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What I Know About Playing the Bass

Damian Conway spoke here at U of T last night. He’s very engaging, though I think I would have enjoyed the talk more if the examples had been shorter (and if...
July 06, 2006

Canada’s Privacy Commissioner

Bruce Schneier has excerpts from the Canadian Privacy Commissioner’s Annual Report. As another Canadian once said, “You don’t know what you’ve got ‘til it’s ...
July 06, 2006

DemoCamp7 (and 8, and 9)

DemoCamp7 was held last night in a pub downtown. It started late (A/V issues), and while there was a good crowd, I was a little let down by the demos themse...
July 05, 2006

The Museum of Modern Betas

This, from Mike Gunderloy, who got it from Ned Batchelder. Can you tell it’s a procrastinatory kind of day?
July 03, 2006