The Necessary Philosopher

Month: February, 2006

That’s Life

It isn’t much to look at right now, but this is our child after 6 weeks. 4mm of pure life. I can’t wait to see the formation of little arms and feet!

Cool Company

Adobe is one very cool company. They actually let their employees setup blogs! I came across one today by one of the engineers working on Photoshop.

Dim Skies Ahead

From ABC News Researchers with the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Washington found the amount of sunlight hitting the ground over China dropped by 3.7 watts per square yard over the last 50 years. This coincided with another drop in cloud cover during the same time. Since increased cloudiness would normally explain a solar dimming, […]

Googling our Home

Yup, we live in a lavish gold-plated palace. You can even see our Rolls Royce sticking out from the corner… Too bad everything is hidden under all that cloud cover 😉

Doggies Up for Adoption!

2 cute doggies looking for a good home. If you are interested, please contact Cecilia at for the Mongrel (Labrador mix)or Lucy Low if you’re interested in the Beagle. From: Charmaine Foo To: Sent: 07 February, 2006 12:06 AM Subject: Poochy Dear Mrs Ho, My adoptor wants to give up her four-year-old sterilised […]

Ink on Paper

30 Sept 2005: Danish paper publishes cartoons 20 Oct: Muslim ambassadors complain to Danish PM 10 Jan 2006: Norwegian publication reprints cartoons 26 Jan: Saudi Arabia recalls its ambassador 30 Jan: Gunmen raid EU’s Gaza office demanding apology 31 Jan: Danish paper apologises 1 Feb: Papers in France, Germany, Italy and Spain reprint cartoons 4 […]

It’s a Bad Sign When…

… you get an email at work beginning with “Dear Comrades”.

Quote of the Day

“When you forgive, you in no way change the past — but you sure do change the future.” Bernard Meltzer

Amazingly Dumb

If true, this an amazing act of lunacy… suing someone who has never bought used or turned on a computer in her life for online music piracy. From Marie Lindor, a home health aide who has never bought, used, or even turned on a computer in her life, but was nevertheless sued by the […]