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July 13, 2008

Word Time

Winner_loser Members of Word Time share the variations in our pronunciations with weekly lists of words. (From flickr blog)

The color of the bikeshed is a proverbial phrase referring to the apparent ease with which one can get agreement on building a large and complex project (such as a billion-dollar atomic reactor) compared to the difficulty of reaching consensus on building something conceptually simple — because everyone involved actually has an opinion and wants to add it. (Related to & found on wikipwdia’s Lamest edit wars page)

How can you otherwise reach consensus without losing every time?...

Tilting at windmills - Stay out, Don Quixote

Unrelated: Color Palette Generator. (From Apfelblog)

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