Following up on an earlier story, George Bush appointed Lauren Caitlin Upton as a foreign policy advisor. (credit: GH)
Apparently Lauren Upton is one of the 20% of Americans who don’t own maps. Or something. From the Miss Teen USA Pageant (24 August 2007): â€œRecent polls have shown a fifth of Americans canâ€™t locate the U.S. on a world map. Why do you think this is?â€ Miss South Carolina, Lauren Caitlin Upton: â€œI personally […]
Update: after this posting appeared, Mr. Stewart’s office contacted me. They tell me they have now removed my address from their mailing list. …but he is a spammer. We keep getting cards in the mail from him, despite repeated requests to be removed from his mailing list.
Sen. Barbara Boxer is having email problems:
I moved last year, and I had to change my address everywhere. As I did this, I kept track of where, hoping to make the process easier next time. Forgetting organizations is annoying. The list I’ve compiled is below the jump. Where possible, I’ve included a link to the web page where you can make […]
Tony is a UI engineer. He gets a lot of recruiter spam. Usually it’s related to his skillset. This time, however, the recruiter was looking for a filesystems engineer. They had this hilarious exchange: Recruiter: We’re looking for somebody with 7-10 years of experience writing filesystems.Me: The only person I know with that level of […]
If it costs you more in employee time to screen bug reports and mark them as duplicates than it would to actually fix the bug, fix the bug. Now.
From HDNet: Dan Rather Reports presents conclusive evidence of the failure of touch screen voting machines across the country. The episode, “The Trouble with Touch Screens”, is an entire hour devoted to new information on this story. From scientists involved in testing the equipment, to manufacturers in third world countries who shipped these defective voting […]