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A gratuitous snarky product review.

Google, who invade every part of your computers and shopping and personal behavior and then sell it to whichever government or other corporation who has the bread to buy it, has a new version of Geany or Siri which controls … Continue reading

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49 million shares of Microsoft sold

for a total of over a billion, by one seller, the CEO Steve Ballmer. This at a time when certain content-specific software such as Adobe Acrobat and Macromedia Flash were acquired by Microsoft, the largest Internet Service Provider in America, … Continue reading

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$35 iNDIApad running Linux reveals iPad users pay for intellectual property

While MIT has been racing to design the world’s first $100 computer, India has performed an end-run at a third the price, and it’s a tablet no less. Running with open-source software, as genuine volks-werks will, the iNDIAPAD will reach … Continue reading

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Colleges mirror the Economic Draft

The notion that one needs the Army to get ones life together, that without Army Discipline your life goes nowhere… and that the Army prepares you for a Better Career and Better Wages… meaning the Army actively seeks to recruit … Continue reading

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Kindle Burned!! (hacked)

BBC NEWS Hacker cracks Kindle’s copyright An Israeli hacker claims to have broken the copyright protection on Amazon’s Kindle e-reader, reports say. The hack will allow the ebooks stored on the reader to be transferred as pdf files to any … Continue reading

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Customizing a WordPress installation

Want to make some adjustments to your WordPress blog? I always have trouble unearthing the variable names to plug into the code. To the WordPress developers’ credit, WP variables are usually self-explanatory, but that still requires an explanation. Here are … Continue reading

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