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November 10, 2006

Pragmatic Ajax


pragmatic ajax
I bought a copy of Pragmatic Ajax at Computer Book Works a few months back. I love the cover, but I haven't had time to really get into the book yet :(

November 09, 2006

The Sinner's Guide, by Robert Lanham

I'm slowly enjoying my signed copy of The Sinner's Guide to the Evangelical Right. I'm learning about Creflo Dollar, and of course, Ted Haggard

November 06, 2006

Tao Te Ching: The Definitive Edition


Tao Te Ching: The Definitive Edition


Tao Te Ching: The Definitive Edition

I bought this book at Coliseum. It has a concordance, which allows you to create your own translations by mix-and-matching english equivalents of Chinese words. There's also a couple of support chapters, which I haven't looked at yet at all.

See also the Tao of Programming.

November 05, 2006

The Long Tail, by Chris Anderson

The Long Tail, by Chris Anderson

I just picked up
The Long Tail, by Chris Anderson. I read about the Long Tail Web site in Ambient Findability, this spring. I now understand that sorting a great deal of material according to taste, seems to consistently produce a few "hits" and a "long tail" which is everything else. This seems to happen even in my own CD collection, for instance.