Monthly Archives: February 2006

How Not To Succeed

An excellent secret-to-my-success post that I found via the Office Zealot Getting Things Done feed, which is back up after a few months of silence. Here’s his advice on how not to get ahead. So many people I meet are … Continue reading

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Ripped from the Headlines

This headline jumped out at me today and for a moment I thought I was reading the Onion: Pro-abstinence youths gather as pro-sex convention wraps up The article is here.

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My PersonalDNA

After seeing Fred Anderson’s post about PersonalDNA, I had to give it a try myself. As it happens, I came out with the same macro result as Fred (Animated Leader, Myers Briggs’ ENTP – you can see my full results here). … Continue reading

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Republicans Against Bush?

I haven’t followed the whole Dubai port thing enough to have an opinion, but it’s striking that some Republicans see this as part of a pattern of abuse from the White House. “This was a sound business decision,” said a … Continue reading

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Gmail Spam Giggles

Today in Gmail I clicked on the Spam folder to make sure there were no false positives. Check out the RSS item at the top.  

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Sunnis Blow Up a Shiite Mosque…

…so of course it must be the fault of the Jews. I can understand (but not agree with) the American flag, but why drag Israel into this? Sigh…

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Iraq Bombing, Before & After

The Samarra Shrine, before and after. Imagine a similar attack on, say, Notre Dame or St. Peter’s Basilica Update: TIME has a good photo essay here.

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Here Comes the Iraqi Civil War

I’ve heard several informed reporters comment that a low-level civil war has been under way in Iraq for quite sometime. Today’s apocalyptic attack by Sunnis against Shiites looks like Iraq’s version of the attack on Ft. Sumter, though bloodier. Even … Continue reading

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How Google Helps China

I just came across this site courtesy of Brad Feld: Save Google Free China Let me state at the outset that I am disappointed that Google is censoring results in China. However, I don’t believe they have a choice. If … Continue reading

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Holocaust Denial Wrongly Punished

I agree with David Velleman at Left2Right. Having had my own recent brush with kooky holocaust deniers, I know that they see things through the crackpot worldview and looooove conspiracy theories, especially about Jews (of course). David Irving has been … Continue reading

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