or not: an occasional series. This entry comes from lifehacker:
Calendar: Track Time Between Haircuts with Google Calendar and Spreadsheet
Googler Matt Cutts uses Google Calendar and Google Spreadsheets to keep track of how long he’s gone between haircuts—a good way to make sure he doesn’t get too overgrown. First he copies his regular haircut appointment calendar dates into a spreadsheet, and then he uses a date math formula to calculate the difference between each.
The idea that technological, computerate solutions are intrinsically better than merely looking in the mirror from time to time is more clearly absurd here than in the saga of the OLPC. But it’s recognisably the same mindset.