Archives for: November 2007, 28

Programmers in management

11/28/07 | by Adam | Categories: Whining
I've always wondered if people had the courage of their convictions to insist on a demotion in order to keep their job. Here's a case. It also leaves me wondering about the general tendency to define managers as more valuable to a corporation than the… more »
 

Hurl.exe, Amazon and Firefox

11/28/07 | by Nimble | Categories: Thoughts, Internet
Okay, maybe you have encountered this, maybe you haven't, but if you try going off and listening to a RealPlayer sound clip on a web site in Firefox... say, for example, of Mitch Hedberg, you might often get it coming up with a dialog asking you to open… more »
 

The Three Kidneys

11/28/07 | by Nimble | Categories: Distractions, Thoughts, Science
Every now and again, you run into a really odd fact in biology. An interesting but tame one is the fact that we also run through multiple different kinds of globin in our hemoglobin (we're done with Hba-x, or "zeta globin", for example, by the end of… more »