Monthly Archives: November 2007

DragonFlight – A Review

The first book Anne McCaffrey wrote in the Dragonriders of Pern series, although not the first book in historical sequence. This is a series that I am going to really enjoy. This first book was written in 1968, and the … Continue reading

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The Enterprise Software Markets

Dana Blankenhorn has a discussion of the two Enterprise markets in his ZDNet Blog today. He identifies the large enterprises with fewer, more expensive offerings; and the smaller enterprises with increasing numbers of offerings from both open source and proprietary … Continue reading

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Retro-Futuristic Art

Via Glenn Reynolds, here’s a link to retro-futuristic art. Really cool stuff. Technorati Tags: Science Fiction, Art

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Beware of Upgradeware

Successful Software has a post discussing the issues with “upgradeware.” Upgradeware is inferior software that comes as part of a bundle in hopes that you will pay for one or more upgrades. As an aside, the the author mentions buying … Continue reading

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The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

This is a truly hilarious take on Douglas Adam’s great masterpiece from the 1970’s. The movie takes from the first three of the trilogy. Here’s the absolutely hysterical, wonderfully wild, cosmic adventure comedy THE HITCHHIKER’S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY. Based … Continue reading

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Amazing Ferry Photos

NetJeff has links to some amazing photos of Washington State Ferries taking a beating in a major windstorm a few weeks ago.

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Fat And Happy

TCS Daily had an article this week by John Luik concerning a recent study that the traditional media seemed to miss. The Centers for Disease Control and the National Cancer Institute recently released a study that found that being modestly … Continue reading

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Economic Inequality and Prosperity

TCS Daily had an article the other day by Josh Hendrickson, concerning those economists who insist that there is something fundamentally wrong with a society where there are some who are richer than others. Never mind that there has never … Continue reading

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On Creating Wealth

TCS Daily had an article on November 16 by Bartley J. Madden discussing the what role presidents should play in wealth creation. We know that wealth is created by businesses that provide goods and services that people want and/or need. … Continue reading

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We Are Marshall – A Movie Review

This is the best Sports Feel-good movie we’ve seen. From Amazon.com: There seems to be no end to beating-the-odds football movies these days, and if they all peak with a breathless moment of anticipation during a clutch play, then We … Continue reading

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