Yahoo! lets you subscribe to news over RSS feeds, which is very cool. To make things even better, Jeremy Zavodny, generally extremely cool Internet developer dude, has posted a tool to let you use your own search terms in the Yahoo! feeds. Yahoo! News tracks a lot of stuff, so this is incredibly useful for keeping tabs on what is happening in areas of interest to you.
My one tiny little gripe is that your search term is tagged with tags in the feed, and NetNewsWire Lite will for some reason show the tag rather than render it, but that is just one of those small imperfections that make you appreciate the whole so much more.
Music: Knives by Therapy?
Posted Tuesday, 28 October, 2003 by Nic Lindh
Another book roundup, including some stellar athletes and soldiers, what might be the most jaded, soul-weary protagonist ever, and some grimdark fantasy.
The Internet is getting creepy, and Nic is breaking out his tinfoil hat after newspaper paywalls push him over the edge.
Nic is tired of tech sites obsessing over Apple’s financials and business strategy. So very tired.
Nic reads a book about the processed food industry and is incensed.
Computers are complicated. This brings out the irrational in people.
Nic proposes the loan word Rechthaberei be incorporated into American English.
The Core Dump is back! Books were read during the hiatus. Includes The Coldest Winter, Oh, Myyy!, Tough Sh*t, The Revolution Was Televised, The Rook, Mr. Penumbra’s 24 Hour Bookstore, Gun Machine, Fortress Frontier, Standing in Another Man’s Grave, and The Memory of Light.
This site will return in February.
From a true patriot to a world-weary detective, a dead god, and a civilization about to sublime from the galaxy, this book roundup spans the gamut. Includes Where Men Win Glory, Wild, Inside the Box, The Black Box, Three Parts Dead, Red Country, and The Hydrogen Sonata.
Springsteen gives a concert in Phoenix. It’s fantastic.