[FoRK] The 50 Most Loathsome People in America (and then some)
Jeff Bone <
jbone at place.org
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Thu Feb 2 06:55:18 PST 2006
On Feb 1, 2006, at 5:03 PM, Stephen D. Williams wrote:
> Damn you, the writing kept sucking me into reading more. I have
> things to get done!
> How do you whip out a list like the one below just like that?
Oh, it was easy. I do regular maintenance on my "shit list." (If,
as the old saw goes, "intelligence is remembering what you're
interested in" --- then I'd like to offer the following:
"effectiveness is remembering what you don't like, and why.") Cut-n-
paste plus a few shell goodies allowed me to find the set difference
between the article's list and my own pretty easily. ;-)
> Geesh, things have been interesting lately but I can't (and won't)
> remember names with nearly that fidelity. (I could have come up
> with maybe 10 I'd guess.)
> Now, where is Bill Gates and co. on this list???
I'm beyond worrying about Gates these days. It's become clear to me
that the market is reacting to / routing around them in a strategic /
macro sense, though it's likely to take a long time; but I no longer
worry about them owning the whole enchilada and thereby halting all
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