tue 30 apr 02
nova was interesting, but they didn't answer what i wanted to know: if the wtc had been built using 'empire state building' style construction, would it have survived? and i wondered what the walls were constructed of, around the empire state's emergency stairs. maybe if i dig through the website, i can find what they left out in the program ...
dang, where's that mobo upgrade, guys?
slashdot: ruby developer's guide.
cnet news.com: amd gains on intel, sets speed of new chips.
after you're dead, you can still email.
nj.com: white house defends decision to deny $150 million for security at dams, other water projects.
freshmeat: divepix [php, images], ilohamail [php].
o'reilly: vulnerabilities in freebsd.
zdnet: kermit loves linux. but what about 'the great gonzo', 'animal', and the 'mad bomber'?
metafilter on 'frontier house.' read the last entry (by wulfgar!). i ran across it by accident on television last night, and was curious. the emotional attachment to makeup and shampoo was a bit shocking, but it *was* edited to pull that particular string. it's a pbs after-school special, with 'survivor' editing.
even if you don't think you've got klez, please check: mcafee, symantec. and don't run those nasty ms email clients ...
new yorker book review: an unsimple heart. flaubert.
the age.au: advance to where? big money in publishing.
ny times op-ed: stoning and scripture.
ny times letters to the editor: invading iraq, the right path?
ny times letters to the editor: jetskis in the parks. completely misses the point.
ny times: abortion issue holds up bankruptcy bill. tit for tat.
santa fe new mexican: ah, the flush of victory?
santa fe new mexican: you wouldn't think we'd be a big state for apples. but we have rich farmland along the banks of the rio grande, in northern new mexico. unfortunately, a late frost has devastated our apple crop.
reuters: olympic skating judge cries foul as inquiry ends. sounds like a trial of vested interests.
reuters: oil firms say gasoline prices out of their control.
cnn: hubble is back, and better than ever.
still running at half speed. no mobo at the host yet. good news is, they'll be doing a slew of upgrades; more ram, double athlons. can't wait.