Take a look at your LJ friends list, then list up to ten things you want to say to ten different LJ friends. DO NOT state who these people are. DO NOT confirm or deny any “comment speculation.”.
- Are there any news about that idea, which we discussed few weeks ago?
- You accepted a big challenge and were successful in dealing with it.
- Thanks again for the URL to that Web site.
- Your posts have the quality, which draws out of me creativity in composing comments.
- I owe you for those interesting contacts, to which you led me.
My LJ friends list is relatively short, so I have only six comments.
This creates a problem when one wants to discuss the state of worshipping in the context of Perl.
bless is a reserved word in Perl, and it has a specific technical meaning.
Roget’s Thesaurus came to my rescue. It offered me three alternative words: hallow, consecrate, sanctify.
Now we can start hallowing whatever is holy and sacred in the magnificent language Perl.
You haven’t made an impact on the world before you caused a Debian release to be named after Snufkin.
If yes, read What Lies Beyond the Haze of Social Conditioning? about what happens if one expands one’s consciousness and transcends above all the trifling and trivial problems, with which normal people preoccupy themselves.
Then, if the article resonates a chord within you, send me an E-mail message. Maybe you’ll find a soulmate.
At the moment, I am eagerly reading several articles from http://www.stevepavlina.com/blog/archives/, in which also the above article appears. I did not feel like this since the time I found Steve Litt’s Troubleshooters.Com Web site, which teaches you everything you need to know to be able to troubleshoot malfunctioning equipment.
How to Be a Successful Evil Overlord
One more point which could be added to the list:
– Do not play poker with the hero.
– Do not gamble on the hero’s loss in a sport competition.
Those points would eliminate all the James Bond movies.
2000 – The Al-Aqsa Intifada
2006 – The Cartoon Intifada
and in Hebrew:
2000 – אינתיפאדת אל-אקצא
2006 – אינתיפאדת הקריקטורה
Yet another short Web surf log:
The Grok Homepage (Grok is an open source natural language processing library)
Grok is a neologism.
One who knows?
One I know.
Two who knows?
Two I know.
Yen and Yang. Fractal duality.
Three who knows?
Three I know.
The basic linguistic concepts of subject, verb and object. The IDF tradition of dividing everything into three parts. The RDF triplet for linking two concepts together.
Four who knows?
Four I do not know.
Four only Arthur Clarke and his story-whispering extraterrestrial ghosts know.
Infinity who knows?
Infinity I know.
Infinite is the world.
The coming year will be a year of impossible deeds.
While grass does not grow in my hands, yet, cress has been made to grow in a keyboard.
Paul Graham: Good and Bad Procrastination
Paul Graham resurrecting Richard Hamming’s talk: You and Your Research
Aaron Swartz: HOWTO: Be more productive
Paul Graham would have said that all three above are good procrastinations.
Anyway, at this moment I am procrastinating.