Though this article from Linux Journal pretty much rehashes “A Technical Summary of the Major Presidential Candidates’ Web sites“, it’s worth checking out for this tidbit:
For what it’s worth, the
Committee is running Microsoft IIS on Windows 2000, while the
Committee is running Apache on Linux.
As of this writing, November 5, 2003, the RNC has an uptime of 4.26
days (maximum of 39.04) and a 90-day moving average of 16.91. The
DNC has an uptime of 445.02 days (also the maximum) and a 90-day moving
average of 395.38 days.
Draw your own conclusions
Here’s a page to keep track
of the the status of the
As of 2003-11-01, Miserable Failure has yet to appear in the top 100.
As if web polls aren’t bogus in general, there’s this poll on
Dr. Evil’s Bill Frist‘s
It seems Dr. Frist thinks nothing about rigging a poll to give him the desired
results no matter how the vote goes.
Miserable Failure‘s biography is the number 2 result when searching for “miserable failure” with Google. You can also check this page to keep track
of the the status of the
Ummmm, Bill Janklow is a Republican.
Update: Looks like CNN corrected their error (11 November 2003). The
Moonie Rag Washington Times, on the other hand, has yet to correct the same error in their initial August 17, 2003 report:
(via APS – What’s New by Bob Park – November 7, 2003)
DOE will subject all 4,500 employees with top-secret clearance to polygraph tests (WN
5 Sep 03). How likely is it that a polygraph test will uncover a spy, assuming there is one? In 1984, with the Green River body count at 46, Gary Ridgway, who has since confessed to 48 murders, was cleared after denying he knew the most recent victim. Actually, he didn’t know any of his victims. He passed a polygraph test. If the sheriff’s office had used a coin toss instead of a polygraph (WN
18 Apr 03), it’s even odds they would have wrapped up the Green River murders 19 years ago.
See also: Polygraph Testing Less than Worthless
… enables developers to easily migrate COBOL applications to Windows and the .Net Framework …
Finally we have a technology that gives us the stability of Microsoft combined with the elegance of COBOL.
Yet another goody from Musings of a Philosophical Scrivener…
The Geek Test
Here’s the scale:
- Geekish Tendencies
- Total Geek
- Major Geek
- Super Geek
- Extreme Geek
- Geek God
- Dysfunctional Geek
I guess not learning Klingon and not being a serious gamer hurt my score.
I think I should get extra credit for questioning the need to calculate
the score to five decimal places.
I view the potential
return of UFO about the same as the return
of Battlestar Galactica.
I suppose it won’t be too long before someone tries to bring back
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea.