Monthly Archives: November 2005
Amazon.com: Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion (Scribner Library of Daily Life): Books This is an example of how an algorithm can mess things up. The suggested book that would be “Better Together” with the Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion is Encyclopedia of Rape. I guess the Amazon website sees “Encyclopedia” in both items, and thinks … Continue reading
Film Set for iPod nano Nice protection for your iPod nano that doesn’t add much bulk. I still wouldn’t mind a skin with a clip though.
Calif. Rep. resigns over bribes – Yahoo! News What can I say except, “Another one bites the dust!”
CBS News | Gaming Grandma Slays Competition At the age of 39, I thought I was getting a little bit old to play games. Old Grandma Hardcore Blog
Online shoppers set to storm the Internet Monday / Consumers use workplace’s faster computers for e-commerce It would be interesting to do an annual comparison of retails sales of Black Monday vs. Black Friday.
San Jose Mercury News | Fry’s Electronics You can tell if you’re a nerd in Silicon Valley if you pick up the San Jose Mercury News and the first thing you go to are the Fry’s ads on the back of each section. Of course, you could always go online at the link above and … Continue reading
Phony Theory, False Conflict Great column on Intelligent Design. This last paragraph says it all. Yes Virginia, you can believe in God and evolution: How ridiculous to make evolution the enemy of God. What could be more elegant, more simple, more brilliant, more economical, more creative, indeed more divine than a planet with millions of … Continue reading
Digital Warfighter » Off the Fence and Off the Cuff This post reflects my view on the situation in Iraq. Those who serve in the military are asked to make the ultimate sacrifice for the United States and its ideals. Do not waste their lives.
Official Google Blog: First Base I’d love to hear how the backend of Google Base is set up since I set up the databases here at work, but I guess that will remain a company secret. This is a nice use though of Googles multitude of machines.
insurgent explosive material After reading about the attack this morning that killed 73 people through two bombers with explosive mounted on their waists, I did a Google search on “insurgent explosive material” and found this article on how the insurgents are now using shaped charge booby traps that can penetrate 4 inches of armor. The … Continue reading