Monthly Archives: September 2005

Campus Bet

Google is planning a campus. So did Atari (whereupon they tanked). So did Sun (twice, ditto). So did Apple, 3Com, SGI . . . all of these folks and more built corporate campuses in Silly Valley and then God slammed … Continue reading

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On not thinking ahead

New parenting mistake #56: Digging a semantic hole. I’m singing a classic children’s song, and get a little carried away. Me: “There was an old lady who swallowed a . . um, duck!” Wife: “No!” Me: “Um, what terrible . … Continue reading

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Books again

Quickie, books read – C++ Common Knowledge (Dewhurst). Good C++ bathroom reading; short chapters of C++ nuggets. [Do what you like with the “bathroom” association]. Forty Signs of Rain (Kim Stanley Robinson). Well-written “political” SF about climate change. Don’t let … Continue reading

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