Car for Disabled Drivers

September 28, 2008

Aleja needs this: Car for Disabled Drivers from Quovis too.

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Burn After Reading

September 27, 2008

Burn After Reading is the funniest movie I ever remember seeing. I was crying with laughter at the end, and it just wouldn’t stop, even as I was walking out of the theatre. And the poster’s cool. See it if you can, on a big good screen.

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Annals of Invention: The Flash of Genius: The New Yorker

September 27, 2008

Annals of Invention: The Flash of Genius: The New Yorker is a scary article. Of course we know about the horror stories of corporations stealing inventions. And we know what happened to Mr. Gates just because he was able to keep ownership of his work. In November, 1962, Bob Kearns was driving his Ford Galaxie […]

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Sara Grimes: Game On, Girls!

September 27, 2008

Sara Grimes’s blog Gamine Expedition: Game On, Girls! talks about the NPD press report YOUNG GIRLS SAY THEY ARE SPENDING MORE TIME ON ENTERTAINMENT RELATED ACTIVITIES THIS YEAR THAN THEY DID IN 2007 (all caps theirs): Among their key findings = evidence that girls are spending more time gaming (PC and console) this year than […]

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Apple makes iTunes 8, iTunes U content accessible to the blind

September 27, 2008

AppleInsider | Apple makes iTunes 8, iTunes U content accessible to the blind. YAY. It is a start. I had a friend with low vision in univ and I helped him for many years use his mac, and we were always left with the feeling that macs had fewer options for low vision users (this […]

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VOTE! | How Close Were US Presidential Elections?

September 26, 2008
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Slashdot | How Close Were US Presidential Elections? “I’m a graduate student in Statistics at Michigan State University and spent some time analyzing past US presidential elections to determine how close they truly were. The mathematical procedures of Linear Programming and 0-1 Integer Programming were used to find the optimal solution to the question: ‘What […]

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Announcing Apples 33 Percent Off Sale!

September 26, 2008

Announcing Apples 33 Percent Off Sale!: Tech Ticker, Yahoo! Finance… and that’s the stock, not the product 🙂 Gotcha!

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WebKit (Safari) becomes first browser engine to fully pass Acid3 test

September 26, 2008

AppleInsider | WebKit becomes first browser engine to fully pass Acid3 test Acid3 is a test page from the Web Standards Project that scores how well a rendering engine follows defined web standards, particularly DOM and JavaScript. The test provided a metric for standards compliance that has resulted in rapid advancement among various rendering engines […]

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OpenHuddle

September 25, 2008

Jeremy points us to OpenHuddle: Each room in OpenHuddle is designed to give you the freedom to interact with as many or as few people as you would like, in whatever way you want! Our Video, Audio, Text Chat and Drawing Board tools are available for you to use in whatever way you see fit. […]

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Michael Moores SLACKER UPRISING

September 23, 2008

Michael Moore’s new movie SLACKER UPRISING is available for free download. I mean free from HIS site… legally. I’m in the middle of downloading it.

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