OOP Myths March 31st, 2002 @ 9:48 am PDT
Ironically, [Object-Oriented Programming] is sometimes billed as “better fitting the way people think”. Years of meditation and study to learn how to “think naturally”? I am thinking of setting up a $60-per-hour consultancy to teach sports fans to drink beer and belch in order to “optimize their recreational satisfaction”. link via webword
SportsFilter March 30th, 2002 @ 4:03 pm PDT
I overheard someone talking about SportsFilter at some point during the LA MetaFilter shin-dig last night. This is excellent! It’s a MetaFilter just for sports fans!
Latitude March 29th, 2002 @ 11:08 pm PDT
“When I’m playful I use the meridians of longitude and parallels of latitude for a seine, and drag the Atlantic Ocean for whales.” Mark Twain, Life on the Mississippi
Good Puns March 29th, 2002 @ 11:00 pm PDT
Three excellent puns, via eMail, from my mom: I used to work in a blanket factory, but it folded. Without geometry, life is pointless. Condoms should be used on every conceivable occasion.
Song March 29th, 2002 @ 1:02 am PDT
Poli High – Harry Nilsson
Caveat Emptor March 28th, 2002 @ 11:53 pm PDT
Again, Defendant sold over the counter, without caveat, a product which attached powerful jet engines (in this case, two) to inadequate vehicles, with little or no provision for passenger safety. link via The Shifted Librarian This link originally was found at http://www.sonic.net/~paul/humour/msg00317.html. That page no longer works, so I have updated the reference.
Pinot Bistro March 28th, 2002 @ 11:29 pm PDT
You’ll have to trust me and just ignore what you read elsewhere. Pinot Bistro sucks.
Meditations on First Philosophy March 28th, 2002 @ 4:07 pm PDT
But if the mere fact that I can produce from my thought the image of something entails that everything which I clearly and distinctly perceive to belong to that thing really does belong to it, is not this a possible basis for another argument to prove the existence of God?
Mixing Classes March 28th, 2002 @ 3:55 pm PDT
Hey! I didn’t know you could mix and match classes in css!
New Payment Methods Accepted March 28th, 2002 @ 12:26 pm PDT
While advertising as a form of support for independent Web sites has proven about as effective as sugar-frosted dental floss, the Web still manages to serve as a massively multiplayer open mic night for many the aspiring writer/artist/poet/revolutionary. The reason for this is simple: money and fame have historically been a less powerful motivator for […]