Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Mirrors are like irony, I think. Or is that the other way around.

"We will not allow the cloak of national unity to be wrapped around national blunders" - The President, Aug 22 2007 11:10AM EST at a Veterans of Foreign Wars Convention.

Don't worry, folks; this has all been a big practical joke.

Saturday, August 18, 2007

"You were once shoved headfirst through someone’s vagina. Why are you acting so dignified?"

Good question. xkcd has been medusaheaded.

Thursday, August 16, 2007

Note to Self for Future Inference ... Reference ... Exigence ... ence.

Saturday, August 11, 2007

August Post!

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ON SOME night in the future a young man walking along Market Street in San Francisco may suddenly think of a friend in Rome. Reaching into his pocket, he will pull out a watch-size disc with a set of buttons on one side. He will punch ten times. Turning the device over, he will hear his friend’s voice and see his face on a tiny screen, in color and 3-D. At the same moment his friend in Rome will see and hear him.

The disc will be a telephone, a miniature model equipped for both audio and video service. Back in 1952, Harold S. Osborne, retiring chief engineer of American Telephone & Telegraph, envisioned this tiny instrument as the ultimate shape of the phone ...

The entire human race is one long - and broad - genetic algorithm. In other words, someone always gets it right -- and that's a statistical guarantee.