101 Ways to Save the Internet

101 Ways to Save the Internet. Worried about spammers and slammers, industry thugs and identity thieves? Never fear. By Paul Boutin from Wired magazine. [Wired News]

Satellite Radio Goes for a Spin

Satellite Radio Goes for a Spin. When it comes to variety and sound quality, satellite-radio competitors Sirius and XM deliver the goods. Once you've heard it, you might never listen to FM or AM radio again. A review by Lewis Wallace. [Wired News]

Best Practices, Practices, Just Great

Best Practices, Practices, Just Great.  In her blog Managing Product Development, Johanna Rothman shares some thoughts on why best practices don't always guarantee success. It's a solid question: How do you tailor other organizations' best practices to best meet the needs of your company and work?  [Fast Company Now]

The Fantasy and Reality of 2004

The Fantasy and Reality of 2004. We ask a dozen experts what they'd like to see happen in 2004. Here are their wish lists — and what they think will actually occur. By Michelle Delio. [Wired News]

Raymond explains Windows annoyances

Raymond explains Windows annoyances.  Raymond Chen is a Microsoft employee who explains why things work the way they do. I love his blog. Today he writes about why those blank taskbar buttons go away when I click on them?  [The Scobleizer Weblog]

Skies of Major U.S. Cities Off Limits for New Year's Eve

Skies of Major U.S. Cities Off Limits for New Year's Eve. The skies of New York, Washington, D.C., Chicago, Las Vegas and Disney World will be patrolled by the military. By Kirk Semple. [New York Times: NYT HomePage]

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CNET NEWS.COM – Writing an end to the bio of BIOS. Intel and Microsoft are gearing up to move toward the first major overhaul of the innermost workings of the personal computer–the boundary where software and hardware meet–during 2004. The companies will begin promoting a technology specification called EFI (Extensible Firmware Interface) as a new… Continue reading NEWS.COM

Visiting Edinburgh by Train From London

Visiting Edinburgh by Train From London.  Edinburgh, the “Athens of the North,” is probably the most dramatic-looking capital city in Europe. The castle glowers from over a black, volcanic cliff, watching over Princes Street and the gray, granite-block buildings that shine in the rain and brood in the sun. Carved, Greek columns give Edinburgh a… Continue reading Visiting Edinburgh by Train From London


Got JDBC?. Not really ColdFusion-specific but if you need to connect to a database for which the drivers are not included in the product, Brandon Purcell provides a great link to Sun's website containing 197 database drivers…. [An Architect's View]

Learning Tinderbox

Learning Tinderbox. Doug Miller: I began to realize that the Web was a poor stepchild compared to what I could do with Tinderbox. Tinderbox is closer in spirit to Vannevar Bush's Memex or Ted Nelson's Xanadu than it is to the Web. [Mark Bernstein]