Jeff Pickles

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Name: Jeff Pickles
Date registered: January 29, 2012

Latest posts

  1. Thursday Morning on the Train With Tony — May 21, 2015
  2. On Being 1 at 34 — December 11, 2014
  3. Perfection — November 8, 2013
  4. The Reveal — September 24, 2013
  5. The Best Dollar I Ever Spent — December 20, 2012

Most commented posts

  1. The Reveal — 1 comment
  2. Perfection — 1 comment

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Mar
07

Get Ready for Apple Maps

Dogs and cats living together! Pandemonium!

Whoops! Apple had a bit of a slip today when it released iPhoto for iOS. @mpanzarino This is where the connections are going to: gsp2.apple.com/tile?api=1&sty…twitpic.com/8tb9cb — Holger Eilhard (@holgr) March 7, 2012 It seems Apple left API calls to its …

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Mar
06

Map Fight! The Race to Erase I-40

As you may have heard recently, Interstate 40 in downtown Oklahoma City has been re-routed. This gave me the opportunity to see the speed with which online mapping providers update their databases. Totally exciting, right? I’ll give you a minute …

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Mar
01

Stalker’s Paradise Foursquare Changes Map Provider, Unaffecting and Enraging Users

The Year of OpenStreetMap continues! Yesterday, Fourqsuare announced that it had changed map providers from Google Maps to OpenStreetMap (OSM).  Good news, right? Yes. Fabulous news. Wonderful news. Best news of the day. Unless, apparently, you are a Foursquare user. …

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Feb
28

Countdown to Opening Day 2012

One month to go! As you may recall from previous years, I have this thing where I watch the 2006 World Series DVDs as a countdown to Opening Day, with the clincher viewed on Opening Day Eve. This is the …

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Jan
30

So This Is What I Was Like 12 Years Ago…

First off, I want to say that I am by no means belittling the ambition of the City of Oak Hill, West Virginia. I congratulate them for making the large step — albeit a few years behind the curve — …

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