many people have such a love affair with their cars in the city. The Chicago Tribune reported that my street Lawrence Avenue will have wider sidewalks and less lanes. Many people complained about the move. It befuddles me. Tell me car drivers, do you hate people who walk? Here’s my […]

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The music service of the future

You know what would make for a great music listening service? If they allowed you to embed playable clips on your own website. So if I blog about a song, people can play it right on my site. If someone clicks the buy button, I get a cut of the money, however small. The entire […]

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My biggest flickr fans in 2010

A big thanks to all the people who commented and faved my photos on flickr in the past year. In 2010, I posted 373 photos to flickr. 154 people wrote 613 comments. 533 people made 1,706 faves. Here’s the top ten commenters and favers of my photos. Top ten commenters:   Top ten favers: 1. […]

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Top ten musicians of 2010

In 2010, I listened to 10,450 songs. Here’s a playlist with the top ten artists. I picked one song for each artist. You can click the widget and it’ll play 30-second clips of all 10 songs. (note, if you cannot see the widget below this text, please visit the blog post Top ten musicians of […]

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Top ten places to leave comments in 2010

In 2010 I left comments on 1,374 photos and blog posts across the web. Where are these comments? Here’s the top ten places: 141 comments: veravivagirlco on flickr. Vera has mighty observational powers and uses her camera to capture many many interesting slices of Chicago. 102 comments: unlikelymoose blog. He’s my twin brother and he […]

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Are you tired of Youtube?

Are you tired of Youtube?

MidVentures asks in a blog post if Youtube has hit their Tipping Point. The author of this post heard a couple teenage girls in an airport say, “i’m so over youtube.” The teenage girl’s reasoning was mostly because it was annoying that so many people are doing crazy things for the purpose of being famous. […]

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Most-read spudart.org posts made in 2010

Most-read spudart.org posts made in 2010

In 2010 I made 179 blog posts on spudart.org. In total those posts got a sum of 76,632 views. The following are the ten posts with the most views. (The number in parenthesis is the number of hits the post got in 2010.) Atari emulator app for the iPhone (1,557 views) People love the Atari. […]

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Top tweets of November and December 2010

Top tweets of November and December 2010

Three hand-picked November tweets from @spudart It would be fun to trade a USA state with another country’s state for a few years. Nov 4 If elevators did not exist, how tall would the tallest building be? Nov 16 When typing on a keyboard, sometimes I like to think that I’m playing a musical instrument. […]

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