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 Wednesday, 15 February 2006
Wednesday, 15 February 2006 16:50:27 (Central Standard Time, UTC-06:00) ( )
Yes, I know, I make my living off computers - but I STILL hate hardware...
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 Friday, 03 February 2006
Friday, 03 February 2006 17:34:22 (Central Standard Time, UTC-06:00) ( )
Whether this kid is nuts or not, he should have known better than to submit inappropriate content for a school essay.
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 Tuesday, 20 December 2005
Tuesday, 20 December 2005 20:01:42 (Central Standard Time, UTC-06:00) ( )
It appears Joss Whedon has given up on Firefly and Serenity after giving it a good run.
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Tuesday, 20 December 2005 16:09:51 (Central Standard Time, UTC-06:00) ( )

Here's a friend of mine complaining about Microsoft - for something that is very clearly Yahoo's fault...

This happens all the time, and I find it frustrating. Certainly there are some areas where Microsoft deserves criticism and scrutiny. But just because some other company comes up with a lame-ass way to run ads on their site doesn't mean Microsoft is bad. It means Yahoo is bad.

Now it turns out that some MSN.com pages have ads I consider to be even more annoying - floating, animated jobs that really get in the way. THAT is a good reason to criticize Microsoft, because that is their fault...

It is kind of like when people download a new video card driver and their system destabilizes. Microsoft's fault? So they say. But really it is the driver manufacturer's fault. They created the crappy software that crashed your machine.

(Yes, I know, Microsoft should have protected us. Just want I want: Microsoft as my mother, protecting me from all evils. Now THAT is a scary thought...)

All I'm saying is that criticism should be directed at the correct target. If it is Microsoft great, otherwise direct it where it belongs...

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Tuesday, 20 December 2005 12:53:47 (Central Standard Time, UTC-06:00) ( )
Not only are Dover, PA's citizens relatively sane, but their Republican, Christian judges are too!
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 Monday, 05 December 2005
Monday, 05 December 2005 14:37:04 (Central Standard Time, UTC-06:00) ( )
Oppression is right around the corner and both the left and right need to join in common cause to protect our freedoms!
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Monday, 05 December 2005 13:34:04 (Central Standard Time, UTC-06:00) ( )
Apparently the FCC has decided that the best way to curb complaints about content on cable TV is to push for an a la carte channel scheme. But they are missing the point...
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 Monday, 28 November 2005
Monday, 28 November 2005 18:19:28 (Central Standard Time, UTC-06:00) ( )

I like this idea of Satyagraha even if I can't pronounce it. This concept is pretty common in many far east philosophies, but the expression of the concept as seven key beliefs or goals is helpful.

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 Sunday, 27 November 2005
Sunday, 27 November 2005 21:04:29 (Central Standard Time, UTC-06:00) ( )

At least someone in Kansas has their head screwed on straight... Apparently Kansas University is offering a class on religious mythologies - to include creationism and ID in a forum where they actually belong.

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 Friday, 18 November 2005
Friday, 18 November 2005 13:03:20 (Central Standard Time, UTC-06:00) ( )
Who'd have thought that a suicide bomber would be more random than a bomb on a timer...
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