The Molly

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You better believe I vaccinated my kid

I recently had a conversation about vaccines that left me frankly stunned. A friend I respect and an older Marin couple were matter-of-factly agreeing that the H1N1 vaccine was, if you’ll pardon my language, “bullshit.” Their conversation happened as the Marin couple was running down a checklist of items that make one an acceptable conversation partner in their book: are you for or against Obama’s health care plan (against, because

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Windows 7 launch day keeping me busy

Pretty good media tally for me on Windows 7 launch day (so far?)! Here’s the hit I did on CNBC: And they quoted me like crazy in the news piece they did later, which was funny since I didn’t feel like I said anything much at all. I was also on NPR’s Marketplace this morning, which was a personal thrill (I love that show). Listen to it here (click “Listen

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Apple spin machine 1, reporters 0

On Saturday, the Wall Street Journal ran, as its top story in the weekend print edition, a piece about how Steve Jobs was still in charge of key decisions at Apple, and that story was re-worded and rebroadcast across the Web all weekend long. Well, let’s have a look a the first two paragraphs, emphasis mine: More than three months into a medical leave from Apple Inc., Chief Executive Steve

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Car tech! My Ford F-150 video

I got to spend last weekend driving around in a 2009 Ford F-150, which I now really miss, so I could do a rare Car Tech video for CNET. It was awesome, Eli needs that truck, and I found a great new place to go horseback riding!