I spent an hour stuck in UCSC local traffic trying to get to class, only to be forced to turn around by (expetive deleted) protesters while a campus PD officer stood and did nothing. Then spend another half hour stuck in traffic getting away from campus.
What we have here is the top 106 books most often marked as “unread” by LibraryThing’s users. As in, they sit on the shelf to make you look smart or well rounded. Bold the ones you’ve read, underline the ones you read for school, italicize the ones you started but didn’t finish.
From the Tulum ruins… From Mexico, January 2008 photos More to come, trying Google PicasaWeb
With a few minutes left to go (local time) in the first day of 2008… 🙂
…looks like it now applies to their acquired property of Youtube: Yes, it’s the famous “in the [butt]” answer from the Newlywed game (and yes, they also have the exploding whale, Bush Sr. puking on the Prime Minster of Japan, and much, much more.)
…well, it feels that way. Overnight lows in the low 40s coming up this week. East coasters, feel free to point out that’s “wussy west-coast winter.”
PowerPoint Does Rocket Science–and Better Techniques for Technical Reports
I’m just apalled by the health care situation in this country. It’s pretty rare that political issues hit home to me quite so obviously, but we need some kind of real single-payer national healthcare system now. Or, since the “right now” part has already expired while writing this, as soon as bloody possible. A little… Continue reading Bah humbug, part 2: Bush wants to take away employer-based health insurance
Nikko’s nerdtacular Star Wars R2-D2 gear These are probably the greatest gadgets I’ve seen at all of CES. Massive high-def televisions and supercharged gaming PCs are great, but they can’t compare to products fashioned to look and act like the galaxy’s greatest astrodroid. Electronics company Nikko, best known for its remote-controlled cars, have announced a… Continue reading Toys for geeks with too much money.
Civil court judges prepare to cast aside their wigs after 300 years · Review finds consensus that horsehair should go · Criminal courts may retain traditional headgear
1) One from Friday: The Hippie Era Just Won’t Die via Mydd 2) An interesting question to applies to “progressive” 2008 candidates: “Who’s with us in a bar fight?” (the article is also posted on Mydd)