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Flickring the news

December 20, 2005 11:24 am Published by

I don’t get the newspaper, and I don’t watch TV news programs; instead, I get almost all of my news via the Internet and NPR. The problem with this is that I don’t often get a chance to see what places or people in the news look like.

For me, Flickr is a great way to follow current news events visually. Today, I’m keeping an eye on photos tagged with strike and the NYC group pool.

Reading 2005

December 1, 2005 9:30 am Published by

Late last year, I finally started requesting inter-library book loans regularly. As I started reading more (because it was now simple and free), my list actually got longer, so I started writing it down. One unexpected advantage to this is that I can go back and look at the books I’ve enjoyed (or not) over the last year. I’m not an especially prolific reader, but I’ve surprised myself with the amount that I’ve actually had time to get through.

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The Dilbert Blog on Intelligent Design

November 15, 2005 8:26 am Published by

Dilbert cartoonist Scott Adams has a blog that I was pointed to by a cow-orker a couple weeks ago. Half-surprisingly, he’s very well written, funny, and intelligent; so it makes a pretty good read. And he posts quite regularly.

The other day, he posted about the Evolution versus Intelligent Design debate. He didn’t debate the issue, mind you (he says “I’m not a believer in Intelligent Design, Creationism, Darwinism, free will, non-monetary compensation, or anything else I can’t eat if I try hard enough”), he decided instead to discuss the discussion.

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M’s Interviews

November 11, 2005 5:30 pm Published by

Although there’s a chance that she may get a couple more in the next week or two, it’s very likely that M’s received all the requests for interviews that she can expect. The following are the interviews she’s scheduled, in chronological order:

Solely based on percentages and how much we know about the cities, the Boston area looks pretty likely. All of the interviews are between Thanksgiving and January 13. She has to have her list sorted by February 22. Match Day is March 16. Exciting!