Author Archives: Mark Doliner

Sennheiser HD 280 Pro vs Audio-Technica ATH-M50 headphones

I’d been using Sennheiser HD 280 Pro headphones since November 2007. They’re great and I’ve been happy with them. They’re popular headphones—I believe they’re one of the standard headphone choices at both Facebook and Google. Last month the plastic headband … Continue reading

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My Headphone Preferences

I wear headphones a lot at work. Specifically for three or four hours a day, five days a week, for the past 8 years. I prefer headphones rather than earbuds. I find earbuds to be uncomfortable for long periods of … Continue reading

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Europe 2013, Part 3: Spain

Barcelona You can see all 90 pictures from Barcelona or the best 10 (mixed with the best pictures from elsewhere on our trip). After watching stage 8 of the Tour de France, we drove back to Barcelona and picked up … Continue reading

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Europe 2013, Part 2: Venice and Le Tour

Venice You can see all 54 pictures from Venice or the best 8 (mixed with the best pictures from elsewhere on our trip). From Krk, Croatia we left Amy, Brian, Melanie, and Martin and struck out on our own. We … Continue reading

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Europe 2013, Part 1: Slovenia and Croatia

At the end of June and into July last year Emily and I went on a two week vacation to Europe. We spent most of our time in Slovenia and Spain, but we also briefly ventured into Croatia, Venice, Andorra, … Continue reading

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Bioluminescent Night Kayaking

bioluminescence – (n.) The emission of light by a living organism. On Sunday Emily and I drove an hour north of San Francisco to Tomales Bay on Point Reyes National Seashore. We had signed up for a night kayaking trip … Continue reading

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Southern Utah national parks road trip

In late May Emily and I went on a road trip to Southern Utah with her parents, her sister, and her sister’s husband. Mostly you should just look at the pictures (see the “best of” album if you’re normal and … Continue reading

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Net Neutrality, Netflix, and Comcast

Net neutrality is weird and complex. It’s been in the news increasingly more over the past few years. Let’s look at an example. Netflix recently started paying Comcast (info, more info) so that Comcast would provide customers with a better … Continue reading

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