So, I finally "read" the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue cover-to-cover. Is it just me, or has this thing jumped the shark? I like beautiful women as much as the next guy, but I don't know, it just doesn't have the same coolness it once did... Perhaps because it is so endlessly promoted, so commercial, so - airbrushed...
After four straight days of not enough wind, today we had too much wind in Auckland. Sigh...
Caltech is sponsoring a Turing Tournament. You can enter two ways, either by building an emulator, a program which attempts to mimic human behavior, or a detector, a program which attempts to distinguish humans from emulators. First prize is $10,000 and bragging rights...
Here's something cool: Alluvium uses RSS to form a peer-to-peer music distribution network.
Did you miss the Grammys? Or are you like me, and did you just realize while reading this that you missed the Grammys? Ted Barlow shares a brief review which captures the highlights of what seems to have been a dismal effort. The reason for poor music sales must be online file sharing, what else could it be? (And it couldn't have anything to do with this...)
Eject! Eject! Eject! has a new essay posted: Confidence. Read it and you will feel good.
From Steven Den Beste: When you sit at a poker table, if after fifteen minutes you can't figure out who the pigeon is, you're the pigeon. I like that.
Finally, a USB toothbrush. Huh? I am not making this up.