The Story Changes – A Few Words Aren’t Enough

Yesterday I posted my story in five words or less, or attempted to at least. Shelley’s keeping track of others doing the same. And it’s forming a song! In anycase, it doesn’t seem right (no – not the song – the song is perfect). A few words aren’t enough (hey that’s five words too!). I […]

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The Left has lost its way and lost its voice

I normally discount pronouncements like that. But this one is from Camille Paglia: The most radical task facing contemporary leftism is a purgation and reclamation of its own rhetoric. Then again Meryl had this to say about Paglia recently (and made me smile at the thought…): Paglia’s nuts, if you ask me. Actually, she’s such […]

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I have to document THAT?

For many Java facilities, including most open-source packages and most internally developed components, the reality is that very few class libraries or components come with any significant documentation besides the Javadoc. This means that developers will be learning to use facilities from the Javadoc, and we should consider organizing our Javadoc around this reality. I’ve […]

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Debunking Lomborg and other things

Garret is having a great weblog conversation on just how *off* Lomborg’s The Environmentalists Are Wrong is. it’s just that i’m surprised that so many are buying what this individual is selling, without using their baloney detection kit. or, at least spending a minute or two on google. I posted my take to Garret’s discussion […]

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