· Naughties
· · 2007
· · · June
· · · · 28 (5 entries)

Berlin Next Week? · Lauren and I and the two kids will be vacationing in Berlin between the 3rd and 9th of July, mostly to attend a wedding. Anyone want to get together for a (child-friendly) beer? [Update: Looks like there’s momentum for a small-scale geeks (& kids, remember) get-together, say early-evening Wed. July 4th. Change of plan due to Berlin folk having busy Wednesdays; we’ll do an afternoon and early dinner thing, with kids, on Sunday July 8th, starting at 3PM. Let’s let Tomster organize the details.] [Final sync-up: We’re meeting at Alois S at 3PM Sunday.]
Nexus · I travel more than I’d like, so I just invested $80 and a couple of hours of my time in getting a Nexus card. Actually, it’s only maybe a quarter of the time that I roll up to either the US or Canadian immigration and face the dreaded long-lineup scenario; but those times are painful. [Update: Jeepers, it’s getting hot in the comments; check it out.] ...
Tab Sweep—Tech · Let’s start with Python. First of all, Guido’s lengthy Python 3000 Status Update (Long!). A little bird tells me they’re going to use UTF-16 internally. I’m horrified, that seems egregiously wrong, but Guido’s no fool. Also from Pythonia: Django status update: June 26. Just because the world is breathing all heavy over Ruby these days doesn’t mean Python’s less interesting. If Ruby vanished tomorrow I could transfer my world to Python with fairly little pain. And my code would run faster too ...
Alex and Rosemary’s Garden · The other day we had tea in the garden lovingly tended by Rosemary and Alex Waterhouse-Hayward, and I took pictures ...
Tab Sweep—The World · I guess these occasional link blasts are an integral part of Web culture. Warning: one of these is terribly sad ...
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