Category Archives for Year’s Best

Things I liked in 2013

Wednesday, January 15th 2014

I used to write elaborate annual posts detailing my favorite things in a variety of media. For 2013, I only have time to squish it all into one abbreviated post. My #1 favorite thing this year was of course the … Continue reading

15. January 2014 by Chad Haefele
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Things I liked in 2012

Tuesday, January 1st 2013

I had plans to write a big extensive wrapup review of things I really enjoyed in 2012.  The specific plan was to write that before the end of 2012.  Oops.  In the interest of getting it posted in a somewhat … Continue reading

01. January 2013 by Chad Haefele
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Web services I use, 2012 edition

Friday, December 21st 2012

Since I last posted this list, a few things have changed. First, here’s the things I used last year but don’t anymore: Simplenote For two weeks in October, Simplenote’s syncing service stopped working entirely. None of my notes propogated across … Continue reading

21. December 2012 by Chad Haefele
Categories: General, Mobile, Ramblings, Reviews, Tech, Year's Best | 1 comment

Web services I use, 2011 edition

Monday, December 5th 2011

Someone recently asked me about tools I use for my own personal infnormation management. I guess I haven’t posted about that kind of thing in a while, so here’s a list: Simplenote syncs text notes across devices. For example: I … Continue reading

05. December 2011 by Chad Haefele
Categories: General, Libraries/Info Sci, Mobile, Ramblings, Reviews, Tech, Year's Best | 7 comments

Best of 2009: Video Games

Sunday, January 3rd 2010

Nominees: Lego Rock Band Beatles Rock Band Halo 3: ODST Uncharted 2 This award is usually my most difficult to assign. Recent years have been filled with game after game of increasing quality & depth. 2009 was no exception. Lego … Continue reading

03. January 2010 by Chad Haefele
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Best of 2009: Music

Friday, January 1st 2010

This’ll be a short one, since like usual I didn’t listen to a lot of brand new complete albums this year. More and more I find myself buying singles or a few tracks instead of the whole set, and in … Continue reading

01. January 2010 by Chad Haefele
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Best of 2009: Books (fiction)

Friday, January 1st 2010

I read about 25 fiction novels in 2009, which is pretty average for me. I try to limit my nominations for ‘best of’ awards to books that were actually published for the first time in 2009, which narrows the pool … Continue reading

01. January 2010 by Chad Haefele
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Best of 2009: Movies

Wednesday, December 30th 2009

Kicking off my annual (and no doubt much coveted) ‘best of’ lists, a bit belated this time. Some may actually slip into 2010, but oh well So, movies! Continuing my trend of recent years, I didn’t see very many new … Continue reading

30. December 2009 by Chad Haefele
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Best of 2008 – Video Game

Tuesday, December 30th 2008

Finally, a category where I actually had trouble narrowing down a list of nominations to a reasonable size Here they are: Braid (Xbox 360) Castle Crashers (Xbox 360) Resistance 2 (PS3) Little Big Planet (PS3) Braid is a downloadable game … Continue reading

30. December 2008 by Chad Haefele
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Best of 2008 – Music

Tuesday, December 30th 2008

I discovered a lot of new music this year, but very little was from 2008. That said, here’s my favorites from this year: Snow Patrol – A Hundred Million Suns Frightened Rabbit – The Midnight Organ Flight Flobots – Fight … Continue reading

30. December 2008 by Chad Haefele
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