Social Networking == Social Division?

You would think after 20 years of the Web, we would come to a better understanding that it either helps us connect, or helps us segregate. You’d be wrong. Following is some research and reading. But first… What do you think? How diverse are the people you associate with as friends on Facebook or Twitter? […]

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I Believe In Miracles Cover-a-rama

My last band used to cover “I Believe In Miracles” by the Ramones, influenced by Peal Jam’s cover. This morning I find myself messing around with it on my old acoustic, first time I’ve had the opportunity to play in quite a while. Here are some versions of “I Believe In Miracles” I found surfing […]

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Teenagers and children from Pennsylvania failed by “those who knew but failed to speak” and “those who saw but failed to act.”

The more I hear of what happened in Luzerne, the more my heart breaks. Summary: Over five years over 6000 children were driven into the PA juvenile ‘justice’ system while a judge received kickbacks. Inquirer: William Ecenbarger: Luzerne officials deny knowing of abuse Inquirer: Deferential culture abetted rotten judges: An 11-member Interbranch Commission on Juvenile […]

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SVN Branch Management Link-a-rama

Coding Horror: Software Branching and Parallel Universes Perforce: Laura Wingerd & Christopher Seiwald: High-level Best Practices in Software Configuration Management InfoQ: Version Control for Multiple Agile Teams BetterExplained: A Visual Guide to Version Control Branch Maintenance: Chapter 4. Common Branching Patterns Submerged: CollabNet’s Subversion Blog: Branching Strategy Questioned CMCrossroads: Robert Cowham: Branching and Merging – […]

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