Thursday, July 31, 2008

The U.S. auto industry passed another bleak milestone Thursday as Chrysler stopped writing leases on new cars and trucks, marking the end of an era that allowed many drivers to enjoy cars they probably couldn’t really afford.

Leasing takes a lashing as Detroit cuts costs - The Driver’s Seat-
Han, mah bukee, keel-ee caleya ku kah. Wanta dah moole-rah? Wonkee chee sa crispa con Greedo?

Jabba the Hutt

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.

Albert Einstein

Good Old Fashioned Lover Boy, by Queen.

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

John Mayer gives his dad mac tech support. It could be worse, his dad could still be using windows.

Found at Real Dan Lyons.

I am, as I’ve said, merely competent. But in an age of incompetence, that makes me extraordinary.

Billy Joel
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell ‘em, “Certainly, I can!” Then get busy and find out how to do it.

Theodore Roosevelt

Sunday, July 27, 2008

O sleep, O gentle sleep, nature’s soft nurse, how have I frightened thee, that thou no more wilt weigh my eye-lids down and steep my senses in forgetfulness?

William Shakespeare
I admire Apple. I love its products. But this is bullshit.

Real Dan Lyons Web Site » Blog Archive Imagine if any other CEO pulled bullshit like this «
Writing code has a place in the human hierarchy worth somewhere above grave robbing and beneath managing.

Gerald Weinberg
The trouble with programmers is that you can never tell what a programmer is doing until it’s too late.

Seymour Cray

Saturday, July 26, 2008

The best cure for insomnia is to get a lot of sleep.

W. C. Fields


My talented boys.

What’s with Noah’s hair? Why not finish the crew cut?

PHP is a minor evil perpetrated and created by incompetent amateurs, whereas Perl is a great and insidious evil, perpetrated by skilled but perverted professionals.

Jon Ribbens
NEW YORK ( — Gas prices declined for the 9th straight day, falling below $4 a gallon for the first time in seven weeks, according to a nationwide survey Saturday by motorist group AAA.

Gas dips below $4 - first time in 7 weeks - Jul. 26, 2008
Once a new technology starts rolling, if you’re not part of the steamroller, you’re part of the road.

Stewart Brand

Friday, July 25, 2008

Domino’s Scientists Test Limits Of What Humans Will Eat

Everyone knows that debugging is twice as hard as writing a program in the first place. So if you are as clever as you can be when you write it, how will you ever debug it?

Brian Kernighan