Friday, September 30, 2005

An interesting take on the obesity debate

An interesting take from an American Libertarian on the obesity problem in Canada. The article's a bit light on the science, but it's still a good read.

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Saturday, September 24, 2005

IT Conversations: Jason Fried - Basecamp

IT Conversations: Jason Fried - Basecamp

A very nice podcast on software design philosophy. There's a lot of good ideas in here.

Particularly, Fried intruduced the idea of managing debt. It's kind of like my idea of do it right the first time, except that when a hack or shortcut is taken, mark it down and make sure it is revisited later. It's sort of what I was doing anyways, but it's nice to hear the idea verbalised so well.

Thursday, September 15, 2005

My new journal on advertising

State of the Advertising is my new on-line journal about my thoughts on the state of advertising. Essentially, whenever I come accross an ad that annoys me to no end, or in the very, very rare case, one that I appreciate, I'll comment on it there.