Mark Bernstein: What Ended.
Today's purchases include a new Apple mouse, and Sims 2 for the Mac. Don Hopkins, one of the Sims authors, says that the Sims for the PC requires special graphics hardware that apparently my machines (a Sony and a ThinkPad) don't have. Hopefully my Mac is capable. I also bought a new Linksys router to go with my cable modem.
The New Orleans Times-Picayune has been a total inspiration. Their coverage of Katrina has been a milestone in journalism. Great stuff. Proof that necessity is the mother of invention.
A Morning Coffee Notes podcast begins with a song, and then gets around to a rambling discussion of New Orleans and what has changed not just for the people of the Crescent City, but for all of us.
10/21/02: How to redirect an RSS feed.
Audioblog.com finds investors in Japan, Korea and China.
The cable company got my Internet working this morning, so now I have my own line to the outside world. Today marks the first day in a long time that I begin the day with a live net connection and nowhere to go. No four hundred miles to drive. Only one meeting, and it's on the phone. I have time for a walk, and healthy eating, an afternoon nap, and back to work on software. I have a great view of the Berkeley hills from my office window, every bit as stunning as the view out my window in Florida. Look forward to some pictures of life around Berkeley.
WSJ: "New Orleans's kids now have a better shot at getting a decent education."
Houston Chronicle: "The 70,000-unit apartment glut is disappearing."
Mike Watkins: "Donít write one line of code, not one XML spec, until youíve worked a week in a Red Cross call center on family reunification tasks."
Scott Rosenberg: "Let there be some accountability."
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