July 2003

Betting on Terrorist Attacks

How much stock do you put in a story you read in the New York Times? If they tell you…


Patrick
News
07/31/03

3 comments

Who do YOU wear?

i was looking at an online designer discussion blog (lots of big names on this), www.underconsideration.com (scroll down a ways…


Dan
Questions
07/31/03

6 comments

The Exaggeration Game

It pains me to add another category, but I think youíll all agree that we need this one. The game…


Dad
Games
07/29/03

13 comments

Ian Frazier on Iraq

Remember Dad’s entry on Iraq and the missing Weapons of Mass Destruction? I sure do. Today I read an article/humor…


Patrick
Funnies
07/29/03

4 comments

Gripes about the French

There’s an online version of a WWII-era GI handbook called 112 Gripes about the French. It’s kind of funny stuff….


Patrick
Funnies
07/28/03

0 comments

RPS: Believe It or Not

I stumbled across a web page for the World Rock Paper Scissors Society today. They’re insane. They have a world…


Patrick
Funnies
07/27/03

7 comments

Golf

I played golf today. First, I got up at 5:00 a.m. to pick up Kathleen at Newark after her red-eye…


Dad
News
07/24/03

0 comments

Equal Rights?

Before heading out the ND for the reunion and moving Dan, I thought I’d make an interesting post. I had…


David
Questions
07/24/03

6 comments

Kansas and the World

Today, I read a little blurb in the Star Ledger that summarized a Reuters News item that reported on a…


Dad
Ideas
07/22/03

6 comments

Hi and Lois and Apple

Some recent revelations, connections in my brain of things that have been there all along, one independent, one read: After…


Patrick
Connections
07/22/03

3 comments

Cheese wiz of bad fiction

I was amused by this article, and reproduce it here for your enjoyment. You may wish to comment on it,…


Dad
Funnies
07/20/03

2 comments

Race and Sports

The Wall Street Journal has another interesting article that ties into the debate about race and characteristics. This one mediates…


Patrick
Ideas
07/20/03

0 comments

National Do Not Call Registry

Maybe you all there in the USA know about this already? Sign up to get your phone removed from telemarketers’…


Patrick
Recommendations
07/20/03

1 comments

Will Ferrell at Harvard

I did not know until today that Will Ferrell gave the Class Day (apparently not the real graduation day or…


Patrick
News
07/20/03

1 comments

Test Your 80s Knowledge

Think you know the 80s? Try this quiz to find out. I got a 69 (I missed a lot of…


Patrick
Recommendations
07/19/03

5 comments

Why Kenny G is Bad

I always have a hard time justifying my opinion that certain bands or musicians are bad while others are good….


Patrick
Recommendations
07/19/03

5 comments

A Word a Day

Today I found a site that I’m interested in, and I thought others of us might like it too. It’s…


Patrick
Recommendations
07/19/03

1 comments

Martin Sheen Interview

Those of you who like Martin Sheen (Dave? Mom?) might be interested in an interview with him in this month’s…


Patrick
Recommendations
07/18/03

0 comments

Attention Windows Users

I found out through zeldman.com that there’s a huge hole in Windows that could allow hackers to severely mess with…


Patrick
News
07/17/03

2 comments

Synchronic Workings of the Intelligence

Writing about Charles Darwin’s view of the people of Tierra del Fuego (“he lapsed into that common failing of naturalists:…


Patrick
Connections
07/16/03

0 comments

Is Race Real?

Dad sent me an email with a New York Times article called Is Race Real?. He should have posted it…


Patrick
Ideas
07/15/03

4 comments

Fun with Words

There’s a very interesting article at the Guardian (UK) online about the origins of some fairly common words and phrases….


Patrick
Recommendations
07/14/03

2 comments

Fire in the Sky

I tried to make this a comment on David’s splendid entry, Illuminating Fireworks, but I got an error message trying…


Dad
Memories
07/12/03

4 comments

Illuminating Fireworks

Itís during this time each year when, with patriotic gusto, we can all honestly say - God Bless America and…


David
Memories
07/09/03

6 comments

New Episode

After a several-week hiatus, I’ve posted a new episode on the Fulbright portion of LosMadden. It’s not so great, but…


Patrick
News
07/08/03

0 comments

How to Write

While I’m at it, Kevin Guilfoile’s co-writer on that My First Presidentiary book is John Warner, a professor at Virginia…


Patrick
Recommendations
07/07/03

0 comments

Utilitarian Ethics

I’m trying to get Dan to get a job at Coudal Associates, a design company in Chicago where works one…


Patrick
Recommendations
07/07/03

2 comments

Custom 404 Error Page

You know how when you follow a broken link you get a page that says “Error 404: File Not Found”?…


Patrick
News
07/03/03

3 comments

Email Links in Comments

are now turned completely off, as promised. This action is retroactive, therefore nobody’s email can be harvested, not even by…


Patrick
Instructions
07/02/03

0 comments

Fantastic Art Online

I don’t even remember how I got to this site, but it’s full of beautiful Japanese woodcuts (by a variety…


Patrick
Recommendations
07/01/03

1 comments

Google, Searches, Justice

A while back, Dad emailed me about people suing Google because their search-engine rankings fell and they lost business. Often…


Patrick
News
07/01/03

2 comments
July 2003
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31    
Validation

XHTML & CSS