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Booze poetry

Last night, Ben and I conversed about mixing drinks. He pointed me to a drink containing Chartreuse VEP by the Cocktail Whisperer. Inspired by the opulent verbiage, I wrote the following:

Not satisfied with an insubstantial vodka, I prowl around the liquor cabinet. Deep in back, under cover of dust, I find a dark […]

Student’s Sharing Projects

There was once a legal case where a student, proud of their work in the programming course, posted their solution online. The university (San Jose State) eventually had to give in. Which seems right to me. Especially given the real workflow of professional open-source developers:

And in this case, it’s especially poignant, since Kyle’s […]

Notes: Recovering from Religion

Darrel Ray, author of “The God Virus: How Religion Infects Our Lives and Culture” also runs a foundation of support groups for those leaving their faith, called Recovering from Religion. This can be a traumatic time for such individuals, because they are also leaving a close and supportive community. I got the chance to talk […]