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<p>
I’m sorry for not updating the site’s news feeds for a long time, and as
expected there’s quite a lot new.
</p>

<p>
There’s a new humorous bit in
<a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/humour.html" rel="nofollow">the Aphorisms collection</a>:
</p>

<blockquote>
<p>
<b>Shlomi’s Father:</b> If you don’t sort the dishwasher, the dishwasher won’t
be sorted.
</p>

<p>
<b>Shlomi:</b> No, it won’t be sorted by me.
</p>

<p>
<b>Shlomi’s Father:</b> No, it won’t be sorted at all. We will throw away the
dishwasher.
</p>

<p>
<b>Together:</b> Along with all the dishes.
</p>

</blockquote>

<p>
There’s a new <a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/humour/bits/facts/Chuck-Norris/" rel="nofollow">Chuck Norris fact</a>:
</p>

<blockquote>
    <p>
    Chuck Norris can make the statement “This statement is false.” a true one.
    </p>
</blockquote>

<p>
There are new <a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/humour/fortunes/" rel="nofollow">fortune
    cookies</a>.
</p>

<p>
Due to an incident where one of my domains was blocked by a anti-spam
blacklist, we now have an
<a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/meta/anti-spam-policy/" rel="nofollow">anti-spam Policy</a>
</p>

<p>
I have <a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/open-source/mentoring/" rel="nofollow">a new
    page about me mentoring others in the world open source and/or
    open content</a>. Also related is
<a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/philosophy/computers/open-source/how-to-start-contributing/" rel="nofollow">the new page</a> about
how to start contributing to open-source software.
</p>

<p>
I have made <a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/philosophy/psychology/hypomanias/" rel="nofollow">my essay titled “Dealing with Hypomanias”</a> live and previously
<a href="http://shlomif.livejournal.com/63452.html" rel="nofollow">announced it on my
    non-technical blog</a>. Also see
<a href="http://www.just1randomguy.com/2010/12/tale-of-two-poles.html" rel="nofollow">a
    recent related post</a> on the <i>Just 1 Random Guy</i> comics/blog about
his experience as a person with Bipolar disorder.
</p>

<p>
There’s a <a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/open-source/bits-and-bobs/greasemonkey/grease.html#freshmeat-expand-desc" rel="nofollow">a
    new greasemonkey script</a> for expanding the descriptions of
<a href="http://freshmeat.net/" rel="nofollow">Freshmeat.net</a>.
</p>

<p>
<a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/open-source/projects/black-hole-solitaire-solver/" rel="nofollow">The Black Hole Solitaire Solver</a> page now includes a description
of the tables in the SQLite dump that collected the data from running the
solver on the first 1 million deals of PySolFC.
</p>

<p>
There’s
<a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/open-source/projects/japanese-puzzle-games/kakurasu/" rel="nofollow">a
    new solver for Kakuraso</a> which is a puzzle game that can be found
on <a href="http://brainbashers.com/" rel="nofollow">the Brain Bashers site</a>. That solver
was written in Python using lp_solve.
</p>

<p>
Another new project is
<a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/open-source/projects/Module-Format/" rel="nofollow">Module-Format</a>, which is a Perl 5 module to perform bulk operations on the various
notations for Perl modules.
</p>

<p>
<a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/open-source/projects/linux-kernel/xconfig-search/" rel="nofollow">The Linux Kernel “make xconfig” enhancement patch</a> was
updated for the newly released 2.6.37 kernel.
</p>

<p>
There are some new links in the
<a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/open-source/anti/" rel="nofollow">pages
    against bad software</a>.
</p>

<p>
I’ve also updated <a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/me/resumes/" rel="nofollow">my
    resumes</a>.
</p>

<p>
The site’s <a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/meta/site-source/" rel="nofollow">building
    instructions</a> were updated but may still be incomplete.
</p>

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