This morning I was thinking about new web services for the weblog community.
This afternoon I'm thinking of a new state-of-the-art equivalent of Perl's CPAN.
I almost made it through a whole day without mentioning You-Know-Who.
Deborah Branscum: "You May Already Be a Wiener."
Third Age: Hip Rabbi Says We 'Need' to Mate. "The author of the best-seller sensation Kosher Sex goes as far as claiming that singles should embrace the concept of 'needing' a man or woman to complete their lives." It's not so silly!
Zimran Ahmed: "UNIX and C, built on the 'worse is better' philosophy are still going strong."
Have you noticed that everyone is vetting. I just vetted this. Glad to hear you're vetting now. "Five years old and he's still vetting his bed!" My Polish grandfather used to go to vettings, where he would see the groom kiss the bride. Vetting, vetting, vetting. OK, now I've caught up.
Stewart Alsop: "Real entrepreneurs never let money out the door for any reason that doesn't strictly advance the business of the company." Tatoo that on your forehead.
Today's Scripting News is like a Talking Heads song. "It's only the river, it's only the river."
John Robb: "The total cost of ownership (TCO) of a Website is more than the purchase price of a content management system." John got some feedback from Jim Roepcke, which he returns with confidence. "TCO is not a game most of these big players like to play. Cost is not a factor they want to address right now. So far, CMS land has been owned by the Enterprise players. The time is ripe for affordable departmental CMSs to eat their lunch. Cost is a line of attack."
Washington Post: "By all indications, James is taking a tough line with America's most famous monopoly. A series of legal and personnel decisions signals that James is prepared to continue the Justice Department's most formidable battle. And while all of this could be posturing for settlement talks, that also doesn't appear to be the case."
New Bryan Bell Theme: Kidlets.
News.Com: "The Four Seasons Resort, long known for pampering guests with Jack Nicklaus golf courses and French buffets, hopes to spoil business travelers with its newest luxury: wireless Internet access."
Thanks to Brian Kelly for the pointer to the Frontier 6 game!
4/2/98: "We want people developing in Frontier to be the most powerful developers on the Internet."
If you run Windows NT or Windows 2000 and Microsoft's Internet Information Server (IIS) Web server software, please read this alert.
Lawrence Lessig: "Something is going terribly wrong with copyright law in America."
Welcome to the "public draft of a new book by David Weinberger."
Wired: "MIT's Media Lab is experimenting with a tool for indexing the most popular hypertext links across thousands of weblogs and has ambitious plans to turn it into a resource for the mass media."
Congrats to PHP Everywhere for reaching the 1 million hit mark.
All the top-ten sites UserLand-hosted Manila sites are over a million hits now. It's worth a moment's reflection. These are not static sites, every hit goes all the way down the stack, and then comes back up. Congratulations to Doug Baron and Andre Radke for all the good work they did to get Frontier 24-by-7. The damn thing works! (Knock on wood and Praise Murphy.)
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