links for 2009-01-05

Franken declares Senate race win after state ruling – Meet Senator Comedian, representing the state that once elected Governor Pro Wrestler (tags: news politics) – Survey: More than a pretty face Nice article on ecommerce redesign strategies in … Continue reading


I am more than a little pleased to know that, despite my age and a decade of noise-induced tinnitus, I can still hear (easily!) the high pitch “Mosquito” ringtone teens are using to thwart adult supervision.

The ringing

Famous people with tinnitus. My wacky ear problem is long gone but my tinnitus remains, as it has pretty much continuously since 1995. I recall two particularly good moments over the past nine years: one, in the late ’90s, before … Continue reading

Diplacusis update

I received this question in an email today: Did you ever get your ears ‘fixed’ (as mentioned 11/01)? I am frustrated with a similar condition 3+ years and wonder if you found help or enlightenment. My ears don’t seem to … Continue reading


A primer on what’s going on with my ears. … Currently found in the individual Davidus Wertheimerus, this affliction’s external symptoms include lack of concentration, heightened sensitivity to noise exposure, periodic sadness and a tendency to miss work for medical … Continue reading