After the cartoon fiasco, Karim Raslan of the The New York Times wrote Why Asian Muslims didn’t explode. He doesn’t really answer why, but he does cite several cultural differences. Some of hsi strongest rhetoric: Whether we are conservative or liberal, many of us are appalled and angered by the stupidity and insensitivity of the […]
Amy and Kevin suggested: Vanessa Morrison Carvell Wallace Kyra Brown Joe Henry
Re-Introducing the Real Windows Vista.
interesting software conference this spring. Sessions include: Take Control of Your Team’s Decisions NOW! by Ken Schwaber Avoiding the Seven Pitfalls of Lean by Mary Poppendieck Pair Managing: Two Managers per Programmer by Jim Highsmith Two-Phase Waterfall: Implementation Considered Harmful by Robert C. Martin User Interaction: It Was Hard to Build, It Should Be Hard […]
The Canadian government wants to help you tour successfully.
fun flickr toys that let you make calendars, billboards, fortune cookies and more out of your photos. fantastically beautiful high speed photos of water, sparks and motion. and lightning.
Sarah Slean takes a break from poetry to share some tales from the road. Her words recall Finding Forrester: After the requisite used bookstore visit, we return to the room to find a tray full of goodies from our fairy godmother Natasha. Champagne, roses, chocolates, and fruits…heavens! I enjoy a brief moment of pretending I’m […]
Boing Boing points us at a New York Times piece and blog entry from OK Go’s Damian Kulash on the futility of DRM: From the blog: DRM just flat out sucks. Its most obvious problem is that it doesn’t work. No matter how sophisticated the particular software, it only takes one person to break it, […]
The Cardinal Inquirer interviewed Steve Wozniak: Sometimes the engineers are true artists and really care what they’re doing, doing a really great job. Although, I don’t know how much I can even say that because the big companies, Microsoft, Apple and AOL, they tend to turn out the crappiest products, you know, software-wise. The ones […]
We already know MSNBC doesn’t like Bill O’Reilly. Neither does CBS. Instead of the usual softballs, O’Reilly got mocked by David Letterman.