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I’m interested in topics like Open Source Communities, Development Methodology, Enterprise Portals, User Experience/Interface Design, Instructional Technology, and Identity Management and try to make it to relevant conferences and meetings when possible. Upcoming Limited events coming, though I’ve become pretty involved in the local Meetup Community in NYC. Past Portlets 2009 @ Canada EDUCAUSE 2009 ...

Are Girls Evil?

Ablog: Amusing math argument, are girls evil? “(extlink)Dave Winer”:http://www.scripting.com has a funny entry where he purports to show that bc. girls = evil. Since, roughly from the time I was 12, I have rather felt the opposite, I was saddened that my beloved mathematics could fail so miserably. So, as a mathematician by training, I ...

Training Needed for Morals?

baltimoresun.com – W.Va. reservist caught up in a storm of controversy bq. “She shouldn’t have been processing prisoners in the first place,” her father says. “She was trained as an administrator — a paper pusher. At night, she would walk across the prison yard to go over and see her buddies. They were the ones ...

Disposable Cars

New cars are getting too expensive to fix | csmonitor.com bq. Costly air bags, expensive electronics, and lightweight body materials are driving up the cost of fixing new cars. Not only do many more parts have to be replaced rather than repaired, but fewer and fewer body shops can afford the special equipment and training ...

Draft for Computers/Linguists Considered

Agency initiates steps for selective draft – WASHINGTON — The government is taking the first steps toward a targeted military draft of Americans with special skills in computers and foreign languages. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld is adamant that he will not ask Congress to authorize a draft, and officials at the Selective Service System, the ...