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  • She’s Talking About Me!
    (source) Baby boomers–the cohort for whom Golden Age authors evoke fond recollections of childhood–currently dominate sf production and consumption. This supersized slice of the demographic pie has exerted hegemony over the pace and direction of cultural change for decades, but the Age of the Internet and the New Economy have, it seems to me, begun…
  • Preach it Brotha!
    Scott Andrew speaks up for those who work the client side. Amen. I’m an odd case now, as I fit in both the server and client sides of the equation. But I like what he has to say about client-side experts. Lots of nuance on the client-side. It’s generally underestimated by those whose focus is…
  • My big ol’ head…
    on avencom.com. Update February 2010: Since Avencom is gone, here’s what that screen looked like back in 2002, thanks Internet Archive!:
  • Referer vs. Referrer, Part II.
    Links inbound to this blog are now available.
  • Civil Liberties Quote of the Day
    Civil Liberties Quote of the Day (source): When your government, employer, landlord, merchant, banker and local sports team gang up to picture, digitize and permanently record your every activity, you are placed under unprecedented control. This is not some alarmist Orwellian scenario; it is here, now, financed by $20 billion last year and $15 billion…
  • Heh.
    From Dear Johnny and Davezilla, some silliness. It’s not so much that it’s funny, as that I really dig the illustration accompanying it.
  • Referers Madness
    Last night and this morning I added a Referer tracker for the San Diego Bloggers page in PHP/MySQL. It’s cool to see how people are coming to that site. I’ll probably add something similar for my own blog as well. Any suggestions as to how to order the data? Other stuff to say, but not…