Come bird with me!

We have scheduled the next bird outings that I'll be co-leading, and you're welcome to join us and see some fun birds! (I hope). On September 28, we're doing a visit between 12 and 2PM to Ulistac Natural Area here in Santa Clara for a look around this...

Why I’m giving up on Ulysses

A month ago, if you’d told me I was going to toss Ulysses off my hard drive, I’d have told you you were crazy. I was a real fan of the app. And then I listened to Upgrade podcast #203, I have felt the Power of the Snell Zone, in which Jason Snell, Federico Viticci,...

A Birdwatcher’s Library

A Birdwatcher’s Library It turns out one of the things you tend to collect as a birder is books about birds. Birdwatching is in many ways less about watching birds as it is identifying what in heck you’re watching, and properly identifying birds turns out to be, well,...

The Failure of Social (and more) 6fps V1n1

I published the first issue of my new 6FPS newsletter on Sunday. If you haven't subscribed to it yet, you can take a look at it via the archives. (and then perhaps subscribe). I think it's a good example of the kind of content I'm trying to include in every issue. The...

Silicon Valley Six Oh (oh!)

July 5, 1958 has to be the most important day in my life, because prior to that day, I didn't exist. It's now July 5, 2018, and it's the day I turn 60. I am happy to announce that I am still breathing, vertical and able to type today. This will surprise my 25 year old...

Introducing Siliconvalleybirding.org

As I mentioned yesterday, I did this thing, and now I’m happy to tell people about it and let people use it if they find it useful. I’ve built a new web site, Siliconvalleybirding.org. It’s designed to be a guide to birding here in Santa Clara County and to connect...

2017 Best Photos of the Year

2017 was a strange year for me photographically. I started out feeling like I was turning out crap, unmotivated, a bit burned out. I did very little photography early in the year and didn't really miss it. As we headed into fall, however, I started thinking about...

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