he's almost here. 230 miles from Seattle
Brian, I can't wait, dude!
Don King discussing his views on IP Access Lists
This is actually pretty good.
Ol' Fozbaca is now in Rapid City, South Dakota
Soon to hit Wyoming. Always wanted to go to Wyoming.
Tonya Harding tackles Cisco
There's no comment that I could possibly include that would make this any funnier than it is.
OK, so brian just called me and he is in Iowa of all places, on I-80.
We'll keep you posted on his trek across this great continent of ours.
Incase you have not noticed the posings have been very infrequent lately. I have been trying to find a new job since getting layed off. Man, searching for a new job is alot of work and very boring, but the search is over. I will be moving to Vancover Canada next week. That is right going all the way from Kentucky to the West Coast! Don't expect much on the site til I get all settled in, unless engel or Mithrandir pick up the slack :)
"... I'm a bastard, and proud of it!", Linus.
The Audacious Space Elevator a.k.a. "Beanstak". God I hope to live to see, and ride, one of these babies.
Here's the message that the music industry appears to be in denial on. Your users want control. They've found out how wonderful it is when they can do what they want. Now find a place to fit in.
Bingo users want control and the buisnesses that acknowledge and provide user wants will be the winners in the long run. All the polotical posturing aside, OpenSource is really about user being able to do what they want.
To GPL or Not To GPL that is the question.
... decided that it was wrong for computer algorithms to be patented. He felt that software should follow the genuinely ancient tradition of mathematics, in that discoveries should be considered to belong to the world (rather than the discoverer).
Take some time to read the roots. Making the Macintosh Home Page lots of good history there.
Stallman on Qt, the GPL, KDE, and GNOME, a good summary of the road to why Qt is GPL'd and the outstanding issues.
Fog Creek has 6 weeks vacation and believes that programmers should get their own offices with doors (remember doors?). None of my competitors in NYC or Silicon Valley match that. If I "drag the whole market down", establishing a new benchmark for the kind of work environment that programmers expect, thus losing my competitive "advantage" hiring programmers, I'll still be overjoyed.
The programers of the world would love you Joe.
Rob Levin on RIAA, MPAA and purchased law:
The RIAA and MPAA litigation has in common the use of large budgets to pay lawyers to try to prevent code wonks from writing and implementing code which might affect the profits of member companies. It's a pure case of law being used by special interests to suppress activity with competitive implications.
Top 12 things likely to be overheard if you had a Klingon Programmer
Klingon programer's responce to Python,
9) "Indentation?! - I will show you how to indent when I indent your skull!"[via geekish]