Monthly Archives: April 2007

Religious Wars…No, not RSS

You thought that we techs could be fanatic about our likes and dislikes, loves and hates, you should see photographers and their cameras. The Online Photographer reports on the responses to his review Leica M8: Well, naturally I’ve gotten raked … Continue reading

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It’s difficult to miss what’s happening with MIX, there’s so much discussion about the announcements and technologies released. Danny Ayers was able to discuss what he was shown on his recent trip to Microsoft: Astoria, a RESTful interface to data … Continue reading

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Let’s get down and creepy

Via Vestal Design a new YouTube video that stresses Think before you post: The moral of this Public Service Announcement is clear: everyone on the Internet is a pedophile, especially the local ticket-taker…In reality, this ad is much more about … Continue reading

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The Sky is Falling, Blame Jay

I hadn’t planned on covering much Missouri news until I open, but the situation at Johnson’s Shut-Ins is getting ridiculous. Now our Republican Lt. Gov is having a press conference at the Shut-Ins to basically blame Jay Nixon–state Attorney … Continue reading

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Sex and Digg

Melinda Casino points to this longish, well documented essay, Why are there so few women on Digg by Academic Pointillism. The author is a Digg subscriber who wonders at the lack of women participating in the site. One of the … Continue reading

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Nigerian Sight and Sound

Dare Obasanjo posted music videos and photos from his recent trip home to Nigeria. The music is both English and Yoruba, the language of the Yoruba people, and one of the languages spoken in Nigeria. English is the official language. … Continue reading

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More Mark

I prefer the preface in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: NOTICE PERSONS attempting to find a motive in this narra- tive will be prosecuted; persons attempting to find a moral in it will be banished; persons attempting to find a … Continue reading

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