Subprime Bailouts

Philip Greenspun Governments at various levels have decided that they have to bail out people who spent more than the houses turned out to be worth and the financial companies who weren’t wise enough to notice that the U.S. is in fact not short of forests that can be cut down for more sprawl.  Where […]

Lang.NET Videos Up

http://barrkel.blogspot.com/2008/02/langnet-symposium-videos-are-up-in-wmv.html Recommendations : http://langnetsymposium.com/talks/Videos/1-05 – Lively Kernel – Dan Ingalls – Sun.wmv http://langnetsymposium.com/talks/Videos/2-01 – Newspeak – Gilad Braha – Cadence.wmv http://langnetsymposium.com/talks/Videos/3-08 – Cobra – Chuck Esterbrook.wmv http://langnetsymposium.com/talks/Videos/3-09 – Intentional – Magnus Christerson.wmv http://langnetsymposium.com/talks/Videos/3-00 – IronRuby – John Lam.wmv http://langnetsymposium.com/talks/Videos/3-03 – Parsing Expression Grammars in FSharp – Harry Pierson.wmv  

Democratic Caucus

If the November elections are anything like the Democratic caucus I just attended, it will really be something. Turnout was 4-5x the 100 or so expected and the workers ran out of Democratic party registration forms. There was lots of visible support for Obama (native son, true) and none for Hillary. If Obama gets the […]