I really appreciate Google Adsense ads
(*) speaking of which, I have been working such long hours consulting the last 7 or 8 months, that I have not had too much time to write. I am now taking a 4 or 5 month break and only consulting about half time (for a pleasant change), so I will hopefully get some more open content material written. (But I am also trying to wrap up work on a commercial product.) Paul Graham gave me permission earlier this year to use his algorithm in his plan for SPAM paper for extra chapters in my Java AI and Common Lisp Programming web books - that is interesting stuff, and will not take too long to write up.