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  • The title of this article is great
    The Black Commentator – The Awesome Destructive Power of the Corporate Power Media – Issue 75: This commentary, however, is not about the merits of Howard Dean. If a mildly progressive, Internet-driven, young white middle class-centered, movement-like campaign such as Dean’s – flush with money derived from unconventional sources, backed by significant sections of labor,…
  • RSS Complexities
    from diveintomark.org: The myth of RSS compatibility: There are 9 versions of RSS, all of which are incompatible with various other versions. RSS 0.90 is incompatible with Netscape’s RSS 0.91, Netscape’s RSS 0.91 is incompatible with Userland’s RSS 0.91, Netscape’s RSS 0.91 is incompatible with RSS 1.0, Userland’s RSS 0.91 is incompatible with RSS 0.92,…
  • George W. Bush, Plato & Aristotle
    YouİCan Make It With Plato – Bush’s difficult relationship with reality. By William Saletan: This big-picture notion of reality, existence, and the world as it is dates back 2,400 years to the Greek philosopher Plato. Plato believed that what’s real isn’t the things you can touch and see: your computer, your desk, those empty barrels…
  • 2 Weeks Ago @ Influx
    I was able to enjoy good coffee, internet access, and good conversation (not necessarily in that order) via Golden Hill Free Web, available at the coffeehouse. I dug it. (Can you tell that today I’m doing “spring cleaning” on stuff I meant to blog before?)
  • What I Learned About SQL on August 7, 2004
    (File under: Posts that were meant to be but never were) COALESCE() – the ANSI standard ISNULL() – the Microsoft T-SQL standard (only takes two values) IFNULL() – the MySQL standard (only takes two values) NVL() – Oracle / Informix PL/SQL standard (only takes two values) Got that from a message board. Basically it takes…
  • Media Interests are not interested in Dean
    Unmaking of the President – 2004: According to CPI, the three largest fundraisers in the presidential campaign at this time are Howard Dean with more than $25 million; John Kerry with more than $20 million; and, of course, President George W. Bush with $85.2 million (as of Sept. 30, 2003). As has been reported, Bush…
  • Cool Stuff in my Hood
    Socal Free Net is doing some great work to provide free wireless in my neighborhood.