Roger E. Griffiths
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My 'Academic Page' (is here)
Boycott Blackboard, Inc. for
fabricating this ill-conceived and illegitimate patent against the education industry.
Patents are granted for inventions.
So, what did
Blackboard invent anyway?
I teach on both sides of our department (mathematics and Computer Systems), I suppose
with more responsibilities on the computer side.
Programming Community Index)
If you were sent to an island and could only bring 10 albums (CD's) what would you
bring? I have not revised this in a (long) while, I think I might 'pack' some different albums:
Beatles, Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club
Jimi Hendrix, Band of Gypsys
C.S.N.&Y., Deja Vu
Neil Young, Weld (the original 3 disk set, w/ Arc)
Bob Marley, Exodus
Emerson Lake & Palmer, self titled
The Who, Who's Next
Buddy Guy, You Damb right I got the Blues
This Mortal Coil, Filigree &
Recently removed:Rage Against the Machine, self titled; I have not liked any of the follow ups as
much. However, it is impossible for me to say much against Rage, since I am such a Tom Morello fan
(Harvard political science - it is his arena).
If you have a better List of 'Desert Island Picks™', I would like to
§---» Fairly Recent Albums worth a listen (I wrote this TEN years ago!)«---§
(Not really recent - but one of these
days when I have some time ......)
(No order here) Generally these are not the 'official' band websites, those are too tame.
Last year's: (or, since I updated this so long ago, before you were born)
- Family Values Tour 98
- Korn, Follow the Leader
- Snot, Get Some
- The Bouncing Souls, The Good, the bad, and the argyle; (I
missed this one, 94 release)From 70's punk to 90's alternative.
- Mana, En Vivo - They sing in Spanish, the mood is all there,
reggae-rock-pop-romanticism(all their albums are great).
- Black Grape, It's Great to be Straight- Manchester shuffle beat with a reggae twist. (Anyone know
why Black Grape website don't ever last?)
- Pantera, The Great Southern Trendkill (website problems)
- Sugar, Besides; Bob Mould live
- weezer , s/t - Fun catchy melodies - when you get tired of all the heavy
- Rollins Band, Weight; For when Pantera is too fast and Korn too heavy.
- Gutterball, Weaser - With a song title like "Drinking with a
one-eyed dog" what else do I need to say.
- The Monty Python page
- Monty pythonline
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