Never tell me the odds

I have a job that I love. I have friends who care about me, and whom I care about. I have a fiancee whom I love, and who loves me. We will be married next May, and we have enough money that we can afford to have both the wedding and honeymoon we want. I […]

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Be at the Grape Street Pub Tonight!

REMINDER: A huge night for The Phoenix Trap. Fellow weblogger, and friend’s band Mark is close to getting on Y100 and this could be the show that makes it happen. Actually – you being there will be what helps too. So get your butt to the show! A great local band that deserves your support.

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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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The Weblog Candidate

I hesitate to to link to this, but amidst the hyperbole, generalizations and sterotypes, is a conversation on activism, politics, and practicing them online. Personally, no matter what everyone else thinks… there is plenty for me to learn by watching all this play out, so I’m happy to watch her run for office.

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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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