This is really sad: "Team incentive systems should take these values into account, rewarding U.S. developers with money and French developers with time off." - from an article about cultural issues in remote software development. (page 3)


A box of matches

Diamond Brand matches are the best. Many matches lack that fifth important product feature.

Oh, did I mention that "War and Peace" is a fantastic novel? After 450 pages or so, I'm about 1/3 of the way through!


Tonight, I went with some friends from church to see Waiting for Godot. It was my first time to see the play, and I thought it was excellent. Being in a philosophical frame of mind — I'm also listening to Bloom's The Closing of the American Mind on tape, thanks to Andy — I ordered a used copy of Bloom's translation of Plato's Republic. We'll see how long the interest in the great dialogue lasts. If it holds, I'm inevitably (and eventually) going to wind up reading Nietzsche. Echhhhh. ;-)