The Core Dump

A strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many bad measures

[By Nic Lindh on Tuesday, 13 March 2007]

My mighty, mighty navel

Nic discovers Twitter.

Twitter Logo

After a nudge from Joe, I decided to give Twitter a shot. Twitter, of course, is the current darling of the nerdosphere, where you can post short “what you are doing” messages and then see what others are saying that they’re doing.

Ahem.

To be honest, I don’t get it either. But it is amusing in a weird sort of way.

I’ve added a link to my Twitter page on the sidebar.

If you roll on a Mac, the best way to Twitter is to use Twitterrific, a free little app that puts your Twitter-stream on your desktop. Looks pretty nice, too.

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Book roundup, part 27

Includes Hollywood Dead, Tales from the Loop, Things from the Flood, The Court of Broken Knives, and Port of Shadows.

To see what is in front of one’s nose needs a constant struggle

“Cancel everything. You’re going into emergency surgery today”

Nic has a retinal tear and has his vision is saved by a laser.

Book roundup, part 26

Includes The Storm Before the Storm, White Trash, Calypso, Tell the Machine Goodnight, Prince of Fools, and Provenance.

Renewing the nerd card: Installing Ubiquiti UniFi in the house

The Internet tells Nic to install Ubiquiti gear in his house, so he does, and now he has thoughts.

The greater the ignorance the greater the dogmatism

Working in the pod mines

What I wish I’d known when I started podcasting.

It is impossible for a person to begin to learn what he already thinks he knows

Smell the Foam Finger

Nic starts a new podcast about—gasp!—American sports.

Book roundup, part 25

Mostly excellent non-fiction in this installment. Includes Fantasyland, The Miracle of Dunkirk, Das Reich, The Undoing Project, Waiting for the Punch, Vacationland and Points of Impact.