Monthly Archives: December 2005

2005 wrap-up

i am getting some sleep….

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It's all right, I said it was

DOJ sez: “…the unauthorized disclosure of this effort damages our national security and puts our citizens at risk.” — “Raise.” “Okay.” “Damn. I’m out.” “I’ll see that, and raise you five.” “Um… bleah. Let’s see ‘em.” “Pair of Spies.” “Three … Continue reading

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bore ed

A short summary of the pickle that W may be in [lesson: If you must squander your 'political capital' on junk food, at least have some bunkers that you can retire to]. (I’ve been reading political blogs and drinking high-octane … Continue reading

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ccswe

SM on cargo cult sw eng link [baby]

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"Rez Pls"

I just figured out one thing about the world of the World of Warcraft that’s been bugging the heck out of me. In a normal ecology you have a massive pyramid of critters that eat other critters; at the bottom … Continue reading

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Serenity Puppet Theatre

Serenity puppet theatre. Well, more like icons. Still, good witty commentary. Link. (Via Making Light).

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Geeks

You know you’re in a building full of geeks when you overhear a break-room conversation containing: “… the tree has really good branch structure,” and they’re referring to an actual conifer, not a data structure.

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Doing Time

The Gibber, holding forth as The Godfather – and here he is, in prison –

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—-d-i-g-i-t-a-l—s-o-u-l—~~~a=n~a=l~o=g~~~b=o~n-e=s=~~

Back in the days when I worked on the Atari ST, the hardware engineers were proud of their insight into the behavior of DRAM chips. “Most designers treat them as digital devices, we treat them as analog devices.” Thus squeezing … Continue reading

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working girls

Beautiful Atrocities interviews one of those promised 72 virgins. Link.

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