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Monthly Archives: July 2006

Cost of living


Hmmm – maybe Idaho?

Training wheels for motocycles


Killing off a ghost


Boeing to Consolidate Southern California Facilities ST. LOUIS, July 21, 2006 — Boeing [NYSE: BA] has announced plans to consolidate company facilities in Southern California over the next four years. The Boeing facility in Anaheim, with about 3,700 employees, will relocate to the Huntington Beach facility. I grew up a few miles away from the […]

Giant Little Girl


From The Sultan’s Elephant event in London.Giant Girl Doll One of an entire collection of videos…Sultan’s Elephant The Sultan’s Elephant Wonderful surreal nonsense… Flickr: The Sultan’s Elephant in London crashed ship … and a lot more links.

Engineering Gap? Fact and Fiction


Engineering Gap? Fact and Fiction 1. Shortages usually lead to price increases. If there were a shortage of engineers, salaries should have risen. Yet in real terms, engineering salaries have actually dropped (see, 9/15/05, “Good Time to Learn Accounting”). Shortage of skilled workers is a convenient mirage Know any scientists or engineers who have […]

Google’s (not) Costly Rebellion


Another clueless (paid) journalist… Google’s Costly Rebellion: Financial News – Yahoo! Finance According to a story published in today’s edition of The New York Times, Big Goo builds its own servers and could even get into the business of creating its own chip designs. There’s already plenty of hubbub over whether these initiatives will be […]

New Friendster Message from Shawnna – 07/16/06 05:20 PM


I feel so special! From: Shawnna Date: Sunday, July 16, 2006 5:20 PM Subject: hey Message: hey cutie, saw you online.. wanna kill some time together? hit up for some more pics and my cam XoXo Shawnna I am sure that Shawnna and I have much in common! Heck, she is only two years […]

Wiretapper’s secrets?


Great irony here… Wired News: Crashing the Wiretapper’s Ball “It’s ironic that spooks so often remind us that we’ve got nothing to fear from their activities if we’ve got nothing nasty to hide, while they themselves are rarely comfortable without multiple layers of secrecy, anonymity and plausible deniability.” I believe secrecy in government, when allowed, […]