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Archive for September, 2003

MIT Releases Open Courseware

Over 500 courses including lectures, syllabi, and exams as a free and open educational resource for folks around the world

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  • Playstation 2 = Computer != Game Console

    So it was declared and Sony can file for rebate of taxes in the EU.

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  • Oops Prescott Slower than P4EE?

    Say it isn’t so, Intel! Oh, but it as the Inq points out.

    RIAA Sues Wrong People

    The Inq has word about the RIAA suing the wrong people.

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  • Important facts about parrots

    Steve H. has everything covered. Or not.

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  • Better all the time

    Den Beste covers how and why things are improving in Iraq.

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  • Stupid Idea of the Day

    A Dallas high school had a WW2-themed marching band program which involved waving a Nazi flag around. The audience was not amused.

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  • Pimptastic

    Here’s the Yankees’ new uniforms. Or something.

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  • Bad Idea #29495

    Disney, ever in search of profit at the expense of, ya know, customer service, has a new stupid idea: a box that for $6.99 per month plus $3.99 per viewing lets you watch movies that are already out on DVD.

    Also, since they’re streaming the movies as “hidden” data in conventional TV broadcasts, you’ve gotta think someone’s gonna crack it sooner rather than later.

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  • La Arianna

    Roger Simon mocks professional celebrity Arianna Huffington.

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  • Oy

    The old “Bugbear” virus-hoax is going around again. If someone sends you an email telling you to locate and delete a file called “jdbgmgr”, ignore it. That file is part of Windows and deleteing it will damage Windows.

    Snopes has the scoop here, including a link to a Microsoft Knowledge Base article on it.

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  • Avec moi?

    Cox and Forkum send up Chirac. Heh.

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  • Freedom of work

    Kelley, guesting for the flu-riddled Kate, has an excellent post on real discrimination.

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  • Read.

    And here’s more proof that Val is the best writer nobody’s ever heard of.

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  • Broadcast news

    An Aussie TV reporter deliberately put Iraqi children on and around an unexploded missile so she could have some good anti-American news footage.

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  • Figures

    Members of the EU Parliament cheered for killing Jews at a Pallie’s trial.

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  • Beverly Hillbillies

    Doesn’t this sort of thing just warm your heart?

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  • More Mossad-run magazines

    Here’s an interesting interview with a National Lampoon editor. He has some pretty unique and un-PC things to say about the Religion of Peace(tm). (Via Obscure Store)

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  • The Dustbin of History

    More greatness from Cox & Forkum.

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  • Wow

    Anti-male bias in society has gotten so severe that the New York Times has noticed.

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  • Resident Fascist

    The always funny Ben Stein has an interview recounting his days working for the ultra-liberal Norman Lear, among other things.

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  • Spammity spam spam

    Steve gets spam, hilarity ensues. (Especially in the comments).

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  • Raar!

    Rummy has a short press conference today since Frank is busy.

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  • What would Austin Powers think?

    A new government-funded book in the UK teaches 9 year olds how to masturbate.

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  • Check out bbspot for more on the plight of these poor poor philanthropists… why must the spammers ruin it for everybody?!!?

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