Free vs Freely Distributed →
Shared by pberry Yeah, thanks Mark, but Gruber said it shorter and better. With the publication of Chris Anderson’s new book Free, the discussion about the role of free, today and in the future…
Qwertial Aphasia →
Shared by pberry So, I wonder how much Warren hates this one. Maybe I should share each one just to find out. What do you think, Ben?
Limbaugh: "I don't know" where Obama... →
It’s true, I don’t know if Rush Lumbaugh rapes goats or not.
PC World’s Nationwide 3G Network Testing →
Shared by pberry Once you get rid of the crappy phone you realize what a crappy underlying service you have… PC World commissioned an extensive nationwide 3G test in the U.S.: The AT&T…
Disparate impact →
Since judge Sonia Sotomayor was nominated to the Supreme Court by President Obama, one case in particular has captured people’s attention — Ricci v. New Haven. Judge Sotomayor joined a 7-6 majority…
Stop Password Masking →
Jakob Nielsen: Usability suffers when users type in passwords and the only feedback they get is a row of bullets. Typically, masking passwords doesn’t even increase security, but it does cost you…
Robert Reich's Blog: "What Can I... →
You don’t like what Obama is doing? Do something, other than bitch and moan.
Malcolm Gladwell Reviews ‘Free’ by Chris Anderson →
I’ll preface my recommendation of this book review by telling you that I’m a big Gladwell fan, and that I think Chris Anderson is a hypocritical blowhard who tells you to give your work away for…
There will be blood →
Well the good folks at Palm have decided it wasn’t enough to steal our ideas — now they want to steal our customers too. Which is funny, because for the past two years they’ve been going…
Opera Software reinvents complete irrelevance •... →
If a thousand bombs have to fall for the world to be rid of multibyte character sets, then so be it.
Pastor Invites Flock to Bring Their Guns to... →
Shared by pberry What could possibly go wrong? In Louisville, Ky., a sign that American gun culture is thriving despite, or perhaps because of, President Obama.
U.S. Intel: Off the Mark on Iran | Newsweek... →
Shared by pberry Hey, look! We still don’t shit about shit when it comes to what goes down inside Iran. Neat! Newsweek magazine online plus daily news, features and commentary from our global…
Iranian envoy: CIA involved in Neda's... →
Shared by pberry If you were Iran, wouldn’t you blame the CIA for fucking everything? The United States may have been behind the killing of Neda Agha-Soltan, the 26-year-old Iranian woman whose…
Creep of the Week: Clarence Thomas →
The New York Times: Justice Clarence Thomas was the only member of the court to conclude that the strip search of Savana Redding did not violate the Fourth Amendment. He asserted that the…
9 ways to keep your marriage healthy - CNN.com →
Shared by pberry Maybe #1 should be don’t cheat. Just sayin’ First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes decades of time together strewn with a minefield of potential relationship wreckers….
The Lessons of Mark Sanford’s Hike →
Some political claim chowder for your enjoyment. ★
Limbaugh On The Sanford Affair: It's... →
Conservatives Write Off Sanford as a National... →
Shared by pberry Wow… “It’s not helpful,” said Grover Norquist, the president of Americans for Tax Reform. “This is a guy who clearly could have been in the running as a serious presidential…
Shared by pberry Yup. tl;dr version: If you’re going to say something, have something to fucking say.
Report: S.C. governor says he was in Argentina -... →
Shared by pberry This just gets better and better! South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford did not spend the last five days hiking the Appalachian Trail — as his staff indicated — but instead was in…
Methodist University Hospital Confirms Steve... →
Shared by pberry I understand sucking up to the WSJ, but why the big FU to the NYT? Not that I mind…just curious. Statement from Jobs’s hospital: I am pleased to confirm today, with the…
Madoff lawyer seeks 12-year sentence for client -... →
Shared by pberry Not that I disagree that 12 years is too short, but there is some confusion here between justice and vengeance. Bernard Madoff’s lawyer has told a judge scheduled to sentence the…
Holy fuck, if I was the Flash Engineering Manager,... →
Shared by pberry Ha! Holy fuck, if I was the Flash Engineering Manager, I’d be roaming the halls with a taser, a box of salt and a wet towel, screaming his name.
