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At Amazon Hub, Abbott Touts Legislative Agenda | The Texas Tribune - April 18, 2015 at 10:55AM
IFTTT  Tumblr  Amazon  Texas  robots  thirdplatform  numbers 
april 2015 by cote
Now that’s what I call a great “smoke ‘em if you got ‘em.”
booze  texas  summer  pricing  hot  pics  via:ifttt  from:tumblr  tumblr:photo  photo 
august 2014 by cote
Houston biggest US city to elect openly gay mayor
"Parker defeated Locke with 53.6 percent of the vote Saturday in a race that had a turnout of only 16.5 percent.... A little more than 152,000 residents turned out to cast ballots in the nation's fourth largest city, which has a population of 2.2 million. Of those voters, 81,743 chose Parker — some 11,000 more than voted for Locke."
numbers  houston  politics  us  gay  mayors  Texas 
december 2009 by cote
Microsoft's Azure moving out of Washington | Cloud Computing - InfoWorld
It's like the real-estate "cat and mouse" games big box stores play.
azure  microsoft  datacenter  texas  realestate 
august 2009 by cote
Blaze at Gallery Furniture warehouse backs up traffic along I-45
That's sad to hear. Also, a nice, brief history of Gallery Furniture.
houston  via:twitter  "Gallery  Furniture"  fire  texas 
may 2009 by cote
Social Media Awards | Nominees
The Texas Social Media awards, of which I'm a nominee. Go vote for me, dear readers!
Statesman  awards  nominations  austin  ego  texas 
january 2009 by cote
ACLU of Texas Legislative Blog: Welcome
Kim's former employer, the ACLU of TX, has a nice new looking blog. Good for them!
ACLU  ACLUTX  texas  politcs  blogs 
january 2009 by cote
Statesman Texas Social Media Awards | Nomination form
Nominate a Texan for being a social media whack-job. Oh yeah!
awards  texas  soccialmedia  via:twitter  TSMA 
december 2008 by cote
Hutchinson takes big step toward gubernatorial bid
"U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-TX, made her interest in running for Texas governor official on Thursday by filing paperwork to form an exploratory committee for the 2010 Texas gubernatorial race."
texas  politcs 
december 2008 by cote
Rackspace Hosting sees IPO of 15 mln shares at $12-$16 each
"Rackspace Hosting Inc on Friday registered its initial public offering of 15 million shares at an estimated price of $12 to $16 per share." Central Standard Tribe represent!
rackspace  ipo  via:austinstartup  cloud  hosting  texas  SanAntonio 
july 2008 by cote
Texas Bar Sues Church - Folklore or no, it's funny
"I don’t know how I’m going to decide this, but as it appears from the paperwork, we have a bar owner who believes in the power of prayer, and an entire church congregation that does not."
texas  via:friendfeed  religion 
july 2008 by cote
Texas Hill Country Peaches and Fruit
Guide with map for places to get peaches 'round Fredricksburg
via:yelp  peaches  texas  hillcountry  Fredricksburg 
june 2008 by cote
Inshallah, Texas Muslims Organize
"...7-10.5M Muslims in the U.S. with close to two million registered voters, 83% of which are Democrats. There are some 1/2 million Muslims in Texas. That’s not an insignificant cache of potential voters but Democrats need to do more to reach out."
muslims  texas  politics  numbers  democrats 
june 2008 by cote
RackSpace - FORM S-1
As Paul Kedrosky said in Twitter: "rackspace s-1 filing shows company has grown revenue from $56.6 million in 2003 to $362.0 million in 2007. nice."
rackspace  via:twitter  cloud  s1  ipo  hosting  texas 
april 2008 by cote
Twitter / maggie fox: Theory of what unites redne...
"Theory of what unites rednecks, politicians + hippies of austin: their love of Willie Nelson. Drinks + social theory w @cote's friends."
sxsw  sxsw2008  texas  via:twitter 
march 2008 by cote
Texas Is Back at the Center of National Politics - New York Times
“Break out the 100 proof whiskey, boys. It looks like one hell of a party!”
texas  elections  politics  via:jp 
february 2008 by cote
Austin looking to own wind farm
Man, I wish I understood how the energy market works better. How mean, how do they ship energy from West Texas to Austin? Is it all accounting magic, or real? Anyone got pointers?
austin  green  energy  AustinEnergy  texas 
february 2008 by cote
Podcast program covers Texas transportation issues
First state wide podcast about transportation, that is, the roads in Texas.
podcasts  txdot  via:austinist  texas  traffic 
january 2008 by cote
Welcome - Patina Ventures
The continuing adventures of Jay Gardner, former BMC exec. (Looks like he uses a Mac!)
bmc  execs  texas  saas  itmanagement  sysmgmt 
july 2007 by cote
BarCamp / BarCampSanMarcos
BarCamp somewhere between Austin and Dallas. Load up on country food and tacos! Nerds in the country!
barcamp  texas 
july 2007 by cote
Ghost Town - Film Trailer
"Well, I was a brain surgeon. And I just couldn't...stand it anymore...brains all over the I moved to Terlingua."
via:jp  movies  texas  video  terlingua 
july 2007 by cote
Lockhart, Texas
You know what it's about. Check out them fotes!
