Thursday, August 19, 2004

SI.com - Writers - Wahl: Iraqi soccer players upset about Bush campaign ads using team - Thursday August 19, 2004 4:59PM

SI.com - Writers - Wahl: Iraqi soccer players upset about Bush campaign ads using team - Thursday August 19, 2004 4:59PM: "Ahmed Manajid, who played as a midfielder on Wednesday, had an even stronger response when asked about Bush's TV advertisement. 'How will he meet his god having slaughtered so many men and women?' Manajid told me. 'He has committed so many crimes.'

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To a man, members of the Iraqi Olympic delegation say they are glad that former Olympic committee head Uday Hussein, who was responsible for the serial torture of Iraqi athletes and was killed four months after the U.S.-led coalition invaded Iraq in March 2003, is no longer in power."

I am rooting for the Iraqi team but they are behaving like children. They don't see a connection between the invasion and no Uday?

EconoPundit

EconoPundit: "No blogging for a few days. Off we go to a cabin in upstate Wisconsin.

UPDATE: And according to Site Meter at some time tomorrow while we're happily driving northward, EconoPundit will greet its 400,000th visitor. Whoever you are: hi, please enjoy looking around for awhile.
Link posted by Steve Antler : 8:22 PM"

lazy!!!!

Monday, August 16, 2004

The Hundred-Year Language

The Hundred-Year Language: "I don't predict the demise of object-oriented programming, by the way. Though I don't think it has much to offer good programmers, except in certain specialized domains, it is irresistible to large organizations. Object-oriented programming offers a sustainable way to write spaghetti code. It lets you accrete programs as a series of patches. Large organizations always tend to develop software this way, and I expect this to be as true in a hundred years as it is today.
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Heh

DEBKAfile, Political Analysis, Espionage, Terrorism Security

DEBKAfile, Political Analysis, Espionage, Terrorism Security

Whiner!

Thursday, August 12, 2004

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Revenge of the Nerds

Revenge of the Nerds: "Within large organizations, the phrase used to describe this approach is 'industry best practice.' Its purpose is to shield the pointy-haired boss from responsibility: if he chooses something that is 'industry best practice,' and the company loses, he can't be blamed. He didn't choose, the industry did.
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We use a LOT of 'best practices' where I work.

Wednesday, August 11, 2004

The New York Times > Health > Mental Health & Behavior > For Psychotherapy's Claims, Skeptics Demand Proof

The New York Times > Health > Mental Health & Behavior > For Psychotherapy's Claims, Skeptics Demand Proof: "It would be nice, for example, if researchers could find a way to deconstruct why Mr. Heideman, the meteorologist, feels his therapy has been so successful. After four years in treatment, he is now able to express his anger once in a while, he says, adding that his therapist 'has angered me, and challenged me and I just woke up; it was like the Big Bang for me.'

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I bet it was his HMO that actually angered him

Taiwan stages war games as report shows China would win in six days

Taiwan stages war games as report shows China would win in six days: "The scenario of the maneuver, the first of two rehearsals for a major exercise to be held on August 25, was that Taiwan troops had failed to hold off an amphibious landing by Chinese forces, TVBS cable television showed.

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I hope this is wrong. But if it is not, what would Kerry do?

Monday, August 09, 2004

Iran looking to improve Shahab-3 missile after Israeli test

Iran looking to improve Shahab-3 missile after Israeli test: "Iran aims to soon test an improved version of its Shahab-3 medium-range missile, Defence Minister Ali Shamkhani said Saturday, following Israel's boosting of its anti-missile missile capability."

Maybe Israel can out arms race the Islamofascists like we did the commies!

Saturday, August 07, 2004

HoustonChronicle.com - We'll be looking at $50 oil, and likely by next winter

HoustonChronicle.com - We'll be looking at $50 oil, and likely by next winter: "The price of oil will climb to $50 overnight if a terrorist attack in Saudi Arabia threatens oil production in a big way. Make no mistake: Islamist terrorists know the impact of such an attack."



In case you think terrorism in Saudi doesn't affect you...

Gulf Daily News

Gulf Daily News: "A SAUDI businessman, who refused to pay a BD268 bar tab, told police that he was a member of the Saudi ruling family and somebody had tried to kill him."

I guess the Royal Family has a bad enough rep without this.

Blogger Help : What is BlogThis! ?

Blogger Help : What is BlogThis! ?: "BlogThis! is an easy way to make a blog post without visiting blogger.com. Once you add the BlogThis! link to your browser's toolbar, blogging will be a snap. Or rather, a click. Clicking BlogThis! creates a mini-interface to Blogger post"

Way Cool