Raul – Moves

June 30, 2006 at 5:58 pm | Posted in Chess Photos | Leave a comment

Photograph by Mute*.

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Why Are You Taking Pictures?

June 29, 2006 at 8:09 pm | Posted in Chess Photos | Leave a comment


Photograph by bitmapr.

Get Down and Give Me 360!

June 27, 2006 at 10:50 pm | Posted in Chess | 1 Comment

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After several weeks away from PCT, it assigned me 360 problems to do. Really makes me not want to stop again. Freaking program. 😉

Chess in San Francisco

June 27, 2006 at 6:07 pm | Posted in Chess Photos | Leave a comment

And all we get is rain in the North East. Blah!


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Design

June 26, 2006 at 12:43 pm | Posted in Skittles | 2 Comments

This Fast Company article talks about what design is and what it is not. It is targeted toward product design, but many of the attributes can be applied to anything you might want to design.

  • Design is user-focused
  • Design is prototype-based
  • A designer speaks a language everyone understands
  • Design is a process that is often chaotic and unpredictable
  • A design simplifies complexity
  • A design succeeds because of collaboration

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Online Opponents

June 25, 2006 at 2:26 pm | Posted in Chess | Leave a comment

After beating someone in 9 moves, I got to thinking . . .

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Brainy Games

June 24, 2006 at 11:01 am | Posted in Chess | Leave a comment

Vico plans to have an area in the store where parents can read, as well as a built-in playpen for toddlers and a place for older children to play — "brainy games like Scrabble, chess or Monopoly. Our tables will have chess boards painted on them. So no video games.

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Vanishing Act

June 24, 2006 at 10:15 am | Posted in Chess | Leave a comment

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Though I've still been playing, a new position at work (starting in May) and the World Cup have drastically curtailed my training. I shall be back sometime in the beginning of July.

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