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Getting Some CNN.com Face Time

Noah Brier surfs the “flickr” site,
looking for bookmarks tagged “lifehack.”
I feel like now I’ve officially hit the big time (kidding, don’t worry). The photo you see is attached to the AP article on tagging running on CNN.com. I kind of look weird and I’m not looking for bookmarks tagged “lifehack,” but other than that I have no problems.

For those that don’t feel like reading the article, here’s my big one sentence quote (and preceding paragraph):

Noah Brier regularly looks for bookmarks tagged “lifehacks” — for everyday productivity tips — and recently ran across an article on better ways to shave.

“I’m sure the author of this never imagined this was a lifehack, but a del.icio.us user decided this falls into that tag,” Brier said.

Just wanted to let everyone know, please return to your regularly schedule programming now. That should be enough chest thumping from me for one day. I don’t get to do this very often, so please forgive me.

May 4, 2005