Category Archives: Personal

In Which I Join the EPIC Advisory Board

EPIC has announced the 2013 members of the EPIC Advisory Board. They are Michael Froomkin, Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Miami School of Law; Sheila Kaplan, student privacy advocate and founder of Education New York; Eugene Spafford, a/k/a/ “Spaf,” professor of Computer Science at Purdue University; and Tim Wu, professor at Columbia Law School and author of “The Master Switch.” The EPIC Advisory Board is a distinguished group of experts in law, technology, and public policy. Joining the EPIC Board of Directors in 2013 are current Advisory Board members David Farber, Joi Ito, and Jeff Jonas. For more information, see EPIC: EPIC Advisory Board.

–EPIC, Froomkin, Kaplan, “Spaf,” and Wu Join EPIC Advisory Board

The EPIC Advisory Board is a large group of privacy luminaries, and I’m proud to join them. (The 2013 members are the new members, not the whole Board.)

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Please Use Alternate Email to Reach Me (Resolved)

UPDATE 3pm 1/27/13: The problem, which I’ll say more about in my next post, seems to have been resolved. If you sent me any mail between Friday evening and early Sunday afternoon, it’s nearly certain that I didn’t get it, so please resend.

My main email account is down until further notice. If you need to reach me, please send mail to an address formed by taking my surname and adding

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Stuff I Learned on Thanksgiving

1. There really is a better way to carve a turkey.

2. Pumpkin Cheesecake is surprisingly wonderful. (link corrected)

3. Some people had a very bad Thanksgiving.

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I’m off to a secret undisclosed location that we’ve rented sight unseen, save for a few photos online. The photo to the right is not one of them — there are tools out there to track back photos — but we hope the scenery in the neighborhood might be something like it.

I’m back in a week. I may have some DSL while I’m away, but don’t know if blogging will be part of my relaxation plans. Jotwell should keep on ticking over in my absence — we have some great stuff queued up.

Creative commons licensed photo © Copryright 2009 Kathy Weaver.

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Taking It for a Test Drive

I’m trying out the phrase “past experience” as an addition to my list of pet peeves.

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I’ve Only Been to One

The 20 Most Beautiful Bookstores in the World. Some of these are amazing.

By the way, someone at the conference this weekend asked me if the photo at the top of the blog is my library. I wish.

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Really, I’m Fine

My mother called today to find out why I haven’t been blogging.

Really, I’m fine. I’m just busy.

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