More about English: BBC mp3s (November 18, 2004, 0) - Chris Lowis sent this tip:
Maybe radio 4 would interest you :
They have on-line broadcasts, and of all the BBC radio stations they
have the most “oxford english” use !
The world service is also good, you should be able to get it on
shortwave in Japan, or via the internet:
Interesting. Wish their other programs had MP3 downloads, too!
Going dark (April 18, 2006, 0) - If I don’t post a lot between now and May 1, it’s probably because I’m
either (a) cramming my reading paper, or (b) in Montreal and away from
my network connection. Please don’t worry about me.
If you need to get in touch with me while I’m away, e-mail me to get
my cellphone number (ends in 22). I
VA Days: Calendar Management (February 24, 2009, 0) - Hey, this actually does work. =) I experimented with outsourcing calendar management, and the results so far are promising.
I invested some time in writing detailed calendar management instructions, and then I forwarded details for five events I’d like to arrange over the next couple of weeks. The VA I assigned the task to entered in
Bookmarking (February 14, 2004, 0) -
forcer: If I run across an interesting URL, I file it right away with some context clues.
forcer: If I need to refer to it again, I use a small elisp function that searches my notes.
forcer: It's a bit more context-sensitive than bookmarks, and it allows me to share the data with other
Finally on a phone plan (July 10, 2006, 0) - I’ve switched to a plan that gives me free incoming calls and
(practically) unlimited text messages. My new number is +1416TADANOW.
Or +1 416 TADBONY. ;) (This is not a comment on my physical
appearance. A friend says I look healthy.) I didn’t have a choice of
numbers, or else I’d probably get something like +1 416 1 4