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Archive for December, 2008

Watch the World End

It’s a lovely holiday thought as we approach the end of the year, isn’t it? As Towelroad put it, “If the Earth’s going to be destroyed, it might as well be to Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of the Moon.” Be sure to watch the HD version. 4:46 run time.

The Next Senator From New York

I’m not a New Yorker.  This post is about sticking my nose in someone else’s business.  That said, this is just an opinion, and Governor Paterson is free to disregard it; he doesn’t even have to worry about me voting against him. My mother asked me last week about what I thought of Caroline Kennedy […]

Creating a Memristor

Antonio linked to this story by the inventor of the memristor.  Antonio raved, but I was dubious – how interesting could a multi-year lab research project into circuits be?  Antonio was right – very interesting article. It also does prove that in some corners of HP, there is interesting stuff going on, my personal experience […]

French Toast Alert is Orange

Adam at Universal Hub is doing his best to prepare the region. As much as I love snow, the forecast has killed my Friday night plans.  I am not amused.

Caption Required

Saturday night on Newbury Street in Boston.

HubSpot Says: You Oughta Know Inbound Marketing

HubSpot takes me back to 1995 with their remake of Alanis Morrissette’s “You Oughta Know.”  This time, it’s not the cries of a jilted lover, but the desperate pleas of the cold-calling salesperson.  HubSpot is all about having your customers find you, rather than you having to find your customers. Anyway, the video is wicked […]

Perfect Gift for the Detroit Lion Fan

We all know someone who still cheers for the Lions.  It’s a tough thing to do these days.  Show your support for your depressed fan.  Go on to and buy them an offical Detroit Lions Barf Bucket!  

Ethics Problem? What Ethics Problem?

The State House continues to underestimate the depth of its ethical quagmire.  A few of the current problems: Two Sentators indicted this year House Speaker DiMasi who won’t turn over documents to the Ethics Commission Waiting for one or more State Representatives to be indicted in the Dejavu affair Last week the state held an […]

This Guy Should Tour With Radiohead

(found on Andrew Sullivan)