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  Topic: Implementing image rollovers with CityDesk
redchurch

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PostForum: Creative Arts   Posted: Fri Mar 04, 2005 7:22 pm   Subject: Implementing image rollovers with CityDesk
Use Dreamweaver. Smile
  Topic: The reading list
redchurch

Replies: 96
Views: 75318

PostForum: Books and Movies   Posted: Wed Feb 16, 2005 2:25 pm   Subject: The reading list
the problem is that everyone feels they define rationality =)

Hah! So true. I'm guilty...

I will probably read his new one Collapse, because my curiosity outweighs my complaints. What about you ...
  Topic: The reading list
redchurch

Replies: 96
Views: 75318

PostForum: Books and Movies   Posted: Wed Feb 16, 2005 1:34 pm   Subject: The reading list
Perhaps I just take a lot of it for granted. I appreciated the thesis. It seemed over-worked to me, but then I'm a casual reader, not a scientist. Is the book really written for scientists?

As for ...
  Topic: The reading list
redchurch

Replies: 96
Views: 75318

PostForum: Books and Movies   Posted: Wed Feb 16, 2005 12:46 pm   Subject: The reading list
You say that like it's a bad thing.

In the objective sense, no. It was an interesting book... but one that could have been easily summarized. Yes, that's true of most books!

Food/Agriculture--&g ...
  Topic: The reading list
redchurch

Replies: 96
Views: 75318

PostForum: Books and Movies   Posted: Wed Feb 16, 2005 11:07 am   Subject: The reading list
Hey Brian, Jared Diamond has a [url=http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0670033375/qid=1108569646/sr=2-1/ref=pd_ka_b_2_1/102-9347150-5694500]new book out. Didn't realize it til I walked past an end ...
  Topic: The reading list
redchurch

Replies: 96
Views: 75318

PostForum: Books and Movies   Posted: Wed Oct 06, 2004 1:53 pm   Subject: Book List
http://www.gamemechanic.com/talkingshop/booklist/

What I've read since 2001. Doesn't include fiction. Also doesn't include a few titles I intentionally left out. And there are a few I've forgotten ...
  Topic: Albini on the music industry
redchurch

Replies: 8
Views: 5648

PostForum: Creative Arts   Posted: Mon Aug 23, 2004 12:34 pm   Subject: Albini on the music industry
Brian, the reasons for doing so are fairly obvious.

My point is, for all the people who bitch about how 'unfair' things are, they don't seem too happy with the alternative of just Doing Shit Yourse ...
  Topic: Albini on the music industry
redchurch

Replies: 8
Views: 5648

PostForum: Creative Arts   Posted: Mon Aug 23, 2004 12:26 pm   Subject: Albini on the music industry
Hahaha yeah.

I often wonder why anybody these days would:

A) Sign a record deal instead of just putting out records independently.

B) Publish a book deal instead of just putting out books ind ...
  Topic: Brazil
redchurch

Replies: 4
Views: 3398

PostForum: Books and Movies   Posted: Mon Aug 23, 2004 12:18 pm   Subject: Brazil
One of the interesting things I walked away with is that Gilliam doesn't believe in evil, at least in terms of the absolute evil that many people want to think exists. He feels that evil is mundane an ...
  Topic: The reading list
redchurch

Replies: 96
Views: 75318

PostForum: Books and Movies   Posted: Wed Apr 14, 2004 3:32 pm   Subject: The reading list
presentation that emphasizes relevance

teaching that emphasizes intuitive understand

Yes. This is why I was always frustrated with high school math and algebra courses, and being branded as ha ...
  Topic: The reading list
redchurch

Replies: 96
Views: 75318

PostForum: Books and Movies   Posted: Wed Apr 14, 2004 1:30 pm   Subject: The reading list
Speaking of mathematics, I have a book in the massive pile that I intend to read (sooner than later I hope) called [url=http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0809058405/qid=1081967159/sr=2-1/ref=sr_2 ...
  Topic: Startlingly obvious in hindsight
redchurch

Replies: 8
Views: 5013

PostForum: Books and Movies   Posted: Tue Apr 13, 2004 10:14 pm   Subject: Startlingly obvious in hindsight
By trying to use a couple explanations to tie together his premise, instead of just stating the obvious and leaving it at that, he makes it seem like the click-whirr is just that -- an automated respo ...
  Topic: Startlingly obvious in hindsight
redchurch

Replies: 8
Views: 5013

PostForum: Books and Movies   Posted: Tue Apr 13, 2004 7:02 pm   Subject: Startlingly obvious in hindsight
But drawing a comparison between the teacher/student experiment and the actions of Nazi concentration camp guards was beyond intolerably fucking stupid. The leap from "people will obey authority figur ...
  Topic: Startlingly obvious in hindsight
redchurch

Replies: 8
Views: 5013

PostForum: Books and Movies   Posted: Tue Apr 13, 2004 5:56 pm   Subject: Startlingly obvious in hindsight
Finished Influence. Enjoyed it thoroughly. There could probably be a few more 'in-depth' books written on the subject matter, with more experiment results backing it up and less conjecture about what ...
  Topic: Startlingly obvious in hindsight
redchurch

Replies: 8
Views: 5013

PostForum: Books and Movies   Posted: Tue Apr 06, 2004 5:39 pm   Subject: Startlingly obvious in hindsight
However enough situations have come up in the book that I think, "Wait, no, there could have been other reasons", but Cialdini is content to just make his assertion with some backing data and move on. ...
 
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