Wednesday, November 28

Random

~ These are my kind of billionaires. Ikea founder Ingvar Kamprad built a $33 billion fortune selling affordable furniture to the masses. Yet the self-made Swedish tycoon drives a 15-year-old Volvo, flies coach, tries to avoid wearing suits and often eats meals at lower-tier restaurants. Apparently, he's not the only frugal billionaire. What's the point of having money if you're going to waste it?

~ Steve Bilynskyj would rather be left behind -- me, too. I was created to live in this world and I like it here. It has great potential. -- Link

~ January 1st is the deadline for submitting TNIV revision suggestions. -- Link

~ During my walk this evening I was listening to one of the free downloaded University of California Berkeley lectures. It was a class on the history of computers. The professor spent the first 3 or 4 minutes of the class trying to get his presentation up on his computer. Finally he gave up and I could hear writing on the chalkboard throughout the rest of the lecture. Ah, the paradox of technology.

~ College application or sales pitch? -- student branding -- oh, brother... -- Link

~ Quotable: "Luther wasn't just interested in teaching the faith; he was interested in teaching the young." -- David Neff, pondering whether Martin Luther would have approved of rapping the Creed

~ GDrive is coming! GDrive is coming! More Google rumors -- Link

~ Why is it that one uke is never enough? (I only have two) -- Link

~ John Morehead has been interviewing, Irving Hexham, the Canadian scholar who focuses on new religions. Fascinating. -- Link

~ California's DMV has a virtual driving school with all the stuff they've posted on YouTube and MySpace -- perhaps some of the best spent taxpayer money -- Link
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