<lemonodor> common lisp has a lot of things going for it, but wtf, it will never change. how can that be good?

Mon, 25 Mar 2002

[16:34] One-Size-Fits-All Wireless FAQ

I get asked a lot of questions about wireless networking. So, I'm posting this One-Size-Fits-All Wireless Networking FAQ in the hopes of clearing things up.

Q. I'd like to try doing ___________ with 802.11b. Will it work?

A. Dunno, maybe. Wireless networking depends on so many different factors that it's impossible to say for sure. Try it and let us know.

[12:58] Housing for the 11th 21st Century

Traditional housing is bunk. Uneconomical, unsustainable, non-portable, and just plain boring. I designed and built a two-frequency geodesic dome to shelter seven people at Burning Man 2001. (Meng took some great photos, both of the exterior and interior.) The PVC was kind of a pain in the ass to work with -- not to mention made of toxic chemicals -- and I just don't have the tools to fashion a dome out of metal conduit, so I might just shell out for a Pacific Dome this year and spare myself the trouble. (All hail Buckminster Fuller.) But what reminded me of all of this was an article recently published in Wired about yurts, which are traditional semi-temporary structures that have been in use in Central Asia for centuries. I know some people in the Cazadero Hills in Sonoma County that live in yurts, and they seem like another cool option for progressive housing in this day and age. Maybe I'll get a yurt, instead.

The Book

Items of Local Interest
· our Mapping Hacks blog
· my O'Reilly Net blog
· geocoder.us
· Locative US
· NoCat Wireless
· UO Faculty of Cartography
· Locative Media Lab
· World Summit for Free Information Infrastructures

Items of Recent Interest
· Microsoft Research does Vector Tiling
· UCSB Workshop on Volunteered Geographic Information
· NLP projects
· Writing Low-Pain Massively Scalable Multiplayer Servers
· ReportLab PDF Python lib
· Stanford statistical NLP links
· rddb
· ThruDB
· cheap IR filtering
· Evaluating hash functions
· FNV-1 hashing
· Odden's bookmarks
... more del.icio.us links

Prior Musings

General State of Being (as Estimated by Inbox Size)

Regularly Scheduled Programs
· jo's devlog
· Testing Range
· Idle Words
· mattw.fn_blog()
· AkuAku
· Anarchogeek
· Laughing Meme
· zephoria
· Aaron Swartz
· Praxis + Parfait
· Accordion Guy
· behind the times
· Oblomovka
· Lawrence Lessig

· freenetworks.org
· Ruckus Society
· Old-Growth Preservation

l337 h4><0rz
· Axis of Aevil
· Kirrily "Skud" Robert
· Meng Weng Wong
· Simon Cozens
· Steve McNabb
· Forrest English
· Drew Woods
· Sean Burke
· Nat Torkington

Friends, Romans, & Countrymen
· Limit of X
· San Matejo de Yabulda
· T.J. Mc
· Forecast Music
· Eric Schwartz
· Pseudopod

21st C. Living
· perl
· Squigby
· acme's recipe archive

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