Noble Caesar

April 29th, 2004

[Original Link] As Government advisors call for curbs on Caesarean sections, two mothers defend the procedure in this interesting (and somewhat amusing) article.

PDA personalities

April 26th, 2004

A catalogue that came through the door the other day is advertising the Palm Zire handheld.

“Grab the indispensable Zire 21 handheld from palmOne – it’s got as much personality as you have!”

I think I object to that…!

More about Content Management Systems

April 20th, 2004

The PostNuke CMS was a fork from the earlier PHP-Nuke. Both of these are still active and widely used, but the PostNuke creators have split off again to do a major (and much needed) rewrite of the system, now called Xaraya.

This continual splitting process is either one of the greatest strengths or greatest weaknesses of Open Source software, depending on your point of view. Either way, Xaraya looks much better under the skin than its predecessors, and is starting to gather accolades, but is badly in need of some really nice documentation like Typo3.