october

Better today than yesterday

I just read this quote by J.K. Rowling, and it’s quite good: “Believe me, neither @RGalbraith nor I walk around thinking we’re fab. We just shoot for ‘writing better than yesterday’”.

(Robert Galbraith is a pseudonym she used for some of her other novels.)

IBM to buy Red Hat; Dog pretends to be a stray to get food outside McDonald’s alvin October 29, 2018 - 7:51am

The best stories of the weekend are IBM buying Red Hat, and a dog that pretends to be a stray to get food outside a McDonald’s. Oh, and the Red Sox beat the Dodgers to win the World Series last night.

One-time donations to The Guardian alvin October 30, 2017 - 11:25am

As I mentioned a few months ago, I made a small, one-time donation to The Guardian. I don’t read it regularly, but I find that other sources lead me to their articles from time to time, so I wanted to give them a little money. This morning I read that 300,000 other people have given The Guardian a one-time donation as well.