Tuesday, November 30, 2004

Sunday, November 28, 2004

TCS: Tech Central Station - The Faith-Based Encyclopedia: "To see what Wikipedia is like I chose a single article, the biography of Alexander Hamilton. [...] this article has been 'edited' over 150 times. [...] Contrary to the faith, the article has, in fact, been edited into mediocrity."
Slashdot | Former Turkish DMOZ Editor Draws 10 Months In Jail: "H. Ertas, a Turkish editor of the Open Directory Project (www.dmoz.org) has been sentenced to 10 months in prison after being found guilty of editing a category about the Kurdish Workers Party (PKK)."

Saturday, November 20, 2004

Where do you want to go, Aiden? "The whole thing about “free software” is a lie. It’s a dream created and made popular by people who have a keen interest in having cheap software so that they can drive down their own cost and profit more or by people who can easily demand it, because they make their money out of speaking at conferences or write books about how nice it is to have free software."

Thursday, November 18, 2004

Slashdot | Ballmer Threatens Linux Patent Lawsuits "Today Microsoft warned several Asian countries that using Linux could subject them to lawsuits, claiming that Linux violates '228 patents'. Apparently, Steve Ballmer believes he can enforce U.S. law in Asia."

Tuesday, November 09, 2004

Mozilla readies Firefox 1.0 release | CNET News.com: "After 19 months of development, two name changes and more than 8 million downloads of its preview release, the Firefox browser is finally turning 1.0."

Monday, November 08, 2004

State IQ vs Income vs Politics, ok previous post was a joke.

Sunday, November 07, 2004

US Election 2004, results listed by average IQ, states with higher IQ voted Kerry, states with lowest voted Bush.
AnandTech: "A few months ago I put Dothan (90nm Pentium M) to the test and compared it to an equivalently clocked Athlon 64 and a high-end Pentium 4. In general application performance, a 2GHz Pentium M actually outperformed the desktop chips and even in gaming and workstation applications the Pentium M was competitive, all while running at significantly lower temperatures with much lower power requirements."
Legit Reviews - Modding: Single-Layer to Dual-Layer
How organized religion, not net religion, won it for Bush | The Register: "Hawaii, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Connecticut, New York and California have the highest broadband penetration and all went to Kerry. Meanwhile, Mississippi, South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming and New Mexico have the lowest penetration and all went to Bush."

Tuesday, November 02, 2004

Lawrence Lessig: "today, politics is religion — and neither are to be discussed among people who disagree."