by Gary Farber
It's still April 1st on the Left Coast for another two hours and five minutes (when I started this post; an hour and ten minutes when I finished), no matter what date you read above this post.
Some foolish links are in order!
So, out of order!
Japan is on everyone's mind, but we need to remember than it's not all doom and gloom, and yet in the spirit of helping:
Donors want data
Nonprofits measure impact
Experts watch and smile
Hai, ku! Can you write techie Haiku? Win $50!
Some past winners I like include:
Chekov in the bay
searching hard for some space fuel
-- Jay in Murfreesboro, Tennessee
I bit a zombie.
it was ironic but the
taste was terrible.
-- Blake in Tulsa, Oklahoma
Learn from the Jedi.
Discipline, control, respect.
-- Patrick in Anaheim, California
Packets of photons
Streaming by our planet's sky
their address divine
-- Michaline in Chicago Illinois
--Zach in Tyler, Texas
Why kill Wash and Book?
Are they thinking what I am?
--Barak from East Brunswick, New Jersey
Advice for commenters arguing with bloggers:
Don't argue with a
Mobius strip because it
Will be one-sided
--Jimmy from Poughquag, New York
Let there be peace:
Take me to the black
I am a leaf on the wind
--Jennifer in Dallas, Texas
And this speaks to, for, and sometimes it seems to be me:
I am all around,
Yet some can't seem to find me.
I am Internet.
--Terry in San Francisco, California
Read the rest! Funny!
Did I say "geeks"? Not yet! Let's read Henry Jenkins talk about gender and game design with James Paul Gee!
There's nothing bloggers like better than catching out the New York Times in embarrassing goofs!