Postcards from the Bleeding Edge
Wednesday, June 30, 2004

  Xemacs has both SQL mode, and a therapist

Xemacs. A text editor with nice pretty color highlighting, SQL mode, and a built in shrink.

I am the psychotherapist. Please, describe your problems. Each time
you are finished talking, type RET twice.


I was wondering if anyone had ever hooked you up to irc?

Why do you say that?

I mean, we spend so much time talking to ourselves, anyway, that we
dot have time to listen to what people really say, where the are
really coming from.

Is it because that you dot have time to listen to what people really
say where the are really coming from that you came to me?


I do not understand.

Earlier you said that you dot have time to listen to what people
really say where the are really coming from?


Yea, so?

Maybe your plans have something to do with this.

What Plans? Who has the stinking plans? I want to have a word with him.

What makes you believe you might want to have this word?

Look, there is fatalism, futilitarianism, and fucked - which I think
adaquately describes gods plan.

Are you afraid of sex?

Fucked by fate? I do not believe in fate. I believe in solid
things, strictly defined by mathmatics and reason.

How does it feel to want?

It is the worst thing in the whole world. And also the best thing.

I don't understand.

Did not think ya could, doc. See ya later.
 
Sunday, June 27, 2004

  Kite flying between over the fences

Hannan Cohen, after having his kite shot down over Ashod last year, keeps on trying to fly:



I remember when the Berlin Wall came down - I'm not happy to see the Seperation Wall go up.
 

  Soulsucking spam

I sat down this morning to write, feeling creative and full of ideas for the morning...

and I ended up clearing out several hundred spams from my mailbox instead. I feel dirty. I have something like 7 email accounts and only 3 are not collecting spam daily - I hate what's happened to email. I'm going to kill off two of my accounts today because I simply do not want to put up with it anymore.

Maybe when I get that done I'll feel creative and inspired again.

 
David Täht writes about politics, space, copyright, the internet, audio software, operating systems and surfing.


Resume,Songs,
My new blog, NeX-6, My facebook page
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The EFF - keeping free speech in the world
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Prior Rants - Wireless and Wifi in 2015 - not what I dreamed of Saving wifi! Fixing Bufferbloat! Fighting the vend... Virgin Media - Fixing the epidemic of bufferbloat ... 49... and trying to find my navel Wheels down on mars! Tracking the landing of Curiosity, from Seattle spotting NEOs from around venus's orbit Asteroids as lunar orbit resources SOPA is bad news Departing France for England, then 'home'.
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Uncle Bill's Helicopter - A speech I gave to ITT Tech - Chicken soup for engineers
Beating the Brand - A pathological exploration of how branding makes it hard to think straight
Inside the Internet Mind - trying to map the weather within the global supercomputer that consists of humans and google
Sex In Politics - If politicians spent more time pounding the flesh rather than pressing it, it would be a better world
Getting resources from space - An alternative to blowing money on mars using NEAs.
On the Columbia - Why I care about space
Authors I like:
Doc Searls
Where's Cherie?
UrbanAgora
Jerry Pournelle
The Cubic Dog
Evan Hunt
The Bay Area is talking
Brizzled
Zimnoiac Emanations
Eric Raymond
Unlocking The Air
Bob Mage
BroadBand & Me
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