July 10, 2002
Stuck in the Past

Slate Magazine - Table of contents Tuesday, July 9. Okay, but it's Wednesday, July 10. How long will it take slate.com to notice that its front page once again is delivering the wrong content? It is hard to see how this bug could arise in an appropriate software package. How can you fail to read the correct date? At least it no longer thinks it's July 3....

Posted by DeLong at 09:52 AM

July 09, 2002
Stuck in the Past

Slate Magazine - Table of contents Wednesday, July 3 How long will it take slate.com to notice that its front page delivers its content as of July 3, 2002? It is hard to see how this bug could arise in an appropriate software package. How can you fail to read the correct date?...

Posted by DeLong at 06:27 AM

July 05, 2002
Teresa Nielsen Hayden Reminds Us of Some of the Classic Websites

Teresa Nielsen Hayden performs an act of collective memory and reminds us of some of the classic hilarious websites. My favorite is the incandescent pickle... Making Light: July 2002 Archives | A while back, I referred to quicktime movies of water balloons being popped in freefall as "The greatest footage since the LOX barbecue and the exploding whale." I promptly got mail asking what LOX barbecue? And what exploding whale? Well, okay. Feels weird, but I can do that. Won't take but a minute. I'll throw in some other golden oldies while I'm at it......

Posted by DeLong at 08:46 AM