Kampala Monitor: “Ugandan bloggers choose funky, strange names for their blogs.”
Paul Boutin: “Good stories don’t have to be true.”
Scott Rosenberg wrote a lengthy profile of Charles Simonyi in this month’s issue of Technology Review, a magazine edited by Jason Pontin. Pontin has a piece in today’s NY Times that is eerily similar to the Rosenberg piece.
According to CNET, Microsoft is withdrawing the patent.
I thought I would get more pushback on the piece I wrote about Carter and American Jews. However, I did get an email from my father, and in the ensuing exchange I found that he had been updating his blog. I was subscribed to it, so it was a puzzle — why had I not been getting the updates?
Probably has something to do with the feed being managed by Google, and they’re pushing the envelope, changing syndication formats, and my aggregator isn’t being maintained to keep in synch. So it seems to me that possibly Google has come between us. If so, bad Google.
So I’ll let my father, Leon Winer, speak for himself on the Palestinians and Jews, Carter and Israel; without comment.