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Month: June 2006 (page 2 of 4)

Supernova 2006

I’ll be at Supernova 2006 here in San Francisco, tomorrow and Friday. If you’re going to be there, drop me a line and let’s see if we can meet up: Email dylan_tweney at ziffdavis.com (or just post a comment here).

PS I’m also going to try to spend some time at Bloggercon, although it looks horribly oversubscribed, so I may not get any further than the wifi aura surrounding the actual conference room.… Read the rest

Intellectual Property Prosecutions Double

Gol dang, Shane, them rustlers keep bustin’ through our fences. We gotta protect our property: Intellectual Property Prosecutions Double, Says Justice

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Security & Mobility Virtual Tradeshow

Now I can let you know what I’ve been beavering away at for the past month. PCMagCast’s first Security & Mobility Virtual Tradeshow will be happening August 23 and 24, with a full lineup of presentations and other goodies on computer security and mobility for businesses.… Read the rest

Madeleine Albright and the Leg Press

Amazing but true: Madeleine Albright can leg-press 400 pounds: Madeleine Albright and the Leg Press: Controversy Settled, Once and For All – Wonkette

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Victorinox Swisstool.

victorinox swisstoolI loved my Leatherman and used it nearly every day, but after less than a year one of the clips that lock the tools into the “open” position broke off. It just wasn’t built that well. I took the thing back to REI a few months ago and exchanged it for a slightly more expensive Victorinox SwissTool Spirit ($85 list, now about $49).… Read the rest

Wired News: You Dirty, Healthy Rat

If you’re a parent, the “hygiene hypothesis” (that filth improves your immune system) is very reassuring: Wired News: You Dirty, Healthy Rat

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Against School – John Taylor Gatto

School trains children to be employees and consumers; teach your own to be leaders and adventurers: Against School – John Taylor Gatto (2003 Harper’s article, as good as ever)

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Winer vs. Dvorak

What Winer doesn’t seem to get is that Dvorak is an entertainer: Scripting News: Dvorak “on record as a self-declared troll”

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Differentiation through a REALLY BIG FONT: Big.com: The Most Readable Results on the Web

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Hawking: Space key to human survival

Stephen Hawking says we need space colonies in case we Earthlings wipe ourselves out. Guy’s gotta point: Hawking: Space key to human survival – Jun 14, 2006

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