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Monday January 06, 2003
01:53 AM

"Guess the longest flight this airline takes!"

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I am an information junkie, as I said before. On a long flight today I made it through all of my reading material and did not feel very motivated to disturb my row to fetch my laptop from the overhead bin. I ended up reading the airline's flight schedule.

The shortest flight was 50 miles, from some point in Utah to another point in Utah. The longest flight was 8400 miles, from Atlanta to South Africa.

I would really like to get my hands on the details of all of the flights. I could webscrape it, I guess, but a bigger challenge is to reverse-engineer their data pack for their Palm OS app.

Someday some big marketingn company will put me up in a nice office with a nice computer and a printer that can print really nice charts and only expect me to make graphs and charts all day. I cna get started on that after I figure out why GD does not want to cooperate on Mac OS 10.2.