Rescued by Stephen King – Jan 11, 2005

There is a wonderful story on CNN titled "Rescued by Stephen King" which details how a previously unheard of author of an amazing 44 plays and 9 novels rapidly signed a $2 million book deal after author Stephen King wrote in his column on Entertainment Weekly that: My gig at EW isn’t writing book reviews,…

Six Apart, latest acquisition by Yahoo! … ?

Six Apart, the owner of hosted blogging service TypePad and publisher of blogging software Movable Type, just acquired LiveJournal. Within six months Six Apart itself will be acquired by Yahoo!. In an article titled "Yahoo to acquire Six Apart?", David Jackson makes an argument for why Six Apart may well be bought by Yahoo!.  I…

Bill Gates posing …

Here is Bill Gates like you have never seen him before.  This is a man who is willing to go the extra mile for his product!  Go Bill! Seriously though, it is really good to see the passion and drive in these pioneers from way back when … you know, before they became really big…

The Thrill

One of the blogs I read more often than not is Wil Wheaton’s blog.  It probably has a lot to do with me being a Star Trek nut and looking to see what became of one of the gawkier members of the Enterprise crew.  His most recent post details his latest effort to fix a…

Clouds part

Today has been a bit of a downer for a couple reasons I won’t get into here.  I have been sitting at my desk looking out the window all day at these dark, grey clouds and that has only added to my generally sad funk.  A little while ago they began to part and the…

Tags in Movable Type and TypePad

This isn’t really something that I am too into at the moment but there has been quite a bit of interest in this type of feature for Movable Type and TypePad, more so the former.  It turns out Six Apart are either listening or are moving in the same direction as their users (most likely…

Holocaust Revisionism?

I came across a post on The Wandering Jew regarding an apparent revisionist effort on the part of the BBC.  It seems this recent story about Prince Harry and his poor choice in costume at a party has stirred things up a bit about the Holocaust and how it is recorded.  I haven’t read much…

Taking the leap

I am at an interesting time in my life at the moment (interesting more in the sense of the cliched Chinese curse) where I am stepping out of one world and into another.  I have have had two feet in different places for a little while now; one in my current job as an attorney…

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