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11/20/04 Weekly Report
Nov 20, 2004, 10:52a
Last 2 weeks:
* Worked on Google Desktop Search
* Got my car back and put some great new tires on it (BDGoodrich Traction T/A) - I highly recommend them, very sticky and made me feel much safer in my car.
* Identified 3 web-based data input sources for Super Facts
* Finished reading Jon Krakauer's Under the Banner of ... more »

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11/7/04 Weekly Report
Nov 7, 2004, 12:13p
Last week:
* Worked on Google Desktop Search
* Finished reading Robert Putnam's Bowling Alone - Excellent book. Best book I've read in the past 6 months. Highly recommend it.
* Continued reading Manning's The Nature of International Society
* Continued work on Super Facts - researched sources and improved metrics

This week:
* Work on Google Desktop Search
* ... more »

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Book Notes - Mark Juergensmeyer's Gandhi's Way
Nov 6, 2004, 12:09a
Mark Juergensmeyer - Gandhi's Way: A Handbook of Conflict Resolution

* When resolving a conflicy, we should imagine a solution that includes the best features of both sides of an argument so that we create a "win-win" situation
    - each side has some portion of truch in its possession

* We should incorporate the solution into the struggle ... more »

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Brief Book Notes - Upton Sinclair's The Jungle
Nov 6, 2004, 12:01a
Upton Sinclair - The Jungle (1960 Signet Classic)

* This book was critical in the creation of the FDA and USDA and other gov't policies to enforce better working conditions in the meat-packing industry and slaughterhouses.

* Some good quotes:

"His notes are never true, and his fiddle buzzes on the low ones and squeaks and scratches on the high; ... more »

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Mind Control via Precise Thought Insertion
Nov 5, 2004, 3:56p
Alarm, wake up, take shower, brush teeth, put in contacts, put on clothes, put on shoes, pack bag, drive to the train, take the train to the shuttle, take the shuttle to work, do work, read email, go to meetings, eat lunch, go to meetings, read email, do work, leave work, take shuttle to train, take train to home, drive ... more »

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