minutia press.
(Full) Professor Scrooge

I looked at my stats page today and noticed that I was a hit for

http://search.yahoo.com/bin/search?p=eliminate christmas as a national hoilday

What could yahoo be thinking? Maybe they are on to something big here....

Well at the recent DARPA meeting, I spoke up when we were setting milestones to point out that students and staff disappear for a few weeks around the Winter holidays. One DARPA person replied that the holiday season is an excellent time to get work done, since there are no classes meeting and not so many distractions around.