Archives week 28 of 2005

July 11, 2005 - July 17, 2005

Academics shouldn't blog? (Though I try to avoid blogosphere auto-wanking...)

I know, I know, who reads this blog for meta-comments about blogging? No one, yet I can't help it...

There's an article on Ars which includes this little quote:
Ultimately, I think the answer to this dilemma is pretty clear: graduate students simply should not blog, and if they do blog they should never do ...

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More finishing and polishing (LivePages get a little closer to real-world usability...)

Day was filled with reversion of some changes on Friday, and then moving forward to get the LivePages looking and working more like the Zope TAL Template wrappers. Quite a bit of housekeeping in there as well. Toward the end of the day I modified the trigger LivePage so that as you enter trigger values ...

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Muscles Sliding Under Skin

It's really just muscles sliding under skin
Maybe a well-placed bit of fat
Lush roundness to smooth the curves

Yet it pulls the eye off course
Perfect geometry as line folds into shadow
Folds again into still-hidden geometries

You want to sketch, to freeze that moment
Capture the mind in the transition forever
But then ...

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Days of curry and defeat (And slumber)

Had a rather pleasant evening hanging around and chatting with Lara on Saturday. However, went rather late, so I was not in particularly good form come Sunday afternoon for the game with grams. She managed to edge me out and win the tournament 3 games to 2. She snookered me twice on the black! Evil ...

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