May 2010

Why is commentary on today's science tv so awful? Watching "Kilauea" on PBS; lousy mysticism, awful metaphors, and near-illiterate language # On the day I head back to Shenzhen, the NYTimes takes on the mangled English of Chinglish http://nyti.ms/ciaty7 # Hmmph!! @CathayPacific just cancelled my window seat and gave me an aisle instead. I argued,…

Read More The week's twitterings – 2010-05-09

My ex-colleague* from Amazon.com, Jeff Barr, has a new book coming out soon on AWS and EC2 practices. Oddly enough, the “I’d like to read this book on Kindle” link is prominently displayed next to it. C’mon, Jeff: do you really need to be asked? — * Hmm. Perhaps that should be “colleague and former…

Read More File under "Bugs to be fixed before we ship…."