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Thoughts and points of interest from Jennifer Klyse.



Published: 2010-01-06T22:15:00-06:00

 



Test

2010-01-06T22:15:00-06:00

Just checking to see if this thing is still on/working......



RIP Milton Friedman.

2006-11-16T14:51:04-06:00

I was first directly exposed to his work as a graduate student. He was an intellectual giant and I learned from his writing and I am surprisingly moved. May he rest in peace....



Explain something to me.

2006-05-30T21:30:12-06:00

To get a driver's license in Illinois, you must present your Social Security card. This, they claim, is in response to Homeland Security and 9/11 and the dramatic rise in identify theft and whatever else. (Possibly bordering-on-paranoid ranting about why...



Say it with me, people.

2006-05-02T23:06:25-06:00

I sent this link to a former co-worker yesterday because I knew that we'd have spent a good deal of time IM'ing about it if he still sat across the cubicle-wall from me. Say it with me: supply and demand....



Ctrl+Shift in notepad.exe.

2006-02-18T15:05:50-06:00

I am a keyboard-shortcut junkie; I very rarely use the mouse or touchpad for commands that can be replicated using keystrokes. I do a lot of typing, and it slows me down to have to take my hands away from...



Haven't posted in ages...

2006-02-06T12:17:17-06:00

...but for whatever reason (web-based conference calls, perhaps) felt compelled to do so today. I've let this site slip, not because I am without interesting (to me) things to say, but because I am without time to properly pull together...



The Beauty of Simplicity

2005-10-26T11:08:47-06:00

A client photocopied the beauty of simplicity (no link available yet) for me last week (an article from Fast Company's November issue.) My favorite quote--which will not be a surprise to anyone who knows me or who has seen Edward...



Not yet a true Chicagoan, apparently.

2005-10-25T22:29:53-06:00

I was out having drinks with a few coworkers last night and mentioned that I had gone to the Cubs game Saturday night. The what? my coworker asked, looking at me with an astounded look on her face. The Cubs...



Fool's Gold in The Economist.

2005-10-14T16:56:32-06:00

A must-read for the week (from last week's print edition) if for nothing else than to see the context for this quote: One finishes this book persuaded by Mr Gallagher's thesis: that he is surrounded by idiots. That would certainly...



Renewal Madness.

2005-09-30T20:30:13-06:00

I renewed my subscription to Reason Magazine today. I had a hard-copy notice in the mail, but I renewed the subscription online because it just seemed like it would be easier. It was not. The online renewal form wanted my...



Teamwork in Wrigleyville.

2005-09-25T17:13:08-06:00

Thanks to a friend with connections, I ended up with a decent seat at today's Cubs game. The rain delay, while annoying in that standard rain-delay sort of way, was probably the most interesting part of the game (although there...



Test Upgrade

2005-09-17T23:46:55-06:00




testing upgrade

2005-06-22T12:31:41-06:00

test body...



Getting Customer Support.

2004-12-30T14:09:35-06:00

I am happy to report that my company's website lists both a general and support phone number, right on the Contact Us page where you'd expect to find it, rather than hiding it as the companies described in Customer Service:...



Does this constitute cheating?

2004-12-28T23:56:19-06:00

Over the holiday weekend we got to discussing the delicate line between editing and writing, which is to say, the point at which helping someone with a master's thesis crosses from helping to writing. (There was a context, but I...