October 2008

Friday, 31 October 2008

The Call of Cthubuntu

Ryan Paul: “It was then that I decided to take my inquiry to the next level. I had to try extracting the CD from the horrifying case and boot a computer using it. What folly and hubris could compel a sane man to pursue such unwholesome mysteries?”


Lazyweb and Missing Persons

So maybe the Internet plus my Google rank will cause people with whom I’ve lost touch to find me.


Wednesday, 22 October 2008

20% of antenna users to let TV sets go dark in 2009

ars technica: “The survey only included responses from viewers who watch over-the-air television, but this group actually includes very few Americans.”


Friday, 3 October 2008

Sweetener Controversy Grows, Funding For Many Of The High Fructose Corn Syrup Studies Came From Companies With A Financial Stake In The Outcome

CBS News: “Critics say it contributes to weight gain and tricks your body into wanting to eat more. And a lot of health-conscious people think it’s a toxic chemical concoction that can’t be good for you.” – …and some people actually test these theories with experiments instead of constructing artificial “opinions on shape of the earth differ” narratives to meet their daily word quota.