Archive for December, 2005

How to Handle Java Finalization's Memory-Retention Issues

Friday, December 30th, 2005

How to Handle Java Finalization's Memory-Retention Issues

Propositions | Uncertain

Wednesday, December 21st, 2005

Propositions | Uncertain is an essay in which the thesis and perhaps 90% of the sentences are false but the essence is true. It is not science but religion that "immantizes the eschaton" - almost without exception and perhaps even especially at its most "mystical". And to accuse Lennon of this offense demonstrates a lack […]

thetyee.ca Free Wireless Fever

Wednesday, December 21st, 2005

Should we get thetyee.ca Free Wireless in Vancouver? I think so! Not so much for the business traveller (who probably has adequate access at hotel and meeting place) or the poor (who probably don't have laptops and more likely use free fixed community access points) but for tourists and the rest of us who suffer […]

Hypertext Style: Cool URIs don't change.

Tuesday, December 20th, 2005

Hypertext Style: Cool URIs don't change.

EdTechPost: An Evaluation of Open Source CMS Stressing Adaptation Issues

Monday, December 19th, 2005

EdTechPost: An Evaluation of Open Source CMS Stressing Adaptation Issues

EdTechPost: Unicon provides Sakai 'Test Drive' sites

Monday, December 19th, 2005

EdTechPost: Unicon provides Sakai 'Test Drive' sites

What Good Is Religion? By Richard Dawkins -- Beliefnet.com

Thursday, December 15th, 2005

What Good Is Religion? By Richard Dawkins -- Beliefnet.com

Easterbrook on Dawkins -- @Beliefnet.com

Thursday, December 15th, 2005

-- This old (2001) article by Gregg Easterbrook at Beliefnet.com attempts to refute Dawkins. But apparently Easterbrook expects his audience to be so ignorant as to be convinced by a primarily and unabashedly ad hominem argument: "Which brings us to the first problem with Dawkins's positions: he is arrogant." ...Oh well (sigh) what else? next […]

beliefnet: Interview with Richard Dawkins--evolution intelligent design Darwin selfish gene religion science God atheism spiritual Sheahen

Thursday, December 15th, 2005

beliefnet: Interview with Richard Dawkins--evolution intelligent design Darwin selfish gene religion science God atheism spiritual Sheahen

EdTechPost: Why does 'Freesound' succeed when so many learning object repositories fail?

Wednesday, December 14th, 2005

Scott Leslie asks EdTechPost: Why does 'Freesound' succeed when so many learning object repositories fail? - and of course for me the interest is in the second clause. I have claimed to have ideas about what is wrong with LOR's so maybe I should look at this and see if we're on the same page.

Online Rights Canada

Tuesday, December 13th, 2005

Online Rights Canada

What I Learned by Teaching Real Analysis

Saturday, December 10th, 2005

What I Learned by Teaching Real Analysis

Introductory Economic Analysis

Thursday, December 8th, 2005

Introductory Economic Analysis

Introductory Economic Analysis

Thursday, December 8th, 2005

Introductory Economic Analysis

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Thursday, December 8th, 2005

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Information20Theory2C20Excess20Entropy20and20Statistical20Complexity

Thursday, December 8th, 2005

Information20Theory2C20Excess20Entropy20and20Statistical20Complexity

Squashed Philosophers

Sunday, December 4th, 2005

Squashed Philosophers- Condensed Plato Aristotle Augustine Descartes Hume Marx Freud Copernicus Hobbes Sartre Ayer Sade Wittgenstein Einstein

Interactive Java Applets

Friday, December 2nd, 2005

Interactive Java Applets

GodelBook

Friday, December 2nd, 2005

One morething to look at over the holidays

Stephen's Web ~ by Stephen Downes ~ Dave Winer Proposes to use URLs for Digital Identity

Thursday, December 1st, 2005

Stephen's Web ~ by Stephen Downes ~ Dave Winer Proposes to use URLs for Digital Identity