The Dirty Bomb Distraction

June 28, 2004

The Dirty Bomb Distraction

Explains in a rational, logical, and mathematical (should you be so inclined to run the numbers) way why fear with the so-called “dirty” is fear itself.

The 911 Commission has Perverted its Work — One who was there speaks.

June 20, 2004

BuzzMachine… by Jeff Jarvis

“The 9/11 Commission has perverted its work and, in my view, committed the unpardonable sin of politicizing 9/11 and turning the attacks of mudering terrorist nutjobs into a litany of things we did wrong, things that are our fault.

No, 9/11 is the fault of murdering terrorist nutjobs and the only solution to this is to hunt down and capture or kill every one of them we can find wherever we find them — yes, even in Saudi Arabia, even in Iraq, even in Pakistan, even in New Jersey. I wish I heard the Commission giving us a few more suggestions about how to do that.”

Joel on Software – How Microsoft Lost the API War

June 18, 2004

Joel on Software – How Microsoft Lost the API War

“Microsoft’s crown strategic jewel, the Windows API, is lost. The cornerstone of Microsoft’s monopoly power and incredibly profitable Windows and Office franchises, which account for virtually all of Microsoft’s income and covers up a huge array of unprofitable or marginally profitable product lines, the Windows API is no longer of much interest to developers. The goose that lays the golden eggs is not quite dead, but it does have a terminal disease, one that nobody noticed yet.”

Guardian | Oil chief: my fears for planet

June 17, 2004

Guardian | Oil chief: my fears for planet

“In an interview in today’s Guardian Life section, Ron Oxburgh, chairman of Shell, says we urgently need to capture emissions of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide, which scientists think contribute to global warming, and store them underground – a technique called carbon sequestration.”

Microsoft Office Search: project 2003 deployment

June 13, 2004

Microsoft Office Search: project 2003 deployment

Microsoft provides a number of useful templates, in Microsoft Project format, for deploying Project and Project Server.

UN Inspectors report WMD shippped out of Iraq before and during the war

June 12, 2004

“The United Nations has determined that Saddam Hussein shipped weapons of mass destruction components as well as medium-range ballistic missiles before, during and after the U.S.-led war against Iraq in 2003.”

Sun Bloggers

June 6, 2004

See Sun Bloggers

Sun Microsystems is providing blog resources for “any Sun employee to write about anything.”

That’s interesting.