Not sure why the setup is as painful as it is – backward compatibility, I guess.Read More Quick test posting to verify Twitter tools configuration
Earlier today, I was engaged in a bit of time-wasting on Facebook (the “Five Interesting Places” meme, if you must know), and a commenter referred to my inclusion of Golconda. I decided to search back in the blog to find the piece I’d written about my visit to Hyderabad and Golconda, and perhaps include a…Read More Repairing the blog, and recommitting
Prepping the paperwork for my Yahoo! New Employee Orientation tomorrow morning. This is going to be fun… # Powered by Twitter Tools.Read More The week's twitterings – 2010-09-19
Orientation was yesterday. Today I plunge in. I’m heading in early, to try to find my desk, though I suspect that my workspace will turn out to be wherever I (and my MacBook) happen to be…Read More I am now a Yahoo!
Over at Common Sense Atheism, Luke has posted an excellent commentary on the recent decision by several well-known philosophers (Keith Parsons and John Beversluis) to give up on the philosophy of religion: The problem is not that philosophy of religion has lower standards than other areas of philosophy do. The problem is that standards in…Read More Bringing philosophy up to the standard of science
Quote of the day, from an epidemiologist writing to Andrew Sullivan: There is no such thing as “alternative medicine”, only “alternatives to medicine”. Once something has been proven efficacious, it simply becomes medicine. To which Kate commented, “Unless the insurance company says so.” The bloody US system rears its head again.Read More There is no such thing as "alternative medicine"
Last Sunday evening, as I was heading back to my hotel in Newton, MA, I decided to stop off at the CVS drug store to pick up a bottle of white wine. Oops. Drug stores in Massachusetts don’t sell alcoholic beverages. And the liquor store next door was closed, too. Now I see that it’s…Read More I really have become a Californian
Because of some prior commitments, I found myself with two weeks between finishing at Huawei and starting at Yahoo. The first week was spent in Massachusetts, helping my daughter and grandchildren move in with Merry. When you combine two households, you find that you have two of most things (which means that you need to…Read More Zwischenzug #1: Massachusetts
â€œ@UnitedAirlines: Ever wanted to see inside the cockpit of a 747? We gave KTLA a peak! http://bit.ly/aBGi7vâ€ < You mean "peek", of course. # Powered by Twitter Tools.Read More The week's twitterings – 2010-09-05