Some E-Books Are More Equal Than Others

July 17, 2009
Tags: amazon,

Some E-Books Are More Equal Than Others This morning, hundreds of Amazon Kindle owners awoke to discover that books by a certain famous author had mysteriously disappeared from their e-book readers. These were books that they had bought and paid for—thought they owned. A screen shot from Amazon.com The MobileReference edition of the novel, “Nineteen […]

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Facebook sez, “Don’t mind us, we’re just whoring out your photos”

July 17, 2009

Facebook sez, “Don’t mind us, we’re just whoring out your photos”. So, they can use YOUR photos, even the photos of your friends and children in advertisements, and yes, you gave them permission. Read the article to see how to turn it off though… Opt out, of course. I would not be using facebook except […]

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Autism and aspergers are essentially the same

July 16, 2009
Tags: aspie

Autism Blog – Autism and aspergers are essentially the same « Left Brain/Right Brain. No! Really? Whodathunk.

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PHD Comics: Great Tweets of Science

July 16, 2009

PHD Comics: Great Tweets of Science

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Swine Flu Kills Obese People Disproportionately

July 13, 2009

Slashdot Science Story | Swine Flu Kills Obese People Disproportionately Bloomberg is reporting that the World Health Organization discovered a single, surprising characteristic that’s emerged among swine flu victims who become severely ill: They are all fat. Infected people with a body mass index greater than 40 suffer respiratory complications that are harder to treat […]

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Twitter Suggested for Nobel Peace Prize

July 11, 2009

Barry tweeted: Twitter Suggested for Nobel Peace Priz Twitter and its creators are worthy of being considered for the Nobel Peace Prize for the role they played during the recent civil unrest in Iran, according to a former U.S. national security adviser. Mark Pfeifle, a former aide for George W. Bush, suggests that Twitter be […]

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New flicker and tag clouds

July 11, 2009

Thanks to Rochelle I have these cool Flickr and Tag cloud widgets on the right side. They’re great… and hopefully useful. But cool nonetheless.

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Hemingway, The KGB Spy? Archives Show Agent ‘Argo’ Was Willing Recruit

July 10, 2009

Hemingway, The KGB Spy? Archives Show Agent ‘Argo’ Was Willing Recruit. What can I say. It must be true.

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Final Anne of Green Gables book reveals dark surprises | Books | guardian.co.uk

July 10, 2009

Final Anne of Green Gables book reveals dark surprises… yes! Edited by our good friend Benjamin.

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Pages bookstore going down

July 10, 2009

Rochelle warned me Pages bookstore going down Very much my favourite bookstore over the years.

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