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  1. Oct 2013
    1. The ability to seamlessly insert IPython notebooks into posts was one of the biggest drivers of my switch to Pelican.

      I want to study how Jake integrates IPython notebooks into his blogging. I'll be writing a lot in IPython notebook for my teaching.

    1. The copyright extension Clinton signed will expire in five years. Copyright holders like the Disney Corp. and the Gershwin estate have a strong incentive to try to extend copyright extension yet further into the future. But with the emergence of the Internet as a political organizing tool, opponents of copyright extension will be much better prepared. The question for the coming legislative battle on copyright is who will prevail: those who would profit from continuing to lock up the great works of the 20th century, or those who believe Bugs Bunny should be as freely available for reuse as Little Red Riding Hood.

      I just encountered the rootstrikers.org petition to stop the CTEA renewal (http://www.rootstrikers.org/#!/project/stop-ctea), making me wonder what's up with the Act, exactly. A quick Google search landed me on this WP story -- and this is a nice little paragraph summary of the current state of affairs.

    1. This is clearly not a complete solution, and if you have some specific ideas about how this should work, you can submit your ideas at http://goo.gl/mVlWI

      Youversion recognizes that there should be a better way to export bookmarks and invites ideas.

    1. spaces

      What does "spaces" mean here? Physical spaces? Mental spaces?

    1. While Mr. Cameron said he supported Ms. Merkel and President François Hollande of France in seeking talks with Washington about new rules governing electronic surveillance, he delivered his strongest denunciation so far of those involved in publishing leaked material.

      Cameron showing that the UK is still the USA's closest friend?

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    1. And God had prepared a great fish to swallow up Jonah.’”

      Check out Orson Welles' performance of this formidable sermon: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2rWV8sBZ9ho&feature=youtu.be&t=2m22s

    1. He entered and was passing through Jericho. 19:2 There was a man named Zacchaeus. He was a chief tax collector, and he was rich. 19:3 He was trying to see who Jesus was, and couldn't because of the crowd, because he was short.

      Zacchaeus: a rich, short chief tax collector

    1. He has gone in to lodge with a man who is a sinner.”

      "to lodge" translated as "to be a guest of" in NRSV.

    1. Zacchaeus
    2. Look, half of my possessions, Lord, I will give to the poor; and if I have defrauded anyone of anything, I will pay back four times as much.

      This offer of compensation seems super generous. What would be an expected level of compensation?

    3. he was short in stature

      As a short man myself, I identify with Zaccheus. The dude had to climb a tree to see Jesus!

    4. He has gone to be the guest

      If you go to be a "guest" of a sinner, what does that make you? Also a sinner?

    5. sinner

      Why was Zaccheus considered a sinner? (Because he was a tax collector, indeed, the chief tax collector)?