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· Naughties
· · 2007
· · · February
· · · · 21 (2 entries)

Comment Updates · When I first threw the switch and opened the on­go­ing space to con­trib­u­tors, my Atom feed in­clud­ed com­ment counts. Thus, ev­ery time some­one com­ment­ed, sub­scribers saw the ar­ti­cle again in their feed-readers. This was un­pop­u­lar (check out the dis­cus­sion here and here) so I re­moved them. But now I’m un­hap­py with that de­ci­sion ...
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Gosling, O.C. · James has been ap­point­ed to the Order of Cana­da, and about bloody time. Not on­ly is this well-deserved, but as far as I know, it’s the first time that a com­put­er tech­nol­o­gist has made it in. I have noth­ing against the dancers and in­sur­ance ex­ec­u­tives and phi­lan­thropists and hock­ey play­ers cur­rent­ly in­hab­it­ing the Order, but the con­struc­tion of the fu­ture is in some large part in the hands of the en­gi­neer­s; and this needs bet­ter recog­ni­tion.
 
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