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I spent a lot of time on Ravelry last week chatting and posting photos because that’s where the action was for Spinzilla, a week-long spinning contest that is a fund raiser for the Needle Arts Mentoring Program for TNNA.   192 more words


Google Fiber launching in Austin this December, 3 months behind schedule

Google Fiber is about ready to launch in its third city, according to The Wall Street Journal. The service is apparently about 3 months behind original schedule, and sign ups will be launched this December focusing on the south and southeastern parts of the city. 169 more words


Expensive TV programming could be stifling Google Fiber's expansion

Despite its blazing fast data speeds, Google Fiber is off to a slow start. The web search king’s home internet and television services are only available in a few markets and while it may be expensive to organize a community install, a lack of infrastructure doesn’t appear to be holding Google Fiber back.  225 more words

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Growing Ramie

This summer I planted a few ramie plants in the hopes of being able to harvest some ramie fiber next year. Ramie is a member of the nettle family and has been used throughout Asia to create a beautiful and strong fabric similar to linen or hemp. 79 more words


Kudzu fiber

Over the last month I have been trying to get better at taking fiber from kudzu vines. This was my last attempt and I’m pleased with the results. 102 more words

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Qualcomm exec named new head of Google Fiber

The Wall Street Journal reports that Google’s ultrafast Internet service Fiber has a new leader running the show, and not just any new leader. Dennis Kish, a former executive at semiconductor company Qualcomm, is replacing Milo Medin to head Google Fiber going forward. 146 more words

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Hoodscarf in digital green - unisex head and shoulder wear

Smooth on the inside, plush on the outside, this hood with attached scarf is weighted just enough to feel like luxury, but can be treated equally as a tough and casual protagonist’s accessory. 85 more words