NY Times: "Although Dr Poindexter's system has come under widespread criticism from Congress and civil liberties groups, a prototype is already in place and has been used in tests by military intelligence organizations."
I am so jealous. Aaron Swartz has a Segway! Oy.
Sylvia Paull wrote to say Picasso said "Bad artists copy. Good artists steal." Not quite the same as Only steal from the best, which is more respectful. If you steal an idea from me, that's high praise because you're saying I'm the best, and you're also saying something nice about the quality of your own work.
Ernie the Attorney: Outline of Law Blogs.
Ingo Rammer: "Exchange Server 2000 rocks. Within a couple of hours, I've been able to render my weblog posts directly from an Exchange public folder."
On 12/14, I released a script that takes a url to the home page of a website and then tells you what editing protocols it supports. This only works if the site supports RSD, a new format that helps simplify using easy and wizzy editing tools with weblog and content management software. Today I verified that the original script still works, it didn't depend on any of the features that changed in the shift from 0.6 to 1.0. An easy programming job.
Time's Persons Of The Year. Whistleblowers at WorldCom, Enron and the FBI, Cynthia Cooper, Sherron Watkins and Colleen Rowley.
John Robb: "I would be willing to pay $60 to have a couple pilots on board."
Joshua Allen: "It became a mission of mine to discover why only Germans seemed to be able to crack the Chinese auto market, but I only found more mysteries."
Brent Simmons: "That‘s why RSD is nice. It means you can be up-and-running quickly, rather than having to first go nuts. Better to skip the going nuts part."
Nick Denton: "For unintended humor, there's nothing better than Metafilter."
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