Monthly Archives for September 2003
William Cole’s started blogging! I know William from Hypertext conferences, and it’s good to see he’s joined the blogosphere.
Yes, I’m blogging like crazy because I’ve cleared the whole day so I can concentrate on working on two pieces I’m writing and so I was just going to have a few minutes of surfing first… I’ll start concentrating on … Continue reading
Gonzalo Frasca and friends have released Newsgaming, a site where political cartoons and games meet. The first game up is called September 12th, and is a simulation where killing terrorists spawns new terrorists. I like how after you fired a … Continue reading
You’ve noticed, perhaps, that Verisign have hijacked the net to show their website every time you mistype a .com or .net address so that your browser can’t find the server you’ve asked for? There’s some interesting, though complicated, discussion of … Continue reading
70 things to say when you’re losing a technical argument.
The national library in Norway refuses to give ISSNs to weblogs, although many weblogs clearly fit the definition of a periodical worthy of an ISSN: periodical, archived, dated, one title, some kind of serious (faglig) content, etc. Obviously the ISSN … Continue reading
The theory of relativity explained in words of four letters or less. It reads a little like Cat in a Hat, only with fewer rhymes and less impressive rhythm: “I can hear you say, “No way. That can’t be!” But … Continue reading
When we picked up Noah from the airport a couple of weeks ago, my daughter and I brought along her ABC book so we could do her reading homework on the airport bus. On the way back from the airport, … Continue reading
Of course, putting the category at the bottom of each post leads to some funny sentences. I’ve not designed my categories for this grammar: “Posted by Jill to world at 8:59” – well, yes, I suppose I am posting to … Continue reading
Problems in Iraq: deodorant desparately needed.