Yearly Archives: 2007

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Merry Christmas

Run: It was December 24th on Hollis Ave in the dark When I seen a man chilling with his dog in the park I approached very slowly with my heart full of fear Looked at his dog, oh my God, an ill reindeer But then I was illin because the man had a beard And […]

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Bingo Scrabble

The rules of Bingo Scrabble, such as they are: Every play must be a bingo Normal dictionary rules do not apply. (That is: words may not be challenged) Definitions for each word must be provided Score is not kept Everybody wins

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An Unfortunate Mixup

Stephanie says that this is what happens when couples who rent from Blockbuster aren’t careful with their returns.

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Tej and I have the same accent. Not too surprising given we’re both (more or less) from the highlighted part of the map. What American accent do you have? (Best version so far)NeutralYou’re not Northern, Southern, or Western, you’re just plain -American-. Your national identity is more important than your local identity, because you don’t […]

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Blue Shirt, Khaki Pants

This one’s for all my peoples out at the Los Angeles Startup Weekend: Thanks to CMM for pointing this one out! It, truly, is amazing.

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Best. Objective. Ever.

Rands offers a glimpse in to his resume — the “objective” in particular — in A Brief Glimpse: I need to work with bright people who don’t take no for an answer and are crazy about well-designed software. If these people aren’t there when I show up, I work hard to find them. The last […]

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One-liner syndrom

Jeff Atwood talks about card shuffling algorithms in a recent blog post. As it turns out, the easiest way to implement a shuffle is by sorting. It’s not exactly faster, as the typical sort is O(n log n) compared to the O(n) of the Knuth Fisher-Yates shuffle algorithm. We’ll just sort by a random number– […]

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Platinum Level Bribery Plan

Panic‘s Steven Frank explains the company’s MacWorld bribe policy: Sandwiches / Pizza / Burritos: A sincere effort will be made to resolve the bug upon our return One of whatever new hardware Apple announces: Our special “white glove” service — while working on your bug, we’ll wear tasteful white cotton gloves Cash bribes in excess […]

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A brief message for Jared Ballou

Recently I purchased a domain that you hadn’t intended to let expire. You sent some email asking if I’d sell it back to you. Sure. Why not. My plans for it got pushed back so far that I’d just be squatting if I were to keep it. However: Email sent to your address bounced. Let […]

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Dave Moulton on Critical Mass

While I too agree with Critical Mass’ mission, I really can’t get behind its methods. Dave Moulton’s reasoning behind why annoyance doesn’t sell is right on the money. All this started me to thinking about the Critical Mass movement and what they are doing. Their cause is indeed noble and one I would support; to […]

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