Monthly Archives: March 2007
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Though the debates will forever rage about which JVM dynlang should carry us into the future, the same facts that have guided programming for half a century still apply today: No one language will be enough to carry us forward; no languages will survive indefinitely; and the language you’ll use in ten years you’ve probably [...]
Memefollowing from Stephanie, Heidi and Jill. What Be Your Nerd Type? Your Result: Literature Nerd Does sitting by a nice cozy fire, with a cup of hot tea/chocolate, and a book you can read for hours even when your eyes grow red and dry and you look sort of scary sitting there with [...]
Holy mail wars, Batman! The ‘Hoo is offering $10/head for new mail users. From Jay-Z’s blog: Oh, I should also mention that if you build the next kill application and convince people to use it and upgrade to the premium version of Yahoo! Mail, we’ll pay you $10 per user. The sky’s the limit on [...]
Following the meme from CLV and Pat, here’s my “Ultimate Superhero Team.” First, the rules: The Challenge: Assemble a superteam from your favorite books, films, TV shows, etc. Your team must consist of the following: (1) Team Leader (1) Warrior (1) Smartypants (1) Hottie (1) Comic Relief All your superteam members must be from DIFFERENT [...]
I can’t think of enough good things to say about the Reef Dram Sandals sold on Amazon. I’ve seen lots of ideas for hidden flasks: books, golf bags, binoculars, etc. These definitely take the cake, though. There’s a flask in the heel, so not only does your whisky stay hidden: it stays warm. Double bonus?
Chris chided me in the Java only gets 10mpg comments for not giving Groovy or Rhino a go. Chris has a fondness for busting my chops equaled by few. However, he does it because he cares, so I thought a bit about using non-Java languages on the JVM. I still think that in general, I [...]
A recent email from the 1947project tipped me off to Esotouric, offering “Bus Adventures into the secret heart of LA.” Stephanie and I went on their Black Dahlia tour last winter and it was amazing. Kim and Nathan put on an exceedingly entertaining and informative tour. As it turns out, they now have a tour [...]