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the longest day

The longest day of the year! Summer's here! (okay, enough with the rhyming! Does he not have enough with the senseless rambling?)


23:10, and the sky behind the clouds is still tinted dark blue. The last of the day's light is quickly disappearing.

Anyway, I was watching on and off the opening ceremony of the Special Olympics. The Corrs were great, as was Riverdance (never seen that many dancers all at once! I was so surprised at how fast they appeared--there must have been some 200 dancers on stage). And at the end, of course, U2, which gave good performances of One and Pride (In the name of Love). Through Pride Bono replaced a number of verses with references to the Olympics, and June 21st (at which point I realized the date!) and then at the end he walked off the stage leaving the band in a holding pattern and he escorted Nelson Mandela to the stage (with some very serious-looking security guard walking close behind). A great moment, in the trademark Bono style.

I walked in town on silver spurs that jingled to...


Categories: personal
Posted by diego on June 21, 2003 at 10:53 PM

well formed log entries

A few days ago Sam started a wiki to discuss what constitutes a well-formed log entry. Already lots of good information and discussion in it.

Categories: technology
Posted by diego on June 21, 2003 at 3:12 PM

Google, Rules, and IPOs

Some of the changes that a Google IPO will have to adjust to, when it happens. Interesting, but I'm skeptical that suddenly everyone is going to be playing by "the rules". Looks good on paper though. :)

Categories: technology
Posted by diego on June 21, 2003 at 1:27 PM

rogue code, or just sloppy programming? reports: Mysterious Net traffic spurs code hunt:

Worm? Trojan? Attack tool? Network administrators and security experts continue to search for the cause of an increasing amount of odd data that has been detected on the Internet.

Categories: technology
Posted by diego on June 21, 2003 at 1:20 PM

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