Well I'll stick around for a while at least, but a couple of posts I wrote just before the weekend are gone, disappeared due to the WordPress issues we experienced the last days. Nothing bad to Matt or anybody else at WordPress, they've been working whole weekend trying to fix things and it seems like it worked for most of the WordPress users.
There was the welcome to Niall Kennedy, happy to have him on board at Microsoft working on Windows Live. I wrote some crap about crap, or better Craprr (kudos to Tom, Miel & Jason) and then I asked myself "Is it just me or is everything shit" which also is the new book I'm reading and that's worth reading, here's a fragment:
Geographically inaccurate racism
At school, pop sensation Darius would get called 'Saddam'. In fact, his father is Iranian – only one letter and one very long war away from accuracy. Radio One Asian DJ Nihal once got sent a charming picture with words 'Go back to India' written on with an arrow pointing to the Indian in the picture. The picture, carefully snipped from a magazine, portrayed a Peruvian Indian.If people do have to be racist, do they also need to be so droolingly braindead that they can't tell which ethnic group they are rabidly insulting? Maybe they should make special racist maps.
If that ain't an idea for a maps mashup :-)