April 10, 2009
--Nice little piece by Ranjit and his dog Samson.
"All human beings should try to learn before they die what they are running from, and to, and why."
--James Thurber. Though I'd add "...though it doesn't help"
Early AM Dream: for some reason I wanted to overlay the soundtrack to every Atari game into one cacophonous mess.
WBUR always has local news for the second part of the top-of-the-hour headlines, but I wonder what I'm missing on the national broadcast.
Boston, sans Globe, just the Hearld? The concept alone is kind of horrific.
(after I mentioned an interview that went well, with me providing a possible explanation for a Google SEO/SEM correlation)
EB: i've been geeking on robotics recently (TED presentation on war-bots)
EB: I now have vision of a warbot with "Ask me about my pagerank" painted on its chassis, standing over a torched web developer.
Running Windows on a Mac via VMWare Fusion. Was feeling physically cramped by "alt" key; realized my fingers were expecting it to be next to space. Used SharpKeys from http://randyrants.com to swap the keys and the sense of physical relief is almost tangible; kind of like what I get using a mouse after working at a desk with a touchpad.
The backsides of old printouts: not just good mousepads, also nice for jotting down TODO lists.