Joel on Software: “Whaddaya mean, you can’t find programmers?”

Silence from Susan at 2020 Hindsight: ”
I’ve been thinking of silent retreats as a way to encounter one’s internal chatter.” That sounds great Susan!

[Scripting News] The baby eagle story: “There was a baby eagle living in a nest perched on a cliff overlooking a beautiful valley with waterfalls and streams, trees and lots of little animals, scurrying about enjoying their lives.” That’s a timeless story Dave. Thanks!

John VanDyk at View from an Iowa Homestead: “I mentioned [to Bob Bierman] that I had PostgreSQL and Frontier talking to each other, he asked me to write up a how-to. So I did.” A good useful, succinct how-to. Thanks John! John has a lot of fantastic things going on in Iowa, family, career, faith, garden, the homestead, they’re going to do home schooling, listens to Greg Brown, fan of Buckaroo Banzai – on top of that he codes . He’s written a Frontier plugin for metadata. And he sleeps … when? A great weblog, I read it daily. I haven’t mentioned it because … I don’t know why. Go visit – I think you’ll like it.

It was hot out there in southern Nevada today. I’m a little off the mark … need electrolytes … air conditioning ….

[Mac users] A new version of FinderPop (1.8.9) is out.

[Reuters] For Neanderthals, life was a meaty problem. Neanderthals feasted on meat, meat and more meat, researchers said on Monday in a report that adds to a growing body of evidence that they were skilled hunters and not the grunting, witless cave men they are often portrayed as.