Archives for: March 2008

Bye Bye, Beardy

wtf?, photos
No more beard for a while, I suppose. I've had a beard or sideburns since 1993, even when I had a shaved head. Srsly. more »

David Sedaris quote...

wtf?
...from the current New Yorker where he discusses his affinity for spiders ([*April & Paris*]): > There have been other [*Tegenaria*] since then, a new population every summer, and though I still feed them and monitor their comings and goings, it… more »

Paul Duguid and Andrew Keen Debate

blogging, copyright, berkeley, photos, friends, research, podcasts, education, iSchool, wikipedia
Today, the [UC Berkeley][ucb] [School of Information] hosted, as part of its distinguished lecture series, a debate between [Andrew Keen] and [Paul Duguid], moderated by [Geoff Nunberg] (the event was co-sponsored by the [Berkeley Center for New Media],… more »

Feel the Trolls!

berkeley, friends, research, education, iSchool

The b3st3st p/\ssw0rd e\/ar!

hacks, berkeley, friends, policy, iSchool
[Yuri](http://www.freewisdom.org/) has found the bestest password evar: [-:-|lI.!](http://www.freewisdom.org/en/all/entries/2008/03/15/the_bestest_passw0rd/) more »

New WMAP Results

system, space, astronomy, astrophysics, research, policy
The Universe is 13.73 (0.12) billion years old. Seems like if we know so well how old the Universe is, we should probably start celebrating it's birthday, right? more »

iSchool PhDs, Yo

berkeley
We had a remarkable number of the current PhD students at the [School of Information] in one room today. Photos were taken. (Photo taken by John Ward) [School of Information]: http://www.ischool.berkeley.edu/ more »

On apostrophes, quotation marks and typesetting in LaTeX

hacks, education
After checking out [Apostrophe Atrophy] (via [Gruber]), I ran across this post ([*"Ticked Off"*][1]) at [A Thousand Times No] about typographical use of apostrophes, quotation marks, dumb quotes, primes and double primes. In that post, the author l… more »
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