PC Load Letter

Nah, I’m just messing with you. I know exactly what that means.

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Quote of the Week #46

A distributed system is one on which I cannot get any work done because some machine I have never heard of has crashed.

– Leslie Lamport

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Fort McHenry National Monument

So while I’m out here in Maryland, I figure I ought to go see some of the stuff that’s around. This afternoon, I went to Fort McHenry National Monument.

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Batman Begins

Well, what do you know, the new Batman movie is actually pretty good. It’s not just a good Batman movie (which, given what I’ve seen of the more recent ones, isn’t saying much), but a good action movie, which just happens to have Batman in it.

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Quote of the Week #45

The most dangerous place in Washington is between Americans and their televisions.

Edward Felten

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rand()

It appears I’ve forgotten the password for my cell phone’s voice mail. And for once, there’s actually a message sitting in it. Oops.

Maryland Stuff

Well, I’m working on my third week of, well, working, here in Maryland. A few random observations.

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Quote of the Week #44

Other than telling us how to live, think, marry, pray, vote, invest, educate our children, and, now, die, I think the Republicans have done a fine job of getting government out of our personal lives.

– Craig Carter

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PWNZD!!1!

Congratulations to Sarah Champion and Wes Allen on their marriage last weekend!

How do I know this happened? Because I was there.

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Quote of the Week #43

Conventions are no substitute for enforced constraints.

– Barbara Liskov

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