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Posts from February 2011

written Scots?
"I'm an academic working on Scots, and I really could talk about this all day (but I'll try not to!)"

02/28/11
by jessamyn

the best worst job interview
"I hear you want to work for me!" Roger Ailes (ROGER AILES!) boomed.

02/27/11
by jessamyn

This is not legal advice, and the law isn't really settled yet.
"I believe that reverse engineering the PS3 software for the purpose of inteoperability, e.g. homebrew software, is legal in the EU."

02/24/11
by jessamyn

checking in on Libya
"[P]erhaps its a bit time for us on GMT (-X) to take stock of what's going on in Libya."

02/22/11
by jessamyn

Unrest in Libya
"I've been following the revolution in Libya for the past week, getting reports from my brother and father who are both in the country."

02/21/11
by jessamyn

another one of those "subject of the post shows up" things
"HEY! It is ME! CASPAR BABYPANTS!"

02/17/11
by jessamyn

life in Inuvik
"So in a nutshell, I'd say that life in the Western Canadian Arctic feels a bit to me like a last frontier"

02/16/11
by jessamyn

Evian, bunk for your face
"Here's how your skin works, layperson edition"

02/10/11
by jessamyn

Dear public figures who fail on a spectacularly public stage
"So make the call: your urge, or your career. If you can't give up the urge, hire a fixer. If you can't afford a fixer, give up the urge."

02/10/11
by jessamyn

what we talk about when we talk about Saturn
"what we would see from Earth if the Earth had Saturn's rings" and other nerdiness about the Earth and Saturn.

02/06/11
by jessamyn

New for members
We've added updates to comment threads for logged-in members. If you're reading a thread and new comments come in, we now serve up a notice and a link to load those new comments (saving you time of reloading the entire thread). It's wickedly handy on bigger threads. More in MetaTalk.

02/03/11
by mathowie

A couple of screw-ups would wipe out a year's profit...
"I used to work as a programmer for a company who made scratchcard lottery tickets, back in the mid 90's."

02/01/11
by jessamyn

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