Monthly Archives: July 2005

Accidents 2

Sheesh, another accident witnessed. A woman in the lane next to me was driving a brand new BMW, was following too close to the car in front of her, and was not paying attention when the cars ahead of her … Continue reading

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O-O comment

Someone tried to post the following comment to my posting last month about Bruce Eckel. Comments may or may not be broken, so I’ll repeat it here. —- You should see the POS I’m working on. Chock-full of every OOP … Continue reading

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no longer a mystery

This article has cleaed up a lot of my confusion about modern personal computing technology. The next Hennessy and Patterson? Link [...and be sure to guard the IP numbers of your hard drives!]

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Boingity boing

Here’s an absolutely wonderful blog by a semi-anonymous bouncer. Well worth digging through the archives. Link. If only things were that interesting at the place where I work…

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DHS Spooktruck

I’m disappointed that this vehicle isn’t a van, and isn’t all black. Someone needs to have their budget raised.

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Book Musings

I don’t know why I expected Dan Simmons’ Ilium to suck, but it most definitely does not. Maybe it’s my near utter disinterest in the whole Iliad thing; Gods and heros acting childish and stupid, jabbing swords into each other … Continue reading

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Who's behind?

Right Behind and Kiss My Left Behind are the only Amazon links I’m likely to make for a while. (Note author’s name).

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Objectivistianetics

Someone mashes together Ayn Rand and Elron. Hilarity ensues. Link. “You’ve got your objectivism in my e-meter! Hey, wait . . .”

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Books in the Queue

Charles Stross, Accelerando (SF, short stories glued into a passable novel) Jim Rogers, Adventure Capitalist (travelogue, financial musings, also wrote the excellent, if dated, Investment Biker) Hope Mirrlees, Lud on the Mist (fantasy) Ian MacDonald, River of Gods (SF) Liam … Continue reading

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Accidents

It happens in the blink of an eye. This is why you stay alert. I’m driving, with passengers, on a freeway that is moving briskly. There is a sudden commotion a few hundred yards ahead, it’s hard to see what … Continue reading

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