Older blog entries for nlevitt (starting at number 8)

Did the US make a small, targeted attack in an honest attempt to assassinate Saddam and avoid killing a lot of people? Or was it just a ploy to try to improve its image throughout the world? I suspect the latter, just because I don't believe this regime cares about people at all.

foos, a warm bed, dyed jet black hair
unnecessary surgery, astrology, disney

My folks came to visit this weekend. They rented a car and we drove to visit my sister at college. Good time, except that my sister's girlfriend found out while we were there, more or less out of the blue, that her dad is going to die within weeks. That was a downer.

What special directionality characters can I put in this string to make it render like this?

LTR:     X [U+1234] + Y [U+4567]
RTL:     [4567+U] Y + [1234+U] X
independent radio, valid html, foosball
false information, puke, machismo

Roozbeh says I should talk to my boss and nominate myself to be Columbia University's secondary representative to the Unicode Consortium, since I have the uncommon good fortune of being at an institution that is a member, thanks to the Kermit project. It is an intriguing idea. I don't even see any other members that are universities: http://unicode.org/consortium/memblogo.html

26 Feb 2003 (updated 2 Mar 2003 at 05:11 UTC) »
25 Feb 2003 (updated 25 Feb 2003 at 09:00 UTC) »

When I got to the party of special things to do,
It wasn't hard to find Elixir Sue.
I met all the cards,
The wild cards,
The one eyed Jill,
The Red Queen,
She turned her head,
You know what I mean?
She turned it back and said,

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