Monthly Archives: March 2005

Ralph Waldo Emerson Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm. Be true to your own act and congratulate yourself if you have done something strange and extravagant to break the monotony of a decorous age. and that quote in full A foolish … Continue reading

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onemonkey, the comic is a french website that lets you roll your own comicstrips. It is so easy even an American president could do it. one monkey or one god [click for clearer version] I’m being satirical.. see here.. The Bible … Continue reading

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Trekking to the North Pole for Cancer Research

As I trudged through Canary Wharf’s stupidly oversized tube station this fine morning, I encountered several overly jolly people collecting money for a ‘trek to the North Pole for Cancer Research’. It was early in my day so I didn’t … Continue reading

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Austrian Quasi-Sovereign Borrowers

Our corporate intranet is delighted to report that we acted as Joint Bookrunner on a Ä750 million senior unsecured 12.5 year Floating Rate Note benchmark transaction for Pfandbriefstelle der Oesterreichischen Landeshypothekenbanken! Ain’t life grand?

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A modest proposal

My dream PhD would have been to spend three years making babies yawn or giggle and then trying to get computers to do the same. This was how I was going to justify it. Models of Expectancy in Infants [pdf] … Continue reading

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Edward Fitzgerald If you can prove to me that one miracle took place, I will believe he is a just God who damned us all because a woman ate an apple. Science unrolls a greater epic than the Iliad. The present … Continue reading

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MIT World ª Distributed Intelligence ª Home MIT Worldô is a free and open site that provides on-demand video of significant public events at MIT. Cool!

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inter connections – part two Google claims to index 8,058,044,651 web pages, so how is it that I keep stumbling over the same handful of people? Last week I saw those Mind Hacks guys getting a good plug from Boing Boing. Now while lusting … Continue reading

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The Japanese Gallery of Psychiatric Art…ry/index_e.html

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WBD – Send a postcard – Scare a child maybe I take it back about the quality of the world book day imagery.. I just sent some of their electronic postcards and I wonder if I should have done: To: You Book: Mother London – Michael Moorcock Because: … Continue reading

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World Book Day Today is World Book Day, whatever one of those is. How will you be marking it? I will probably be reading a few pages of this trashy novel i’ve got in my pocket and a few more improving sections … Continue reading

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