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  • Blog Post: Logs and Blogs Laughing like Frogs

    What the heck? Well, I'm making a statement about blogging. How does a frog laugh? I'm sure you can fing it on someone's blog somewhere. I can tell you that the frogs in a backyard pond in Hawaii make a more raspy croaking sound when they think they can attract a mate. Now I bet if you go search Google...
  • Blog Post: The Prince - Presents Positively Passionate Political Platitudes

    Niccolo Machiavelli - The Prince Penguin Classics - ISBN 0-14-044752-0 I've been reading this of late. It's interesting. This Machiavelli guy (1469-1527) is talking about statecraft, and makes many observations as to how things have come about in the Europe that he lived in. Lots of tales of Papal...
  • Blog Post: All things old become new again

    As I'm perusing various blogs, I'm reminded of two things. BBS, and “Snow Crash”. The first one reminds me of my Commodore PET, and my 300 baud modem. Of course there was FidoNet also operative at the time. But, it was basically a “community” around various computing subjects...
  • Blog Post: Are Heroes more than just sandwiches?

    So, I'm what they call a dev manager. It's the most interesting and powerful job in all of Microsoft. I fly air cover for the men and women who are on the ground grinding out the code that makes this company great, and makes the world go round. Programmers are the bread and butter of the software...
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