Monthly Archives: August 2007

Police suffer ammunition shortages

I had seen this story last week but the Libertarian Blog article reminded me of it. In short, police departments across the country are running out of ammo for their weapons training because the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan (not … Continue reading

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Taboo topics for politicians

A friend sent this to me and I found it interesting and amusing. 10ZenMonkeys has an article entitled “Don’t Go There: Top 20 Taboo Topics for Presidential Candidates” and it’s quite enlightening.

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How best to hire programmers

Found via Slashdot, Frank Wiles writes in his blog about why hiring the top programmers results in a better product and ultimately at a cheaper cost, contrary to popular thinking. His reasons are similar to what I’ve been thinking. If … Continue reading

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Benefits of learning Python

I read a blog post from Paul Graham a while ago and it’s stuck with me since then. In it, he states that hiring programmers proficient in “esoteric” languages means you’ll most likely end up with a better caliber of … Continue reading

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Just plain scary

As found on the Libertarian Party blog, the era of Orwell’s Big Brother is in sight. And the U. S. government isn’t even shy about it. Under Project Hostile Intent, scientists will aim to build devices that can pick up … Continue reading

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Federal government incompetence

I don’t want this to sound like a political blog and it’s not directed at a specific political party. As usual it’s an observation from my personal life. As readers should know, I am sending out resumes because I plan … Continue reading

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