Joel Spolsky has an interesting and informative blog. There are a lot of great articles, and one in particular really spoke to me today. I’ve started logging my time spent on projects according to Joel’s prescription, and I’m interesting to see how it can help me craft better estimates.
Hero tuba player trolls entire KKK march with doofy music. Props to Jenny Lou Drew for sharing this. Never has the word “doofy” been more spot on.
Jenny Lou Drew: yet another example of why the world needs musicians.
Richard’s parents will do anything for their baby… and so will Paula’s. That’s why they’re working two jobs.
This keenly drawn ( animated GIFs! ) comic strip is what you might see if you looked up “polarizing” in the dictionary. It is perfectly split down the middle, telling the story of two people from different classes. The real fun begins in the comment sections, demonstrating how certain issues can cut the world ( and the internet ) in two. Enjoy!
So the opposite of addiction is not sobriety. It is human connection.
As a member of a family that has suffered long and hard with addiction, I found this article provided me with a much-needed attitude adjustment. Please share it if you or someone you love is dealing with addiction.
This fun article aligns my life to major internet milestones. I wonder what’s next? Props to Ami Karantza for sharing.
Precisely at the time that you were becoming obsessed with celebrities, music and the opposite sex, you magically had access to “the Internet,” a thing that few normal people even partially grasped the power of at the time.