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Archive for July, 2006

Helpful synchronicities

Monday, July 24th, 2006

Yesterday I came across an MIT Technology Review article, The Internet Is Your Next Hard Drive by Wade Roush. Its subtitle is, “New Web-based services don’t just store your data online — they keep it synchronized across your laptop, desktop, and mobile phone.” Given how many bits of me are threatening to walk off my […]

…Something about not blogging anymore?

Thursday, July 20th, 2006

All the way back in April 2003, I blogged an entry called I hope nomen est omen not, which described how I learned that my surname is a Yiddish Dutch word derived from the Hebrew word hewel, “a vain cause,” translating colloquially into “trouble.” The word is listed on this site, Hebrew Words in Dutch […]

Updates galorific

Wednesday, July 19th, 2006

I have a number of updates on my wiki to report. I sent two additional emails to the consultant at Stantec, and posted them under the Greens promote link as subpages here and here. In each case, I’m happy to report, I received a friendly email confirming my input, which did put a human face […]

My “Victoria City Style Council” wiki

Monday, July 17th, 2006

As I already mentioned on this blog, some time ago I started a wiki about Victoria, BC, called Victoria City Style Council. A small number of people have made a contribution or two, but to date it’s still very much my little project. The other day it occured to me that I could use this […]

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