Month: September 2002

  • Linking to Myself

    The periods of time when I’m not doing much posting the same periods in which I accomplish the most writing! I’ve gathered my literary and creative essays on a single page. Finished a longish book essay on Gao Jingjian’s “Soul Mountain.” The thought occurred to me that 1)My “See also” discussion on the left side…

  • Reading Your Friends

    Excuse the mess! Moving to Movabletype very very soon! Look up terminology with google’s glossary. (From Jemisa). I met several interesting people at a Houston weblog party : Big Pink Cookie,Coffee Corner, This page intentionally left blank, Overflow, Daily Ventings and Exclamations, getdonkey.com, Waterlily, Offthekuff and cybertoad. As much as I enjoyed meeting all these…

  • Odds and Ends

    Here’s the first book review I posted on slashdot. First of many, I hope. Two good portals about new technology: Wireless Newsfactor and Tech Central Station. Academic journals like First Monday tend to be behind the curve on news, but their stories have been good. For example, an article about online grocery shopping or terrorist…

  • What’s Wrong with Yahoo?

    I stopped using yahoo after they removed pop-forwarding, but Atul Chitnis’s criticism of yahoo makes it clear that yahoo is truly clueless. Jeffrey Zeldman, in a piece on obsolete web standards, shows the awful code that yahoo does to maximize compatibility with old browsers. I’m no fan of yahoo (I discontinued my mail account after…

  • New Stuff

    Some catching up to do. First, don’t miss my technical book reviews or what I’m reading now. If you were wondering whether I actually read fiction, here’s an essay I wrote about Hans Christian Anderson. Am currently reading an amazing book, Digital Game-Based Learning by Mark Prensky of games2train.com. I’ll be posting a longer discussion…