Spring Lake/running errands
cheesedoodles and the iphone are a bad combination
working out of Zebu on Broad St. for a few hours this AM while kids overrun our house.
notice on CNN that Edwards is dropping out.
The secret of happiness | It’s in Iceland | Economist.com
The search for happiness is becoming more scientific. But does that make it any more accurate than it used to be? Two books explore a growth industry
a morning of my least favorite acronyms: GD lib in PHP, CSS edits and SQL at the CLI.
iTunes movie rental experience
This past Sunday found us lying around bored with no football on or Netflix to watch so we decided to give the iTunes video rental a try.
The selection is OK. Not great. It seems pretty limited right now but the movies they do have look decent enough to brush away the boredom of a lazy Sunday afternoon. I think we picked Ronin to watch. Unfortunately, we were never able to download the movie. There were multiple reasons behind the failure.
First off, I have a PO Box associated with my…
Moonwatcher: Feed Archaeology
Even if Google’s index no longer includes my old posts, I know that NewsGator archives the contents of millions of RSS feeds. So I contacted Greg Reinacker to see how to access that archive, and he pointed me to the NewsGator Archive Service
As long as we’re talking about interesting magazines . . .
This month’s issue of Harper’s has a short piece about George Bush’s misunderstanding of his favorite painting:
So Bush’s inspiring, proselytizing Methodist is in fact a horse thief fleeing from a lynch mob. It seems a fitting marker for the Bush presidency. Bush has consistently exhibited what psychologists call the “Tolstoy syndrome.” That is, he is completely convinced he knows what things are, so he shuts down all avenues of inquiry about them and disregards the information that is…
Bigger perhaps than the NYTimes dropping its paywall . . .
The Atlantic Monthly has made its awesome, super-amazing content available for free on its website.
This is one of the magazines that Hugh McKenna, my high-school English teacher, suggested I subscribe to (the other was Harper’s). I’ve been reading them ever since and subscribing to them off and on since college. Moreover, this is the magazine that Emerson wrote for. I can not say enough good things about The Atlantic. It is like a readable version of Smithsonian with substantiated…
Finally starting to really get omnifocus. It’s not easy but looks like it could be worth the effort.