Multiplier

Read The Mythical Man Month quite a long time ago. One of the assertions in the book, since much repeated, is that "super programmers" are an order of magnitude more productive than average programmers.

While I know that I have always been more than usually effective, an order of magnitude ...

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Conversion

Converted my weblog from WordPress to a Pelican (a static site generator), recently.

Did a bit of clean up today. The original conversion (several weeks ago) was very rough. Better ... but still needs work.

Several years back I bet on WordPress as an intermediate solution. Looking at the implementation, I ...

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David Keirsey died

This is about missed connections, absurdly close.

Seems that David Keirsey died, about a year ago. He wrote a book on personality types Please Understand Me that might well have changed the course of my life.

Of my own interest, I read rather a lot of books on Psychology, in ...

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Observation, delayed

A regular exercise. Sit in an outdoor patio at a restaurant, for lunch, and watch. There are patterns. Most for which I do not have names. There is something about big purses, and small women, not interesting. High heels worn wobbly, or slow, or fluid. (Reading a book about the ...

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Great Love Debate, Long Beach

Another random excursion...

Saw an event offered on a MeetUp group: "THE GREAT LOVE DEBATE comes to LONG BEACH!" Title sounds a bit whack. Never been to that venue, so ... bought a ticket. No particular qualification needed.

There is a Facebook page ... completely disused, aside from the promoters. Also, turns ...

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Social mapping/accidents

Early evening, sitting alone on a restaurant patio at an outdoor mall, watching girls, looking for patterns. Pretty girl from inside parks in front of me, holds an entire phone conversation. Waitress comes out, asks if we(?) are ready to order.

Group of four girls, one very nice, and smiling ...

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