Fractals of Change: May 2005

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24 posts from May 2005

May 31, 2005

What My Robot Did This Weekend

Like watching TV, it now takes a nerd to vacuum.  I’m not sure we nerds come out ahead on this one.


May 28, 2005

Viagra and Cialis

News report:  Viagra and cialis may cause loss of visual acuity.

My diagnosis: It's a well known fact that erections cause a loss of visual acuity.


May 27, 2005

Morph of a Nerd CEO - The Power of Silence

Morph of a Nerd CEO - The Power of Silence


May 26, 2005

Revenge of the Center

The extremists of the left and right got cocky and the center stole the show.  I like it.  It was a show, too.More...

May 25, 2005

Morph of a Nerd CEO – The First Employees

Management is harder than doing everything yourself.  People are a lot harder to program than computers and they can’t be rebooted.  A More...

May 24, 2005

Morph of a Nerd CEO – First Sole Practitioner

If you’re a nerd like me with executive office ambitions, quickly ask yourself why.  You won’t get to write more cool stuff because you’re the boss.More...

May 23, 2005

Decompiling Programmer-Speak Now in Podcast

My post on decompiling programmer-speak is now available as a podcast courtesy of Von Radio.


Civic Duty

Mary and I have a friend who was a young naval officer on convoy duty in the North Atlantic during the Second World War.  An epiphany he had about civic duty one cold, wet night More...

May 20, 2005

The Fair That Changed America

If Westinghouse hadn’t beaten General Electric in the competition for the contract to provide electricity to the Chicago World’s Fair, we might all be using direct rather than alternating current in our homes and businesse More...

May 19, 2005

New Podcast

Last week's post on whether Internet Bubble Two is going to be better than Internet Bubble One is now also available as a podcast from Von More...

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