superaleja needs a laptop to do second life » Donations $715 USD

April 29, 2007

superaleja needs a laptop to do second life is up to $715 USD. We’re far from our goal, but we’re getting there!

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Free as in Kittens

April 29, 2007

ALA TechSource | IT and Sympathy “…technologies are “free” as in “free kittens,” not free as in “free beer.” They come with maintenance and deployment issues, from opening ports on a secure network, to how much bandwidth they will use, to how much time IT personnel need to devote to deploying and maintaining the “free” […]

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Where Have All the Bees Gone? at Survival of the Sickest: The Book

April 28, 2007

Where Have All the Bees Gone? at Survival of the Sickest: The Book Tens of billions of bees are missing. You may soon see their picture on the back of milk cartons and on billboards across the nation. Honeybees have gone missing…. Some of these theories have included, poisoning due to transgenic crops such as […]

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CFP: Learning and Research In Second Life Preconference Workshop

April 28, 2007

Too many topics, too little time. » CFP: Learning and Research In Second Life Preconference Workshop Please join us in a workshop on learning and research in Second Life (R) on October 17, 2007 in Vancouver at Internet Research 8.0 (http:// wiki.aoir.org/index.php?title=About_IR8.0) Paper Deadline August 15th. Second Life(R) is a 3d virtual environment created by […]

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Slashdot | New MySpace China Tells Users to Spy on Each Other

April 28, 2007

Slashdot | New MySpace China Tells Users to Spy on Each Other: “Members are told to click a button to report any ‘misconduct’ by other users. MySpace’s definition of ‘misconduct’ includes actions such as ‘endangering national security, leaking state secrets, subverting the government, undermining national unity, spreading rumors or disturbing the social order’ — according […]

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Wooden Memory Stick

April 26, 2007

Wooden Memory Stick Yuka wants one. Rochelle found them. THey’re cool.

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From N00B to Nerd: The 4 Stages of Life on the Internet

April 26, 2007

I always wondered what the trajectory was… CRACKED.com – From N00B to Nerd: The 4 Stages of Life on the Internet

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Journalism class in Second Life

April 26, 2007

Caught Alex’s post Journalism class in Second Life leading to [SLED] Update on a spring semester class in SL. I’d like to do a whole course in SL next winter. We’ll see.

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The golden compass!

April 26, 2007
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FDA Considers Redefining Chocolate

April 24, 2007

Slashdot | FDA Considers Redefining Chocolate “The US Food and Drug Administration is considering redefining ‘chocolate’ to allow substitution of vegetable oil ($0.70/lb.) for cocoa butter ($2.30/lb.), and whey protein for dry whole milk. There are already standard terms to differentiate these products from chocolate, such as ‘chocolatey’ and ‘chocolate-flavored.’ The change was requested by […]

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