Jon Stewart on Crossfire—amazing tv, available from various places. William Gibson (go read Pattern Recognition) has a blog, because: Why? Because the United States currently has, as Jack Womack so succintly puts it, a president who makes Richard Nixon look… Continue Reading
Fredrik Lundh tells of a horrible story in his Swedish town. Sad.
I follow (more or less assiduously) a fair number of blogs and other news sources, using bloglines, which I recommend. If you're curious, they are:
One of the nice things about taking a day off is that it really does help clear the mind. And it gives one the energy to tackle painful problems, like: Why is the tv-out signal not working since I cleaned… Continue Reading
In his latest essay, Clay Shirky makes great points: Scalabily is rarely necessary Community interactions should be part of good designs Software doesn't need to be built for “everyone” or “forever” — sometimes writing software for your mom for six… Continue Reading
You are water. You're not really organic; you'reneither acidic nor basic, yet you're an acidand a base at the same time. You're strongwilled and opinionated, but relaxed and readyto flow. So while you often seem worthless,without you, everything would just… Continue Reading
I'm not quite sure how Fredrik found out about my blog. I suspect it's because I linked to his blog, one of the very few people who know about my blog clicked on the link, and he looked at the… Continue Reading
A popular book which dissappointed me. Like Color, it does one chapter per topic: Desire: Sweetness / Plant: The Apple Desire: Beauty / Plant: The Tulip Desire: Intoxication / Plant: Marijuana Desire: Control / Plant: The Potato I found the… Continue Reading
Great book from the perspective of a kid with Asperger's syndrome.
A girl, murdered, tells the story of her life and death. Very good.