Monday, August 24, 2009

Quotations from Brainy Smurf 241

"How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live." --Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862)

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Monday, May 07, 2007

Quotations from Brainy Smurf 240

"[I]f a window in a building is broken and is left unrepaired, all the rest of the windows will soon be broken. This is as true in nice neighborhoods as in run-down ones . . . one unrepaired broken window is a signal that no one cares." --James Q. Wilson and George L. Kelling's famous essay "Broken Windows"

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Friday, April 13, 2007

Quotations from Brainy Smurf 239

In honor of the passing of a great writer, one of his gems...

"Like so many Americans, she was trying to construct a life that made sense from things she found in gift shops." --Kurt Vonnegut


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Thursday, February 22, 2007

Math and Life: Indexed

This blog site, indexed, is wonderful, irreverent, and geeky. Check it out.



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Tuesday, February 13, 2007

Quotations from Brainy Smurf 238

"Everyone has a purpose in life. Perhaps yours is watching television."
--David Letterman

"The louder he talked of his honor, the faster we counted our spoons."
--Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Thursday, February 01, 2007

iTunes and Radio News Updates

I thought this was a really neat hack for iTunes to give you news updates, even while listening to your music library.

Read Wil Wheaton's Listen While You Work

It's pretty neat, but I won't be trying it yet because my computer here at work, where I'd get the most use out of it, will soon change... because my job will be changing.


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Tuesday, January 30, 2007

Cut the Cord!

Get off more junk-mail lists and help protect your privacy!

New York Times Article: Don't Call, Don't Write!

Some are old-news, others are new and helpful!

Check 'em out.

Also try: 41 Pounds-- Reclaim your mailbox!


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