Dec 05

Book notes: Hardball

Hardball: Are You Playing to Play or Playing to Win.
Read this book if you want to find out what happened to free Eagle peanuts on airplanes.

Nov 05

The Ipod way to your living room

Think Secret – Road to Expo: Reborn Mac mini set to take over the living room

I can see a Mini in my living room – I can’t see a Windows Media Center thingy. Fascinating how Apple choose its cheapest hardware for the entertainment center, whilst Microsoft picked the more expensive route. Simplicity will win again, argued Malik a few days ago.

Oct 05

A Flock entry

So this new browser, Flock, is helping me to set up this post.

Will this strange tool allow me to creat a clean new post? It does have a semi-attractive, simple Wysiwyg editor.

On reflection, the post didn’t like being edited after the fact in WordPress

Sep 05

Jobs in My Network

Apr 05

Vidi the Vinci, not vinci.

Finally a chance to read The Da Vinci Code. The immediate plot is appealing, but the the theological and historical themes are weak compared to Ecco’s Pendulum, and have collapsed under the critiques (a catholic critique, a protestant critique).

One unaddressed weakness of Brown’s argument is the Roman Catholic Church’s alleged suppression of goddess worship. Yet an equally successful book could be written (probably has been) about how the Church is fostering goddess worship – with Mary the mother of Jesus at its center. Brown conveniently left Mary out of the plot…

Feb 05


Buttonwood really wants us to know
She’s a she and not a joe.

Yet four columns have been enough
To show she knows her stuff.