, which seems so far to be a vast improvement over 4.0. After using 3.5 for about a year I tried 4.0 when it first came out, found it buggy and wretched, and so skipped 4.1 altogether. 4.2 still has some problems, most notably that about half of the widgets don't seem to work yet in Kubuntu, but otherwise I'm pretty pleased.
I'm also using Twitter again, you can follow me @mbhubbard.
I have new glasses coming, and so will be updating my profile picture before too very long.
Lex has been pretty badly behaved this weekend. Lana and I are both a little short because of it, but I think it'll be better tomorrow when we have less going on.
I'd like to mention once more, since I was reminded of it, that the best possible stimulus package would be putting about a third of the cost of the current package into solar thermal power, and another third into space exploration and exploitation. The sun is best possible source of energy for the earth, solar thermal is the best way to get at it, and every other resource we need lies beyond the atmosphere waiting for us to come and get it.
Seriously, can we move to the future now?