Can The Muppets be relevant in this day and age?

The NYTimes, in a recent story, documents the effort by Disney to reintroduce the Muppets. You might be wondering if The Muppets could be relevant to today’s children. Richelle had told me that she didn’t think it would be for Emma, who loved The Backyardigans, or The Wonder Pets, or Jack’s Music Show, or Elmo […]

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Some Eclipse and Maven Links

Maven: What is Maven? Maven: Maven Getting Started Guide Maven: Guide to using Eclipse with Maven 2.x Eclipse: Top 10 Tips for New Eclipse Users IBM developerWorks: Migrating to Eclipse: A developer’s guide to evaluating Eclipse vs. Netbeans eclipse-plugin: Weblogic Plugin for Eclipse

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My thoughts and prayers Antonella

It’s coming up on the one year anniversary of my Mom’s passing. Antonella Pavese, who had an entirely different relationship with her Mom, then I had with mine, shares so much in a post that I feel I can relate to. Antonella Pavese: Of things lost, of things found: Slowly walking our karmic circles over […]

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Development links for today, Sunday, September 28th 2008

stackoverflow: What are the best resources to learn about capacity planning Charles Miller: Spring is Sprung – his thoughts on SpringSource’s new maintenance policy. xkcd: Listen to Yourself IBM developerWorks: Using Python to create UNIX command line tools SEOBook: Google’s Chinese Wall Between AdWords Ads & Organic Search Results Disappears* Erann Gat: Lisping at JPL […]

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“a Manual for our Kids to Save the Future”?

That’s what John Baichtal at his Wired Blog “Geek Dad” called Cory Doctorow’s book sci-fi novel “Little Brother”, in his glowing review posted last week. While you can download the book for free legally from the website, I’m going to want to buy a copy for the bookshelf – it’s a great book so far. […]

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