Briefly Noted for January 1, 2008 January 1, 2008 by Tom Scheinfeldt | 0 comments Ye Olde Hipster. Merlin Mann claims Thomas Jefferson’s ivory pocket notebook as the “great-great-grandfather” of his own creation for Getting Things Done, the Hipster PDA. A History of Snowboarding in 2 Minutes Flat. (Via YouTube.) Happy New Year!