Breaking News: Copying An Honor Code Is Not... →
This is almost as silly as when the media lambasted John Edwards, a rich man, as hypocritical for wanting to help poor people. It’s not ironic to copy a legal document that refers to copying other types of documents (like essays and tests and stories). Every single legal document back to the Magna Carta contains truckloads of paragraphs and definitions and articles lifted wholesale from...
I propose we, the Agile community, clarify what we mean by iterative and...– Don’t know what I want, but I know how to get it
Around the time of Caesar, there was a European tribe that, when the assembly...– blog.pmarca.com: The Psychology of Entrepreneurial Misjudgment, part 1: Biases 1-6 Maybe this should be our new policy at Standup?
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What's so funny about a black man in a dress? →
In this Slate article, James Hannaham analyzes the remarkable glut of black comedians who perform in drag. He gets all wound up about emasculation, gay panic, feminism, and minstrelsy, but I think the root explanation is far simpler, and follows my own personal just-so etiology of humor: Q: What’s the oldest joke in the world? A: A guy getting kicked in the nuts. Q: What’s the second...
I was wrong about everything.– John Cole’s Balloon Juice, My Iraq War Retrospective
Imagine if you went to a hospital to have an operation on your knee, and your...– War advocates like Anne-Marie Slaughter demand that you forget the past - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com
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