fri 11 may 01
and with that, it's time for me to go out on this brisk, beautiful friday night and raise a little cain. maybe all i'll manage is a little mayhem; whatever. do something spontaneous, folks ... and get away from the damned computer. see ya tomorrow.
someone needs flowers tonight. these are for *you*.
i see frontier/mac is now available in regular or extra-crispy ...
just got back from a client meeting. ever have one with a guy who wears about a gallon of aftershave? i swear i left my sinuses there ...
ssss - ss - ss ... is this an epidemic of "hiatus hernia?" [misspelling intended] don't know if there's a cure ...
just a note, i've switched from huffpost to postpro, for my dynamic dns updating on the office laptop (not this site). the dns service i use is hammernode.
discovering archaeology: you won't see this unique find in an indiana jones film.
trektoday: all about the new star trek series.
ibm developerworks: hands-on xsl. a very gentle intro, if you're up to it.
be wary of the apple carbonlib 1.3.1 update. check macfixit first.
msnbc: here's a twist. to save money, the u.s. may rely on nuke research in russia ...
www.modpython.org. modsnake. webware. just for reference sake ...
zope python user group ... www.zpug.org.
cnn: cruise ships dump raw sewage while under way. once again, corporations really do have a conscience, don't they? (sarcasm again.)
also via metafilter, backwash is a 'weblog community' of sorts. somehow, it feels less appealing to me than digging for individual weblogs, noodling in the neural net of nepotism.
via metafilter, make a paper cd case.
don't know if i blogged this or not: ibm developerworks, zope for the perl/cgi programmer.
the entire text of buckminster fuller's "synergetics" is online.
washington post: the possibility of an aids vaccine, from those with resistance to the virus.
jeez, it helps if i remember to change the date of my day's postings ... sorry.
nytimes: another vote count fails to pinpoint a clear winner.
oscar the bullsnake recommends: the king is alive. for obvious reasons.
nytimes: when does a parody site go too far? a decision to watch, this.
reuters: unfortunately, bird strikes are a serious problem with wind energy. but even table fans have screens ...
cnn: 2.5 billion year old slab of ancient sea floor discovered near great wall of china.
salon: examining deepack chopra. people so earnestly want to believe, that they refuse to exercise any skepticism at all.
mercury news: return of the movie musical?
new music box: is symphony orchestra too expensive to survive?
boston globe: permutations of mondrian.
mac: update to a-dock, and apple carbonlib 1.3.1.
the register: apple will launch os x server 2.0 next week. will this make the cube competitive with the qube?
xmlhack: beta release of perl standard api for css.
xmlhack: xml schemas for the transportation industry. will there be a central repository that lists schemas for each 'vertical market' application?
webreview looks at idle 0.6. python.
ecompany: how we almost became a spammer.
slashdot: perfect pair, linux and ppc.
linux devices visits that eternal question: is linux ready for the desktop? seems like this comes up at least once every two weeks ...
the register: motherboard makers sniffy over 100mhz frontside bus on pentiums.
phpbuilder: hey, first update to the rss file in ages! using php with anacom, for e-commerce.
zdnet: changes to the microsoft software licenses may encourage an exodus to linux.
osopinion: god, gates and open-source.
geeknews is now doing *classifieds.* 'old' business models, working in the new paradigm? who would have thought? (sarcasm.)
cnn: the fbi cyber-crimes unit is getting clever.
two others from freshmeat ... open cms is updated, and sandstorm [xml-rpc] as well.
freshmeat: ol' bookmarks looks like a better idea than my directory. hmmmm.
dpreview has links to nikon d1x 'version 1.00' samples.
it's just the quail having a hootenanny on my courtyard wall.
do i hear the sounds of bullsnakes dancing in the morning light?