February 2, 2010
--Ah, Spike Jones. Warning, the goofy noises starting around 1:38 can get stuck in your head.
"Nothing is more conducive to peace of mind than not having any opinions at all."
--Georg Christoph Lichtenberg. Sometimes I'm worried I've taken that idea too much to heart.
http://slacktivist.typepad.com/slacktivist/2010/02/tf-the-illuminati.html - on Mike Warnke (can't believe I got suckered by him too...) and Tim "Left Behind" LaHaye
7 is the W of the numbers ten and under. Maybe we could all start abbreviating it to "sev".
Oh and Happy Groundhog Day. Again.
http://www.viceland.com/int/v16n12/htdocs/berkeley-breathed-273.php - Bloom County Berkeley Breathed, nice counter point to yesterday's Calvin and Hobbes retrospective interview.
http://www.asktog.com/columns/022DesignedToGiveFitts.html - but, UI wonks, if you're thinking of "Fitts' Law" first, you've already lost the game.
Slogan idea... "Toyota: You Can't Stop Us!" (I guess it's not much worse than their old "Toyota. Moving Forward.")
With poorly documented, under-studied, or forgotten APIs, a coder's sole hope is to guess at what SHOULD be there and go find evidence of it- bad luck if you think differently than the person who wrote it...