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sat 19 may 01

looks like i'm getting indexed by search engines again ... 900 hits in an hour. i can't imagine what userland must go through ...

nytimes: a link between pollen production and fossil fuels?

nytimes: change in plutonium disposal has some states upset. i'm beginning to think having a family geiger counter would be a good idea ...

reuters: eddie van halen getting daily cancer treatment. if it is cancer of the tongue, he's still smoking. how many times have i seen individuals with emphysema, oxygen tanks ... unhook and stumble away for a cigarette. horrible.

economic times: verisign retains control of .com.

freshmeat lists apache 1.3.2 on their service, but it's not mentioned at apache.org yet.

the studio tour was *interesting* ... most of the photographers showed work of very uneven quality. i'd rather see a dozen outstanding pieces than a hundred mediocre ones. some nice paintings and ceramics, however.

they're having a 'studio tour' in eldorado today ... we get to go around to artisan's homes and studios, to see not only the artwork, but where they create their art! this should be fun. i wonder if i can sneak in the digital camera ...

liability for libel on the internet. accusing individuals of fraud in a public venue is not something to be done lightly.

this thread on metafilter is simply beyond the pale. leave the family to grieve in peace.

web nouveau is keeping track of css weblogs ... check the rundown on the left side ...

santa fe new mexican: WE HAVE WATER!! the melting snows are creating 25 million gallons of water *a day* ...

nytimes op-ed: new woods. not your typical editorial ... and all the more welcome for that reason ...

cnn: looking under titan's veil. a continent in a hydrocarbon sea?

i see the world continues to twiddle its thumbs while the middle east melts down.

new york times magazine: naked capitalists; the pornography business.

mac versiontracker has a bunch of rio updates, and the apple carbon sdk update. go over and look.

lwn: zope weekly news for may 18th.

xmlhack: soap cookbook, and open rpc project.

saturday night online: the western chinese mummies, and dna testing. "... The two xinjiang mummies belonged to the same genetic lineage as most modern-day swedes, finns, tuscans, corsicans, and sardinians."

linux magazine: install, configure and use mysql.

the register: iris recognition is the best biometric system. want to withdraw? bat those baby blues ...

the register: palm's in a bad way. 'crushing' inventory? good grief. it's like florida orange growers trying to keep prices high by dumping portions of their crop in landfills. what a waste ... sometimes, the 'market' is dumb ...

the strange days of os x. if the average user can't figure out os x, and needs to join a user group, what does that say about the mass-market appeal of the os?

macnn: macworld expo digital art contest.

linux programming: kde on cygwin project ... run kde on windows.

kuro5hin: richard stallman on copyright and globalization. copyright continues to be quite the 'alpha and omega' subject matter ...

google groups opens usenet posting.

geeknews also has a link to the columbine report online, a large pdf. maybe police need to play 'doom' ...

geeknews: we are bloggers, hear us roar, in numbers too big to ignore ...

freshmeat: sandstorm updates again (xml-rpc), and two php goodies ... php tree menus, and php authentication class.

it's raining here, just lightly. so i took the opportunity to 'sleep in.' nice.