December 7, 2009
Since covered phones can't be admired by anyone but their owners, there must be some unspoken pleasure in the idea that you--and you alone--can lift that burqa of molded silicone. --Slate on smartphone covers. I always thought they seemed silly myself, not to mentioning spoiling to cool pebble-like physicality of an iPhone.
While it's not setting the world on fire, it's gratifying to Google on "javadvent" and see where its gotten. (There were only 2-3 hits for the word prior, mostly with this "jav/Advent.htm" variant.)
"I really, really hate my brain. Luckily, I'm slowly killing it with alcohol, so in the end, I'll win. Eventually. I suppose."