Daily Archives: May 19, 2006

Tim Berners Lee is big on mashups – cool


Tim Berners Lee is optimistic about the future.   He's talking mashups.

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New Orleans Tourism stats


New Orleans Tourism Economy Note the 16 to 1 return on tourism investment.  This "huge ROI" theme is always interesting and mathematically provocative, since without qualification it means you can balance/expand any state budget by simply investing a few billion … Continue reading

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The Elegance of Efficiency. More Mediocrity NOW!


I'm smashing up some concrete steps so I can repair them by pouring fresh concrete, and noting that the previous fellow (or hardy concrete pouring gal c1911-1950) did not have the benefit of Quickrete premixed bags to which I just … Continue reading

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