April, 2007

Monday, April 30, 2007

Court inaction leaves Allegheny County smoking ban hazy

Court inaction leaves Allegheny County smoking ban hazy: "You can taste the food"

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Supreme Court ruling makes "obvious" patents harder to defend

Supreme Court ruling makes "obvious" patents harder to defend - "Second, the appeals court erred in assuming that a person of ordinary skill in the art attempting to solve a problem will be led only to those prior art elements designed to solve the same problem."

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Friday, April 27, 2007

What the Killers Want

What the Killers Want: "Repeatedly this past week, news anchors have asked the 'experts' (one of whom, hilariously, this mere fiction writer is considered), 'What is to be done?' Even the barmiest answers offer the illusion of control. Get the answer right, so goes the reasoning, and we will never see headlines of this sort again. Yet leaving aside the seemingly intractable business of gun availability in America, the grim truth is that there is nothing to be done. A discrete subsection of the human race is insane."

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Arnie sues US government over washing machines

Arnie sues US government over washing machines: "'California has had to sue the DOE five times over the last several years to get them on board with energy efficiency. The courts have sided with California five times,' says Claudia Chandler, spokesperson for the California Energy Commission. 'So, we'll see them in court.'"

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Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Virginia Tech Student Government Says 'Media, Go Home'

Virginia Tech Student Government Says 'Media, Go Home'

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Governor signs bill defying U.S. ID law

Governor signs bill defying U.S. ID law: "Nobody in Montana thinks we should have this thing, so it became easy. There was never an argument, and I never had to persuade anybody"

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Thursday, April 19, 2007

I am in ur intertubes hax0ring ur blog engin.

If you can read this I have successfully hooked the bear blogging code to MarsEdit.

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