By now most of you have probably heard about the bombings [http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2005/07/07/world/main707053.shtml in] [http://www.eitb24.com/noticia_en.php?id=74214 London] this morning. I’ll spare you takes on global terrorism / alquida / iraq, but got to thinking about how this compares to 9/11 for me personally, and one thing ironic stands out that is directly related to my involment in open source. The thing is after hearing the news, my thoughts quickly went to thinking if I new anyone in England, and I realized there were a good half dozen folks that I know over there, all through my open source envolvment. Compare this to knowing only 1 guy in New York city, who was a college buddy of mind. The kicker for me is that I grew up in [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horseheads_%28town%29%2C_New_York upstate] New York about 4-5 hours away from the city. Just wierd how those things play out… here’s hoping everyone is ok.