Easy Web Content Management. Content management systems needn’t rely exclusively on server-side tools. Using XSL transformations, XMLcmNOW lets you create and manage an XML-based site locally with direct FTP updates to the server. Interesting if a little geeky therefore non-user friendly. 6:33:50 PM

Crypto-Gram: The Attacks. Bruce Schneier. Excellent summary of why some of the security measures being taken are pointless. 6:31:17 PM

Prayer and in-vitro fertilization. In what appears to be a pretty well-designed study, doctors at Columbia have demonstrated that prayer nearly doubles the success rate of in-vitro fertilization. This is “intecessory prayer” or multiple groups of people praying for the women, not the women themselves praying. Extraordinary. 3:39:31 PM