Monthly Archives: October 2007

Pictures

Allan Moult (Cobbers) passed on to me a link to this terrific Humboldt squid photo at National Geographic. The photo is mislabeled at the site–most likely because the Humboldt is sometimes called a ‘giant squid’. However, this doesn’t detract from … Continue reading

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Quotes

Evan Goer: My job depends on establishing relationships with my engineering colleagues based on mutual respect… but failing that, fear works too. Nick Carr: To go “off-grid” now, you pretty much have to turn yourself into a counterespionage operative, a … Continue reading

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Lessig Re-Focused

I had missed Lawrence Lessig’s announcement of his re-focused effort earlier in the year. However, I’m not terribly surprised to hear that Lessig has shifted his focus, from IP and the Creative Commons to ‘fighting corruption’. Even before the iCommons … Continue reading

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Fight is on for Fair Arbitration

The fight has started for fair arbitration. TortDeform has an extensive write-up on the second day of hearings associated with the Arbitration Fairness Act of 2007. I’m familiar with all of the cases mentioned in the testimony, and they just … Continue reading

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OH HAI I CAN HAS RABIES?

Perfect celebration for cat friday. Via Metafilter–be sure to check out comments. Even better: squid with human teeth for squid friday.

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No Spots for Me

Half my feeds today are focused on Leopard. I feel like the girl who didn’t get invited to the party, except this is one party I had to forgo. One doesn’t install new operating systems when one is in the … Continue reading

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Being Ranked out of Existence

Not long ago, Jeneane noticed that her Technorati ‘authority’ rank had taken a dive. Checking, I found my ranking had also dropped tenfold, putting me into the barely authoritative category that won’t show up in searches, unless you get the … Continue reading

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