We are always trying to shine some light to our kids, and teach them about right and wrong. A few things are pretty hard to explain. Copyright for one is a pretty complicated thing.
My daughter has frequently asked me about movies and music. Her friends tell her that they can download any music or movie from the Internet, and she asks me if this is true, and if I'll teach her to do it.
Tangkuban Perahu is an active volcano near Bandung, in the west part of the Java island, Indonesia. Its last eruption was in 1983, and since then, there has been warnings about possible new activity. It is a very impressive place, with high stone walls and constant steam coming out from its crater.
I have been upset with myself for not blogging for way too long (not that I am a particular prolific blogger by any stretch of imagination...), and I wanted to return to the blogosphere. Well, once you are away for so long, any reason is a good reason to start, and I just found one.
A few hours ago I eat a bagel sandwich in Heatrow, the London airport.
I enjoy submitting pictures of Duke for the yearly java.net "Holiday Pictures" article. But this year, I missed the deadline, and when I noticed, the article was already up. Oh well, maybe next year...
But then, I received a gorgeous onyx Penguin as a Christmas gift from my cousin and godchild, Clara.
I've been tagged by Simon, and then I discovered that those old snail-mail-chains, that turned into e-mail-chains, seem to evolve again, into blog-chains. I remember being part of a mail-chain that would send postcards to people on it. That was fun, and I did get several post cards from around the world.
I have just listened to Laurie Tolson talk about OpenJDK and now Mark Reinhold is talking about JDK 6. This is the official announcement of JDK 6, here in London.