Updated: 12/17/2002; 11:37:21 AM.
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Tuesday, December 17, 2002

Quote of the Day.

"Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh." - George Bernard Shaw

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[The .NET Guy]

I went to a funeral last week. This quote is very relevant.

11:35:59 AM    comment []

Monday, September 30, 2002

Hamlet as a HAX0R.

Jason saw this on slashdot somewhere and sent it on:

/(bb|[^b]{2})/ that is the Question

[James Duncan Davidson]

A pretty good one :-)

9:43:52 AM    comment []

Taste and Aesthetics A Conversation with Ken Arnold, Part II, a very interesting interview of Ken Arnolds by Bill Venners where Arnold argues for the need for arrogance in software design, when backed by a strong sense of taste:

To achieve simplicity, you sometimes have to say, "You think you want this, but you're not quite right." That is arrogance, the arrogance of taste

I could not agree more, even if I have a hard time applying it to myself, being to uncertain about my sense of taste :-)

3:40:07 PM    comment []

G. K. Chesterton. "I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite." [Adam Curry: Adam Curry's Weblog]
1:17:41 PM    comment []

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