Out with the old, in with the new.
There. I’ve said it.
Now: Have a great finish to 2008, a healthy welcome to 2009, nothing that you’ll regret if you remember it. We’ll see you round the campus.
Oh, and if it’s more you want, go see Jules.
Update: Neopolitan men have [...]
Not so much.
Bitterly cold weather slid over from Canada and settled into Interior Alaska with forecasters saying temperatures could continue to slide to nearly 50 degrees below zero in coming days.
Over the weekend, the mercury at Fairbanks International Airport dropped to 39 degrees below zero. Areas in the Interior [...]
My company is seeking a strategic hire for SPAWAR Systems Center – Atlantic. A senior systems engineer, qualifications and PD below.
(The company) is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer to work on-site at SSC-Atlantic in Charleston, South Carolina. This position will provide technical and program management support directly to the Chief Engineer (CHENG). The [...]
You don’t have to believe in everything he says. But you can certainly admire the forthright way in which he says it.
The USS Pueblo was a signals intelligence ship captured by the North Koreans on 23 January 1968 by forces of the Democratic Peoples’ Republic of Korea while operating in international waters. Her CO surrendered the ship after the loss of one sailor killed and ten wounded, but – significantly, to those in the sea [...]
Occasional reader Mark sends along a tipper for the man who has everything – the Innespace “Seabreacher“.
Of course for my money, Jason has the better notion.
It flies, it floats, it folds its wings for storage and towing. Now, if only it’d make me a sammich.
While we’re on [...]
The Dutch, that most tolerant of European peoples, have at last reached the limits of their tolerance. The change has come from within the Dutch Labor Party – the country’s biggest left-wing political grouping and the party holding the “integration” portfolio in government:
“The mistake we can never repeat is stifling criticism of cultures [...]
It seems to me that all this talk about “proportionality” in the ongoing brawl between Israel and Hamas misses the point. This has nothing at all to do with proportionality, nor even the relative merits of their various arguments, and everything to do with the mutual aspirations of the antagonists. These aspirations overlap in [...]
It means not running:
(Marine Maj. Gen. John Kelly) went to Ramadi to interview Iraqi witnesses — a task generals usually delegate to subordinates.
Some Iraqis told him they were incredulous that the two Marines had not fled.
When Marine technicians restored a damaged security camera, the images were undeniable.
While Iraqi police fled, [...]
“No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it.” — Albert Einstein
Can scientists help economists and regulators stabilize financial markets?
A number of scientists – people who pride themselves on acknowledging the limits of their knowledge and who use a rigorous process to expand the boundaries of what’s [...]