How to Date a White Woman: A Practical Guide for Asian Men

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Someone pointed this out to me on Amazon.com. A book entitled How to Date a White Woman: A Practical Guide for Asian Men.

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FUNNY: Afro Ninja

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This is an animated gif. If it’s not animated, then you’re not seeing what I see.

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Understanding How Much POP3 Is Not Scalable

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I have the lovely task of importing a POP3 mailbox with 144524 messages into our database. I’m using a 3rd party component, but am quickly learning more than I ever wanted to know about POP3. For example, ideally you don’t want to use POP3 for large mail boxes because POP3 isn’t scalable.

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U2 to Release 'Atomic Bomb' New Album in November (Reuters)

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Best. Band. Ever.

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The Laugh Factory's Latino Night

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Last night Akumi and I attended the Laugh Factory on Sunset to see our friend and up and coming comic Rick Ramos perform. I met Rick through Kyle as the two of them went to Northwestern together and both Rick and I gave toasts at two of Kyle and Cara’s wedding receptions.

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Trouble With Your Firewall Software After Installing Windows XP SP2?

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If you’re having problems with your computer after upgrading to Windows XP SP2 and you are using a software firewall such as ZoneAlarm or BlackIce, try uninstalling your firewall software and re-installing it. That solved the problem for me. BlackIce recommends uninstalling their firewall before upgrading to SP2.

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Improving The CommentAPI And Comment Moderation

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One thing that bothers me about the CommentAPI is that the only response you get is the HTTP status code.

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Bush TV Ad If He Were Running Against Jesus

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This cracks me up.

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It's The Output Stupid! (What Makes a Great Influencer, Hacker, and Writer?)

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Fountain Pen I read with amusement this recent post on Scoble’s blog in which someone writes him a note dictating the tools that “Influencers” use.

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007 Uses RSS Bandit

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Dare puts this quote from Tim Bray up on his blog.

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WSE 2.0 Authentication: How To Avoid ClearText Passwords With UsernameToken

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RSS Bandit Is Tight

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Found this on Wesner Moise’s blog. He’s discussing the performance implications between managed and unmanaged code.

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Tablet PC Question? M200 Or Not M200?

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Toshiba M200 So I am in the market for a Tablet PC and after a bit of research, the Toshiba Portege M200 is the top contender for my hard earned dollar.

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Complaint Letters for Personalized Plates

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My favorite “offensive” license plate is:

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.NET SP1 Can Break HttpWebRequest (and certain RSS Feeds)

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If you installed SP1 for the .NET framework, you may notice that certain feeds are broken and return an HTTP Protocol Error. Dare looked into this and posted an explanation and workaround to the problem.

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Loud Music Might Collapse Lungs

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Whoa! I saw this on Wired News. If anyone is in danger, it’s me. I love getting right up to the subwoofers and feel the wind generated (of course wearing my etymotic earplugs).

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Ego check...

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I think Chris Anderson is totally wrong here. I am currently the smartest person in the room. I don’t CARE if I’m also the dumbest person in the room. He’s still wrong. ;)

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The Boing Boing Effect

Wired printed an article recently (I wish I could remember the title) that discussed the network structure of relationships and fame. For example, imagine individuals as nodes in a big graph. Join the nodes by drawing directional vertices that indicate whether a person knows of another person. An arrow drawn from Bob to Alice indicates Bob knows Alice. The fact that there’s no arrow from Alice to Bob indicates Bob’s a total loser (or stalker).

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NAnt Build File For Rss Bandit

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Recently I blabbed on and on about how to create a sane build process. One question I’ve heard in the past is what’s the point of a setting up a big formal build process when you have a very small project, perhaps with a team of one or two?

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Judge Dismisses Kobe's Rape Case

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According to Yahoo News, Kobe Bryant’s Rape case has been dismissed by the judge. So now begins the civil trial?

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