bbq  texas  food 
june 2007 by cote
Hutto Update - The Texas Observer
Update on one of the cases Kim works on.
aclu  texas  immigration 
june 2007 by cote
This is one of those words I always want to use and never know how to say. It also makes me feel like I'm doin' some Texas talk.
words  texas 
june 2007 by cote
Advocacy groups sue to halt Bible classes in Texas schools
"Lisa Graybill, legal director of the ACLU of Texas, said the National Council course is 'basically a Sunday School class within the walls of a public school.'" My wife, Kim's dept. in action. Yuh!
aclu  texas  bible  religion  scandal  kim 
may 2007 by cote
Looks Like Regional Journalism Is Alive and Well
Bruce Sterling beats me to easy commentary on this month's Texas Monthly cover. Ugh.
texasmonthly  magazines  texas 
may 2007 by cote
Country singer [Billy Joe Shaver] wanted in shooting incident
To quote mrchippy, "Dude, that guy from Green Day is looking old!"
texas  country  via:mrchippy  scandal 
april 2007 by cote
Wired 15.01: 10 Top Tech Towns - Austin included
"Only downside: It's surrounded by Texas." Oh...funny and sad, both 'cause it's true...
texas  austin  tech  jobs 
january 2007 by cote
Is a burrito a sandwich? In Yankeeland, this is the big question
"I wonder if people in Massachusetts realize that a chicken fried steak doesn't have a chicken in it."
texas  food  funny  austin 
november 2006 by cote
NPR : Kinky Friedman Says Goodbye, His Way
mray says he had a much better speach prepared but toned it down when he learned they were recording. Or is that just FUD?
texas  politics  kinky  via:mray 
november 2006 by cote
I-34's tollway twin
"Preffered" route of tollway through Texas.
texas  roads  politics  travel 
september 2006 by cote
Texas Capital Forum 2006
I got an invite to this from the Ready to Commercialize folks. Thanks!
conferences  austin  texas  emergingtech 
september 2006 by cote
Mourners in Capitol trade Richards memories
"First, she was big. Big hair. Big bright eyes. Big blinding smile. She also had a big heart, big dreams; did big deeds."
annrichards  politics  texas  leadership 
september 2006 by cote
Finding drunks in a bar -- what are the chances?
Forget the smoking ban causing problems at bars: "Texas has begun sending undercover agents into bars to arrest drinkers for being drunk."
texas  booze  news 
march 2006 by cote
Two Graduated Jiggers
In case you didn't know, one of my top 5 artists, Jon Wayne, has a new album available. "Texas Funeral" is definitly a "stuck on a desert island" album, so I have hope for the new one.
music  jonwayne  texas  country  cds 
january 2006 by cote - RSS feeds
Houston Chronicle uses FeedBurner for it's RSS feeds.
houston  texas  rss  feedburner 
january 2006 by cote
The Austin Chronicle: News: Adios 2005 [Top 10 Quotes]
A quote from Texas State Rep. Senfronia Thompson on the "fine" tradition of protecting marriage...
politics  texas  marriage 
january 2006 by cote
Supreme Court to Review Texas Redistricting
"The Supreme Court said Monday it would consider the constitutionality of a Texas congressional map engineered by Rep.
texas  via:sarah  politics 
december 2005 by cote
In Other words, Townes Van Zandt
A great piece by (now) KUT's David Brown on Van Zandt. It's like a dark version of Walk the Line.
podcasts4u  podcasts  texas  music 
december 2005 by cote
Central Texas shuts down to shut out cold weather
"More than 150 wrecks and overturned vehicles in the past 24 hours have littered the streets and highways."
austin  texas  weather 
december 2005 by cote
Statewide property-tax cap ruled unconstitutional
The Statesman covers the Texas court ruling about education funding.
texas  education  politics  taxes 
november 2005 by cote
Texas School ruling adds 'pizazz' to primaries
More on texas school funding, and background on the election tie-ins.
texas  education  politics 
november 2005 by cote
Travis County's Vote On Proposition Two
It's even *more* official: "Travis [County, where Austin is located] voters are the only ones statewide who didn't pass Proposition Two Tuesday." (via Kinman)
texas  politics  austin 
november 2005 by cote
it's over...
Some voter turn-out numbers for campus, and hope for the next generation of voters in Texas.
texas  politics 
november 2005 by cote
From Texas
Another one of my t-shirt ideas dashed by inaction!
tshirts  texas  photos 
september 2005 by cote
WorkingForChange-Duck and cover time
...on the other hand, here's why this native-born, Texas-patriot tends to throw up at the way my mis-guided statesmen tend to think...
texas  politics 
may 2005 by cote
Some Balk at Naming Highway After Nelson
Dear readers, here's the deal with Willie in Texas: he's a Saint. If you don't like Willie Nelson, and you live in Texas, you're bound to end up in a bar fight with a dude who just asked the bar-maid why they never got married after all these years.
willie  texas  idiots  music 
may 2005 by cote
That's a Red State for Ya!
"Texas ranks first in the percentage of uninsured children, first in toxic and cancerous emissions and second in teenage pregnancies. It lags far behind in high-school graduation rates, consumer credit scores and percentage of the population with health..
texas  politics 
march 2005 by cote

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