Yesterday’s Thoughts

Archive for April, 2005

April 20, 2005

The Blogsphere is Quiz Happy Today

Everyone is pointing to quiz sites. I keep getting suckered into looking at the quizzes, only to discover that they have too many questions for my time, but this on was simple and quick. “What kind of American English do you speak?” I’m a linguistic mutt, born in Kentucky (mostly Southern), ages 7-19 in Pennsylvania, […]

April 18, 2005

Movable Type Upgrade

I upgraded to the latest Movable Type (version 3.16) on the day of its release. Generally this isn’t something I would be inclined to do, but I had some time, and I was annoyed the e-mail notifications weren’t working. I don’t get that many comments, but I’d like to know when I did without having […]

April 18, 2005

The Secret of Blog Success

Robert Scoble’s rules for successful blogging are probably right on. I wouldn’t really know, I am breaking most of them. I am blogging irregularly. I am blogging semi-anonymously. I don’t give you my cell phone number, or my e-mail address to contact me. Of course, I don’t have any readers either, except for my post […]

April 18, 2005

Nuclear Proliferation

There is no moral argument against nuclear proliferation that can be made by the Unitied States. Arguments based on power, arguments based on potential terrorist threats, arguments based on the stability of the governments involved, all of these are plausible, but if the US, Russia, China, India, Pakistan, and Israel, can maintain stocks of nuclear […]