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Tuesday,  06/29/10  10:11 PM

A productive day in which I avoided the spin cycle [mostly] and was able to focus on the stuff I had to get done.  Ran out of time at the end though, crud, I hate when that happens...  must *focus* and [somehow] avoid the noise and work only on the most important stuff.  Okay, will do, starting ... tomorrow ...

Leila's Cheese List - click to enbiggenHow do you know you're in a cool restaurant?  By their cheese list, of course.  Checked in from Leila's tonight, had Robiola, Ossau Iraty, Valdeon, Taleggio, and Garroxta.  They were all amazing and the Teleggio was transcending.  Accompanied by a Melville Pinot.  I am happy.

Tesla roadsterCongratulations Tesla!  IPO shares pop, open at $18, close at $24.  Yippee.  The first time a car company has gone public in fifty years, and they have an incredible disruptive technology as they are truly selling electric-powered cars (unlike hybrids, which are efficient gas-powered cars).

Do you have cellphone reception problems?  You could always put a small cell tower in your house.

vuvuzela!You have been warned: Vuvuzelas are now for sale on Amazon.  Bbbbbpppp!  I love that there's even an MP3 single of the Vuvuzela sound available :)

2010 Tour de France profile maps - click to enbiggenAre you ready?  ARE YOU READY!  This weekend starts the Tour de France, yay!  Velonews have helpfully posted profile maps of all the stages...  me and my Tivo are ready...

Did you hear?  Talking to yourself might be the highest form of intelligence.  Yeah dude, you're a genius...

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Correlation vs. Causality
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Unnatural Selection
On Blame
Try, or Try Not
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Moving Mount Fuji
The Nest
Rock 'n Roll
IQ and Populations
Are You a Bright?
Adding Value
The Joy of Craftsmanship
The Emperor's New Code
Toy Story
The Return of the King
Religion vs IQ
In the Wet
solving bongard problems
visiting Titan
unintelligent design
the nuclear option
estimating in meatspace
second gear
On the Persistence of Bad Design...
Texas chili cookoff
almost famous design and stochastic debugging
may I take your order?
universal healthcare
triple double
New Yorker covers
Death Rider! (da da dum)
how did I get here (Mt.Whitney)?
the Law of Significance
Holiday Inn
Daniel Jacoby's photographs
the first bird
Gödel Escher Bach: Birthday Cantatatata
Father's Day (in pictures)
your cat for my car
Jobsnotes of note
world population map
no joy in Baker
vote smart
exact nonsense
introducing eyesFinder
to space
where are the desktop apps?
still the first bird
electoral fail
progress ratches
2020 explained