I’m still not 100% convinced that I like this blog thing. I mean, it’s very cool and all to have a space that’s all your own where you can say whatever you like about anything you like, but it’s got some real disadvantages over email and Usenet from the producer and consumer side.
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Last night our flying club had one of our membership meetings at the airport fire hall. Before the meeting, the commander gave us a tour of the facilities.
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I’ve worked in so many soul destroying cube farms, and a couple of places where a bunch of developers where stuck in a big echo-ey room, that this place looks like nerd-vanna to me.
Joel on Software – Bionic Office
Actually, I worked one place with semi-private offices. It was great because I shared an office with another bird lover and we used to bring our birds in and let them fly around the room. But that place was soul destroying in so many other ways that it couldn’t make up for the nice offices.
“Look Lois, the two symbols of the Republican Party, an elephant and a white guy who fears change”.
This is another in my series of reposts from my original journal on Slashdot over to this new blog. With hopefully a bit of editing. This one involves the age old question, “Is flying as good as skiing”. Ok, it’s not an age-old question, but it’s one a friend of mine asked when I was reminiscing about skiing and feeling bad about how I can’t do it any more.
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