of the The New York Times published an article in Monday’s business section on employer intervention over employee weblogs. I am featured in the article.
What do women want in a man? NPR’s Lori Gottlieb tackles the question of do women really want a sensitive man or do they just say that and date the beer guzzling NASCAR guy? I like Lori’s take on the subject. Women want someone to be sensitive to her problems but not sensitive about his own problems. He is in control and she can rely on him emotionally. There should be a follow up piece focused on the men….
Australian Bureau of Statistics released a chart showing Athens 2004 Olympic medals taking into account a country’s population. Bahamas is #1 on the list with a total population of 317,000 and one gold medal. Even though the U.S. leads the total medal count with 25 gold medals it places 29th in per-capita medals….
I am enjoying Mark Cuban’s new blog. An inside look at the industry from a well known source. During his 60 Minutes interview aired February 15, 2004 Steve Kroft mentions that “his email address is posted on the Mavericks’ Web site so he can get feedback from the fans. He answers as many as he can during halftime.” In today’s entry Mark Cuban creates a 360 degree view of reporter and his subject, and invites the public into an otherwise private conversation. I told them that rather than providing any commentary or quotes to them on this matter, or on…
FOAF Vocabulary Specification is updated to include a primary topic, personal profile document, and a tipjar. Version 1.56. I updated my FOAF file to include the personal profile document….
Bruce Schneier’s Crypto-Gram newsletter is now available as a RSS feed….
Paul Boutin of Wired News profiles a new tool by Andrew Grumet to combine RSS and BitTorrent….
The Olympum Group released Caffeine.Net 0.1 after about a year of development. Use the best of both worlds. Caffeine transfers APIs between .NET and Java and can run code written for one platform on the other platform. Caffeine.Net is based on Mono and has a MIT license. (via Cafe au Lait Java)…
Bram Cohen released BitTorrent 3.4.1 yesterday. Better support for peers with dynamic IPs. (see track.py) Clients also cache peers longer. Bencode is also faster, using int instead of long….
Starbucks will launch its own digital music offering next Tuesday, March 16, according to BusinessWeek. 250,000 songs accessed through a HP Tablet PC and burned in the store. Minimum purchase is 5 songs for $6.99 ($1.40 a song). The service will expand to 2,500 stores in the next two years….