The Wayward WebLog

Oh, what a tangled web

April, 2004

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    The new dark age

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    Sometimes scientists and researchers surprise us with new findings. Results from studies often debunk long held beliefs and many times even overturn supposedly proven facts from past scientific works. We take it all in stride, because we all know that...
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    Orwellian Mood Orbs

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    So much for the mood ring. Now scientists (and technologist) have tapped directly into the power of the mind that affects moods. It has been known for years that certain visual stimulus can alter moods in people. For example, some people become depressed...
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    Being Null

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    Something feels like a blank page today. Maybe it’s getting back to work after a sunny weekend and not immediately feeling the need to jump back into the quagmire. Possibly that’s because I reached a certain closure last Friday on a bit of...
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    This little meme had roast beef

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    What’s this book-meme thing? That’s just got to be the stupidest thing I’ve seen to date. What are we trying to prove here, that nobody is original anymore? Let’s all follow the leader like a bunch of lemmings racing toward the...
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    Losing mindshare

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    Charlie was practicing his letters today. He is three and a half. Sometimes he likes to pretend that he is writing out words (even when he is not holding some sort of pencil.) That’s what he was doing today. Betsy was a bit perplexed by it because...
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    Infinite Monkeys

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    This started out as a post, but it soon became evident that it deserved a much more honored placement. I'll be truthful with you all; it's a bit fabricated, but when has that stopped any of you from reading this blog. So, go ahead, read the story! ...
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    Infinite Monkeys

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    Guys in lab coats weird me out. I’m not sure why exactly, but I think it has something to do with the mad-scientist look. I want to think they are doctors, M.D’s, but they are not. They are imposters draped in white-coats of authority, doing...
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    You may be a winner!

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    There are police helicopters circling overhead. I’m sure they are not after me. I hope not, anyway. That would be a bummer. Sure, I stretched the truth a bit on a few posts, but nothing to get me into that much hot water. They must be after some...
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    The long haul

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    Whew. For a minute there I thought I was completely out of posts. I had been stretching it a bit thin lately, scrapping the bottom of the barrel, sort of like squeezing out that last bit of toothpaste when you’ve been out for weeks and have been...
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    The Legion of Doom

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    I just thought you would all like to know the truth behind the blogs here at Microsoft. There was something going on that you knew nothing about. At least for me, the blogs that I posted, the comments, the gags, the code snippets, had nothing to do with...
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