Archive for December, 2004

Powell transcript

Monday, December 27th, 2004

A transcript of a luncheon interview with Colin Powell. Worth reading.

The Complete Cartoons of the New Yorker

Sunday, December 26th, 2004

From the New York Times review of 'The Complete Cartoons of the New Yorker' by Walter Kern: [O]ne does sense that the cartoons have done the job they first set out to do: purging any lingering puritanism from their relatively well-heeled audience and replacing it with a smart-aleck self-awareness that ...

Penguins!

Wednesday, December 22nd, 2004

This was fun.

The secret to programming is having smart friends

Tuesday, December 21st, 2004

The story behind the Apple graphing calculator. (via /..)

Lots of cool pictures

Friday, December 17th, 2004

Lots of cool blimp pictures, and more, at the Moffett Field Museum website.

Someday I’d like to meet …

Monday, December 13th, 2004

... someone who makes 'real' marshmellows: using the sap of a marsh mallow. I'd eat them, not make them into peeps or Balrogs. Even though their Latin name indicates marsh mallows are useful for healing, you should be aware of the dangers of a marshmellow plant.

Christmas letter

Thursday, December 9th, 2004

Our 2004 (and 2003!) Christmas newsletter.

Christmas addresses

Wednesday, December 8th, 2004

Every year I attempt to update our address list, especially in order to send out Christmas cards. The original database of addresses I created is gone; I can't remember what I originally used. Last year was too choatic to do anything. This year I decided to create the list from ...