GW Bush’s iPod contains illegal music!

April 17, 2006

Boing Boing: GW Bush’s iPod contains “illegal” (according to RIAA) music: “In the video linked below, we see that President Bush’s iPod contains songs by the Beatles; since no Beatles songs have been licensed for the iTunes Music Store yet, these must have come from ripped CDs. Remember last February, when the RIAA told a […]

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April 16, 2006

Rochelle just told me about Ajax write… a wordprocessor that works IN your web browser… for free. Interesting. “AjaxWrite is a streamlined word processor, comparable to Microsoft Word. To keep the program lean, we left out some obscure advanced features; you’ll find the functions you use most often, right where you’d expect them to […]

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April 15, 2006

クレヨンしんちゃんの『ブリブリBLOG(ブログ)』映画公式だゾ〜 i.e. shinchan has a blog. I’ve had a shinchan web site since around 1996, though it is missing at the moment.

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In the ear of ken

April 13, 2006

In the eye of Fouhse: “Be careful of what you say when visiting the new exhibition, Without a Passport, at Karsh-Masson Gallery. Kenneth Emig has placed hidden microphones around the two floors of the Byward Market gallery. On the first floor, there is a large satellite dish suspended from one wall. Place your ear close […]

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Inside Higher Ed :: Explaining the Gender Gap in Pay

April 13, 2006

This is really interesting… and speaks to my experience in how teaching vs research is respected, and how various fields I’ve had contact with are respected. Imagine the relative respect for working information technologies versus early childhood education, even though it is clear which is more important socially. Inside Higher Ed :: Explaining the Gender […]

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MONEY Magazine’s Best Jobs: #2 Professor

April 13, 2006

From MONEY Magazine’s Best Jobs: The Top 50: Professor is #2. MONEY Magazine: How we picked the best jobs – Apr. 12, 2006: “To find the best jobs in America, MONEY Magazine and, a leading provider of employee compensation data and software, began by assembling a list of positions that the Bureau of Labor […]

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An American gets Dracula’s Castle [sic]

April 13, 2006

Westchester Man To Take Possession Of Dracula’s Castle – April 11, 2006 – The New York Sun – NY News” “A Westchester County man who is a descendant of the royal family of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Dominic von Habsburg, is waiting for the Romanian government to hand him the keys to Dracula’s Castle, the 13th-century […]

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Backpacks & Messengers TUMI

April 8, 2006

I saw these Tumi Backpacks & Messengers packs in a store yesterday. Was hiding from the rain with gary. I seriously want one… saving all my pennies.


City of Ottawa – City Services – Culture – Arts

April 8, 2006

Kenny got a new art show… City of Ottawa – City Services – Culture – Arts Without a Passport is a cross-border exhibition of the work of six Canadian and American artists, curated by Maureen Korp. The artists in this exhibition demonstrate how and why being “without a passport” or having the wrong kind of […]


HigherEd BlogCon

April 5, 2006

I don’t know how I missed the HigherEd BlogCon. But then again, it looks like a corporate thing… rather than much of a conference on inquiry. Sigh.

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