My thoughts and prayers

I wanted to offer my thoughts and prayers towards those dealing with the horror of the last few days in Mumbai. Arpit: When terrorism hits home NYTimes: What They Hate About Mumbai The Atlantic: Behind Mumbai Guardian: ‘We were told to kill until the last breath’ BBC: How Mumbai attacks unfolded BBC: Officials quit over […]

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“A New Media Tells Different Stories” by Bruno Giussani

“A New Media Tells Different Stories” by Bruno Giussani April, 1997: There are also many other ramifications that the new journalist will have to take into consideration while handling information and exploiting the different tools. quote First, the behavior of online information seekers is very different than the traditional readers: some surf, some search. The […]

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Retrying Netbeans

While I live in Emacs, Eclipse won me over for Java development a long time ago. I’ve been keeping my eye on Netbeans for a while. Each major release I’ve given a try by checking out a current project from SVN and attempting some basic development tasks. Usually I’d hit a snag that would discourage […]

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Growing demand for Salvation Army services

Kevin Barbieux, “The Homeless Guy”, takes note of the growing lines for feedings from the Salvation Army. The Salvation Army was there for my family when I was young. As a host for my Cub Scouts pack. As a place we could afford to shop. As a provider of a Santa Claus that would visit […]

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Two on project process

Aaron Held, coworker at CIM, “A House With No Front Door Keeps you off the streets”: Scrum and Agile are desinged to solve this by making it a team effort. So in Scrum it is not the “developers” that build this Dr Seuss house, but the team. I think this is why many people fear […]

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