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Archive for March, 2005

March 30th, 2005 by alephnaught

Make magazine

First issue of Make arrived yesterday! Make is a very cool magazine – its published quarterly, its dedicated to Do it Yourself (DiY), and the projects and content is just to die for! I photocopied articles on soldering (for my son) and on making a magnetic card reader. There was all kinds of great software […]

Posted in Books,

March 30th, 2005 by alephnaught

Portable Firefox

Put Firefox on a dongle Translate

Posted in Computer,

March 28th, 2005 by alephnaught

A Dutch Soccer Riddle: Jewish Regalia Without Jews

An article in today’s New York Times that discusses why Ajax fans are called Jews, how some members of the community feel that’s bad, and how the team is trying to find something to do about it. Translate

Posted in The Netherlands,

March 18th, 2005 by alephnaught

Why am I interested in The Netherlands?

It was twenty years ago today…. When I first visited Amsterdam. I love it! Translate

Posted in Personal,

March 18th, 2005 by alephnaught

Why am I interested in Saudi Arabia?

A little background on way back when I worked in Saudi Arabia and a few other things. Translate

Posted in Personal,

March 17th, 2005 by alephnaught

Palm Desert March 2005

My vacation in March 2005 to Palm Desert, CA. Translate

Posted in Personal,

March 17th, 2005 by alephnaught

The E-Myth Manager

Title: The E-Myth Manager: Why Management Doesn’t Work-And What to Do About It Author: Michael E. Gerber Paperback: 229 pages Publisher: HarperBusiness (April 1, 1999) ISBN: 0887309593 Read this on my Palm Desert vacation March 2005. It was recommended by someone whose opinion I trust at work. It was worth the read. I agree with […]

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March 17th, 2005 by alephnaught

The Hellfire Club

Title: The Hellfire Club Author: Daniel P. Mannix Paperback: 192 pages Publisher: I Books (May 1, 2001) ISBN: 0743413156 This book was a fun read – again, during my Palm Desert vacation March 2005. The Hellfire Club was a secret society in 18th century England that practiced black masses and sexual depravity.  ‘Nough said, great […]

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March 17th, 2005 by alephnaught

Cod

Title: Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World Author: Mark Kurlansky Paperback: 294 pages Publisher: Penguin Books; Reprint edition (July 1, 1998) ISBN: 0140275010 I read this book on vacation in Palm Desert March 2005. I read Salt last summer by the same author, and I also enjoyed this book. As you […]

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March 17th, 2005 by alephnaught

The Great Influenza

Title: The Great Influenza: The Epic Story of the Deadliest Plague in History Author: John Barry Paperback: 560 pages Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics); Reprint edition (February 1, 2005) ISBN: 0143034480 Read this book while on vacation in Palm Desert March 2005. Good book, really liked the blend of scholarly material and analysis. John Barry really paints […]

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