The world according to Sven-S. Porst
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Invest a 4MB download and your Flash plugin to see Kerry and Bush sing arm in arm.
I tried to put that TypeKey thing on my site. – Just so I don't need to approve all of my own comments. Is it possible that the service is at least one of crappy and severly underdocumented (which is crappy as well, I guess)? Is this actually a service? I mean the web site is contradictory about whether is exists or will exists... causing me to waste my time with what seems to be an impossible quest to integrate it into my not-100%-out-of-the-box MovableType setup. Bah.
We also see slight changes to my CSS. Less contrast in the link bars at the left and right as to distract people less. I suppose nobody is looking at them anyway (are you?). Please inform my of any faux-pas I may have committed.
Ars technica write something about products that don't even exist yet. Vapourware galore. Can't people just ignore that Longh*rn word? How many of the almost 2 million occurrences on Google contain information rather than speculation, marketing or FUD? And I thought the VHS vs. Beta question was settled by the wider range of porn available on the former.
It's good to know the difference between a fact, an opinion and a hole in the ground as some would say. More on that soon.
The Register has a dull story (well, I guess I would've been a Smalltalk person, had I been born early enough) with a quality ending:
On the day that Steve Jobs hailed the ability to transfer your music to a portable device as, err, a major breakthrough, it's nice to be reminded what amazing things computer scientists really can do. Would this be enough to persuade visiting Martians, seeing our 30-stage CPU pipelines, Windows registries and nine incompatible versions of the arse-feed, to put away their death lasers? Perhaps.
While I'm all for reasonable traffic control and the main pitch of the article, this suggestion may go a little too far. I simply hate it when machines suggest they know better than I do. If they want to go for intelligence in cars, please build one that drives automatically.
July 28, 2004, 1:10
Out & About
- Apr 20 Faber, Mojo
- Apr 21-23 Frankfurt
- Apr 22 see #12, Wiesbaden
- May 5-7 Frankfurt
- May 17 HH.js
- May 25-28 Frankfurt
- Jun 3 Göttingen
- Jun 4 Cardiff
- Jun 5 Bath
- Jun 6-10 Cornwall
- Jun 11-13 Brighton
- Jun 13-14 London
- Jun 15-16 Cambridge
- Jun 17-18 Bremen
- Jul 2 Arcade Fire, Berlin
- Jul 14 Liga der gewöhnlichen Gentlemen, Hafenklang
- Jul 22-23 Frankfurt
- Aug 10-12 Haldern Pop
- Aug 18-20 Göttingen
- Sep 16-17 Freiburg
- Oct 12 Sigur Rós, Hamburg
- Oct 26 Cédric Pescia, Elbphilharmonie
- Nov 26 Herbert Schuch, Elbphilharmonie
- Jan 31 Claire Hugancy, Elbphilharmonie
- Mar 19 Lilit Grigoryan, Elbphilharmonie
Received data seems to be invalid. The wanted file does probably not exist or the guys at last.fm changed something.