Another page on the calendar flips, as we put November into the history books. Pretty good month around here, I guess. Yeah, just about everyone I know was sick at some point in the month, including me. But the weather was warmer than normal, which makes me feel as though we got to skip a month of winter. Plus I had a pretty darned good weekend, and got a bunch of things done around the house.
On the construction front, all the materials needed are now in town except for the granite vanity top, which should be ready in a week (I hope), and it looks like we’re in good shape so far. But then today is when things really get moving, so any unpleasant surprises will likely pop up this week. Wish me luck!
- When I heard that Google teams up with TiVo to give advertisers a clearer picture my initial reaction was that I’d be dumping my TiVo. After a little more thought, I’m going to take more of a wait and see approach, but Google’s move into TV advertising still gives me pause. Google, in spite of the
Don’t Be Evilslogan, is getting big enough that if there is any inclination to evil, it will be a very big bad. [boing boing]
- A look at The Economics of Pinball explains why pinball died. Which is sad, really. I liked Black Knight and High Speed both, but my favorite was, and still is, Eight Ball Deluxe, followed closely by Nine Ball. [boing boing]
- Very good: Bohemian Rhapsody as done by the Muppets.
- Late last week, while wanting to tackle nothing new at work, I stumbled into a fun tech blog Proper Fixation, especially Extreme Programming Explained