U.S. History essay? Done, #Winning
Lesson for the day: Frasier + productivity do not go hand in hand.
Is it any wonder that the two places where our embassies were attacked yesterday were both places in which the people would feel empowered after recently over throwing their long standing governments?
Cartoon Shows DOJ Mistake on Apple/Publisher... →
macobserver.com Playing on the adage that a picture can be worth a thousand words, Bob Kohn, an expert in music licensing law and chairman of RoyaltyShare Inc., filed a brief with a U.S. District Court in the form of a five page cartoon (see below).… Interesting.
Warrantless Wiretap Victims Ask Court to... →
David Kravets, wired.com A federal appeals court is being asked to reconsider its earlier ruling that the government may spy on Americans? communications without warrants and without fear of being sued. The August 7 decision by a three-judge panel of th… So, basically, it seems like the courts re saying the federal government can’t do this wiretapping, but citizens...
What Killed the Linux Desktop - Miguel de Icaza →
tirania.org True story. The hard disk that hosted my /home directory on my Linux machine failed so I had to replace it with a new one. Since this machine lives under my desk, I had to unplug all the cables, get it out, swap the hard drives and plug… A must read if you’re a Linux fan.
Net Neutrality Organization Accusing AT&T of... →
Jordan Golson, macrumors.com Digital advocacy organization Public Knowledge has accused AT&T of violating FCC rules on net neutrality with its new policy regarding the use of FaceTime over Cellular. AT&T announced late last week that it will only allow use…
Cousin of laser is a hot prospect →
bbc.co.uk Researchers radically improve a microwave version of the laser, which could find application in medicine, explosives detection, or even the hunt for aliens.
Facebook and the ACLU tell court a "like" is... →
Megan Geuss, arstechnica.com In April of this year, the US District Court of Eastern Virginia decided that liking something on Facebook did not constitute free speech. Now, the five plaintiffs are taking their case to an appellate court, and this time, they have t…
132 Page ‘Smoking Gun’ Report Proves Samsung... →
John Brownlee, cultofmac.com <a title=”View 44 on Scribd” href=”http://www.scribd.com/doc/102317767″ style=”margin: 12px auto 6px auto; font-family: Helvetica,Arial,Sans-serif; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; font-size: 14px; line-height:…