April 2007 Archive


9 April 2007, 7:23 am
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emmaSpam is just one more utterly pointless website offered up to the zeitgeist. But I built this one.

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dayum, that’s harsh.

7 April 2007, 7:45 am
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Curt Schilling’s assessment of his performance in the Sox’s season opener is almost painful to read. His candor would be striking even if he were less famous, but given his stature, I think it’s truly extraordinary. ‘Course, with his $13M base salary, he earned something north of half a mil that day.

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Do you like when things are easy?

7 April 2007, 7:15 am
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Most of the email hitting my servers these days falls into one of three categories: “pump-and-dump” investment scam solicitations, phishing attempts, and solicitations for unlawful medications. I was disturbed that what appears to be a legitimate email from Fidelity Investment services tripped “red flags” for dangerous email — it has earmarks of two of those […]

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book report: John MacLachlan Gray; The Fiend In Human

4 April 2007, 8:02 pm
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I think the first time my friend Marty and I had a conversation about books, he said something like “I read classic literature [which gave us substantial common ground] and thrillers about serial killers.” [which didn’t much increase it] and he expressed a distinct lack of fondness for modern “serious” fiction.
We’ve spent plenty of time […]

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