August, 2005

Sunday, August 28, 2005

W3C tells US Copyright Office: IE is not the only fruit: "The proposed system would be contrary to at least the spirit of federal information policy adopted by the E-Government Act of 2002."

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Saturday, August 27, 2005

Punishment please: "That was three months ago. Since then, the European Union and America have expressed their horror at the worst massacre of demonstrators since Tiananmen Square by imposing the following sanctions on Uzbekistan:

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Thursday, August 25, 2005

Earth's Core Spins Faster Than the Rest of the Planet: "While the inner core is almost spherical in shape, its composition appears to have a wood-grain-like layering, which could speed or slow seismic waves."

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Summer Fading, Hollywood Sees Fizzle: "Audiences have gotten smart to the marketing, and they can smell the good ones from the bad ones at a distance."

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Monday, August 22, 2005

Bob Moog, R.I.P.

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Sunday, August 21, 2005

persona non grata: "Focusing on demographics will only give you market segments, not personas."

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Monday, August 15, 2005

Is jiggling vacuum the origin of mass?: "The total energy contained in the field is staggeringly large -- enough to warp space-time and make the universe collapse in a heartbeat."

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Friday, August 12, 2005

Don't Use Email Like a Stupid Person: "Banks are now facing the imminent destruction of their highest bandwidth, lowest cost way to interact with customers. Actually, its worse than that. Bankers are killing online banking, by refusing to deal with the phishing problem."

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Monday, August 08, 2005

A Hero in Every Aisle Seat: "Obviously, a passenger who has just made a harrowing escape is entitled to use whatever descriptive terms he wants. Professionals and policy makers, however, need to be careful with their language. In discussions of homeland security emergencies, one hears 'panic' a lot, despite the evidence that panic won't be likely, whatever our enemies throw at us."

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Thursday, August 04, 2005

"Your Existing Code? Throw it Away": "The assumption is that you're going to swallow that kind of system, when in fact there's no code that has been run on both of those architectures that is anything close to a realistic proxy for game performance."

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