The earth sings

Mark Morford, at SFGate, in April, wrote a lyrical, powerful piece about music the Earth itself is generating: “In other words, you love loud punk? Metal? Jazz? Deep house? Saint-Saens with a glass of Pinot in the tub? Sure you do. That’s because somewhere, somehow, deep in your very cells and bones and DNA, it […]

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In my thoughts

Doc Searls has been blogging from the hospital these past few days and its been at times frightening and at times heartening to follow as each days up and downs are shared. Doctors have found three pancreatic cysts, but should be on his way home soon.

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The single most important skill for a software engineer

“How to Think Like a Computer Scientist: Learning with Python”: The goal of this book is to teach you to think like a computer scientist. This way of thinking combines some of the best features of mathematics, engineering, and natu- ral science. Like mathematicians, computer scientists use formal languages to denote ideas (specifically computations). Like […]

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Two from Yahoo!

Webmonkey: Get Started With the Yahoo HTTP Geocoder API Yahoo! User Interface Blog: Patterns for Designing a Reputation System and more at their Design Pattern Library.

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