also, i had one european friend email; 'getting your ears lowered' is a southern phrase for getting one's hair cut. just fyi.
i have to puzzle out why weblogs.com hates my redirect. i haven't had an update listed there in ages; i've altered the updates page, and still no soap. got a couple of other tricks to try ...
santa fe new mexican: zozobra will rock this year. more music. check out this picture! see the guy at the bottom, ready to torch 'old man gloom'?
nytimes: eric zabel is kicking sprinter butt in the tour de france. lance armstrong is seventh, and the u.s. postal team didn't finish well. will this be telekom's year?
nytimes: the state department notifies u.s. embassies of missile defense plans. doesn't this have to pass congress first?
reuters: harrison ford plays the hero in real life. actually, i believe this is his second time. he and his helicopter seem to be a godsend in yellowstone country.
reuters: senate backs drilling ban on national monuments. good.
cnn's front page redesign is now less user-friendly, at least for me. you now have to click to the individual sections to get anything other than the single latest item. i guess they want more hits.
here's a novelty, via freshmeat: apache::asp. active server pages port to apache, with perl as the scripting language. i can't remember having seen this before ...
inside.com: teenager reading habits may be better than you think.
mac central: macromedia flash for os x makes an appearance at the flashforward keynote. macromedia claims 96% of browsers now have the flash plugin installed, though as per usual, they don't reveal marketshare for each version of the plugin (2,3,4,5). it does matter.
pcworld: amazon halts preorders for windows xp; 'big mistake' ... microsoft hasn't set final pricing yet.
cnet: a 128 cpu server, courtesy fujitsu. blue cross/blue shield the first customer? makes me wonder about heat exhaustion ... oh, bad ...
the register: the big news for today ... ms will allow you to remove internet explorer from windows xp. the licensing for pc manufacturers changes as well. though i have a funny feeling this all comes to naught, at this late date.
infoworld: intel stop shipment of xeon 900 mhz server chips.
down again. colo had some power problems. everything should be hunky-dory again.
ny times op-ed: the social security surplus is endangered.
ny times review of 'final fantasy.' it'll be quaint in a year or two ...
ny times: george bush visits new york city. hand up, please ...
cnn: polaroid mulls bankruptcy. they misjudged digital photography, and one-hour photo developing.
foreign policy: think again about russia. there may be light ...
minneapolis star-tribune: marketing narnia. as a kid, i grokked none of the religious symbolism. moral issues, yes. religion, no. pretty silly, if you ask me.
dallas morning news: concert ticket grosses drop 12%. the economy, or just high ticket prices?
mac: iview mediapro is up to 1.1.
developerworks: recurse, not divide, to conquer.
kumo: imaging lingo.
clickz: lessons of the x10 popunder.
byte: a summer potpourri of tools and books.
wired: uh-oh. 60% of americans are open to internet taxation.
linuxplanet: a moderate approach to intellectual property.
the register: the internet is the root of all evil.
successor to napster?
via reutellog: sunken ship adventure. a well-preserved wreck, with a secret cargo ...
looks like the server was down again for a while last evening. but on the bright side, i get my ears lowered today.