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Penn State Tells Students To Ditch IE

Penn State Tells Students To Ditch IE: “Hoyceman writes “About 80,000 students and staff are being told to use an alternate browser. The Penn State ITS department sent the alert ‘because the threats are real and alternatives exist to mitigate Web browser vulnerabilities.’ InformationWeek is carrying the story.”” (Via Slashdot.) i’ve told everyone that reads […]

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Work. This new quarterly magazine from New York lo…

Work. This new quarterly magazine from New York lo…: ” Work. This new quarterly magazine from New York looks to be an analysis of the USA’s work culture and its influence over the world. Why and how we/they work – from politics to design to health to fashion to travel. The first issue includes online […]

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Declaration from Buenos Aires – Social Forum of Information 2004

Declaration from Buenos Aires – Social Forum of Information 2004: “Information, knowledge, documentation, archives, and libraries are communal cultural goods and resources. They are based upon and promoted by democratic values, such as: freedom, equality, and social justice, as well as tolerance, respect, equity, solidarity, communities, society, and the dignity of individuals. Every documentation center […]

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frontline: the persuaders: neuromarketing | PBS

frontline: the persuaders: neuromarketing | PBS: “But 30 years after the commercials debuted, neuroscientist Read Montague was still thinking about them. Something didn’t make sense. If people preferred the taste of Pepsi, the drink should have dominated the market. It didn’t. So in the summer of 2003, Montague gave himself a ‘Pepsi Challenge’ of a […]

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frontline: the persuaders: neuromarketing | PBS

frontline: the persuaders: neuromarketing | PBS: “But 30 years after the commercials debuted, neuroscientist Read Montague was still thinking about them. Something didn’t make sense. If people preferred the taste of Pepsi, the drink should have dominated the market. It didn’t. So in the summer of 2003, Montague gave himself a ‘Pepsi Challenge’ of a […]

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Academic and Scholar Search Engines and Sources

Academic and Scholar Search Engines and Sources: “ From Marcus Zillman, this “Internet MiniGuide Annotated Link Compilation white paper titled Academic and Scholar Search Engines and Sources is …” (Via beSpacific.) this could be handy….

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Gamers Eye Open Virtual Worlds

Gamers Eye Open Virtual Worlds: “Fans of open-source programming and multiplayer gaming explore ways to bring the concept of the metaverse — an infinitely expandable virtual world — closer to fruition. By Daniel Terdiman.” (Via Wired News.) —— expect big things in this area soon….

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How programming languages have warped my writing

How programming languages have warped my writing: “How programming languages have warped my writing: “Because of HyperTalk, I am never sure how to spell highlight. I always want to spell it ‘hilite’.Because of AppleScript, I always want to write ‘thru’ instead of ‘through’.Because of Java, I’m inclined to write ‘Cristina+Liberty’ instead of ‘Cristina and Liberty’.Because […]

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White House Officials: It’s Condi Rice

White House Officials: It’s Condi Rice: “White House officials are telling Fox News that Bush has decided on Condi Rice to replace Colin Powell as Secretary of State….” (Via TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime.) ——— talk about your major bad news………..

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White House Officials: It's Condi Rice

White House Officials: It’s Condi Rice: “White House officials are telling Fox News that Bush has decided on Condi Rice to replace Colin Powell as Secretary of State….” (Via TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime.) ——— talk about your major bad news………..

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