The Gay Marriage Debate →
A handy overview… Click image for complete chart. Thanks to Slog tipper G. Yip. [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Daily Kos: Midday open thread →
Shared by pberry I read this when the “green” thing first started and then lost it. I’m glad I found it. Solidarity gets cheapened when it’s done so superficially, so painlessly, and towards no…
Dvorak in 2007: Apple Should Pull the Plug on the... →
Shared by pberry Hey, at least Dvorak is consistent. Consistently wrong… Tasty claim chowder ★
Mystery solved: South Carolina governor taking a... →
Shared by pberry Yeah, still boned for 2012. His GOP opponents will do the dirty work… A mystery surrounding the whereabouts of South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford was apparently solved late Monday…
AWOL South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford has entire... →
Shared by pberry Scratch one 2012 GOP hopeful. Where in the world is South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford? The governor went missing four days ago and his state is in a tizzy. Sanford ditched his…
FiveThirtyEight: Politics Done Right: Special... →
Shocking that in this day and age you can buy a vote in Congress. And by “shocking” I mean “shocking how cheap it is”
Haven't We Been Here Before →
I know they have a nice organic market-sounding name, but these health co-ops senators have just invented are basically how HMOs were originally structured and marketed as the way to save the…
A hilarious, genuinely 1950s card I found in a... →
A hilarious, genuinely 1950s card I found in a thrift store and sent to Christa back when we were wooing each other.
Apple: Which iPhone 3.0 Software Features Does My... →
Shared by pberry Wow, my not that old iPhone sure looks old on this chart. Definitive chart from Apple. ★
Sarkozy says burqas have no place in France |... →
Shared by pberry And in a really controversial statement, he also said bikinis had to go. PARIS (Reuters) - President Nicolas Sarkozy said on Monday that burqas, garments that cover women from…
Damages of $1.9 million could backfire on music... →
Shared by pberry Ya think? LOS ANGELES (Billboard) - The recording industry secured a resounding victory last week when a Minneapolis jury awarded the four major labels $1.92 million in damages…
ASCAP Wants To Be Paid When Your Phone Rings →
Shared by pberry Oh ASCAP, you so crazy. ASCAP (the same folks who went after Girl Scouts for singing around a campfire) appears to believe that every time your musical ringtone rings in…
Shared by pberry Way to go WaPo. This seems like a really bad move. WaPo lets him go. That sucks. What Glenn says.
Consumers could get up to $4,500 toward new car -... →
Shared by pberry SILENCE! Nobody should tell business what kind of cars they make…especially customers. What the hell do they know about making cars? Here’s how the plan works: Car owners could…
Calif. Aid Request Spurned By U.S. -... →
Shared by pberry Kinda what I thought would happen… The Obama administration has turned back pleas for emergency aid from one of the biggest remaining threats to the economy — the state of…
Shared by pberry Snap!
DailyTech - Apple Patches Java Hole Nearly a Year... →
Shared by pberry I know Apple isn’t in love with Java, but this is just way too much fail… Fortunately no serious damage was done during the meantime
GOP activist DePass apologizes after joking on... →
Shared by pberry Wow, that’s quite dickish. A prominent South Carolina Republican killed his Facebook page Sunday after being caught likening the First Lady to an escaped gorilla.
On Bernie Madoff
Kroft: well at least the SEC finally caught Bernie and stopped him
Markopolos: no he turned himself in
Kroft: that's odd
Markopolos: no that's how the SEC works - they like to wait until evildoers show up on their doorstep
Kroft: so it's like Bush and Bin Laden
AT&T: No Extra Cost for iPhone MMS Messaging →
What’s telling about this news is that it needed to be reported in the first place, so low is the opinion of AT&T. No decent carrier would charge extra for MMS, especially considering AT&T’s already…
The Associated Press: Sarah Palin: Letterman owes... →
Well, she’s lost Joe Six-pack on this. Oh, wait…I forgot cognitive dissonance. Never mind!
The Associated Press: Gates: US must stop civilian... →
Surrender monkey jokes in 3…2…
Google Finance: Apple Inc. →
Shared by pberry Oh innernet…you so crazy I have written about 5 complaints to Google about the spam. I plan to continue doing the same. If everyone would do this, I think we could get it…