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“Complexity kills. It sucks the life out of developers, it makes products difficult to plan, build and test, it introduces security challenges and it causes end-user and administrator frustration.”

posted at 2:03 am
on Mar. 28, 2006

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“Where Microsoft has thousands of engineers on its Windows team, Apple has a lean development group of roughly 350 programmers and fewer than 100 software testers.”

posted at 2:53 am
on Mar. 27, 2006

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“Gossip is one of the great luxuries of a democracy.  It’s the tawdry jewel in the crown of free speech and free expression.  You don’t read gossip columns in dictatorships.”

posted at 5:20 pm
on Mar. 25, 2006

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“Another studio publicist, who asked not to be named because people in Hollywood often reflexively ask for anonymity for no particular reason, said that some assistants….”

posted at 1:47 am
on Mar. 20, 2006

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“Los Angeles really is the city of angels.  They just haven’t thrown the devils out yet.”

posted at 10:55 am
on Mar. 9, 2006

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“ACTON - Wayne and Alicia Matson had been having marital problems. They had been separated and living apart. Trying to work things out, the estranged husband and wife met at Thousand Trails campgrounds in Acton, where Alicia Matson, 56, allegedly shot Wayne Matson, 68.”

posted at 12:11 am
on Mar. 9, 2006

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posted at 4:06 pm
on Mar. 8, 2006

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