Wednesday, July 20, 2005

Firefox: Doing it for love - ZDNet UK Insight We're excited about Microsoft launching IE 7 — it will remind a lot of people that if they want better features they have to spend hundreds of dollars upgrading. [...] Ben Goodger [the lead Firefox engineer] implemented some awesome installation tools so you could copy over your favourites, settings etc. It made Firefox seem like an upgrade for IE.

Wednesday, July 06, 2005

Live 8 concerts cause CD album sales to rocket up to 1,343% - CD "So far the music industry thinks the only proper way to prop up sales is by eliminating free illegitimate sources, adding copy protection measures to media and so on. Well, the Live 8 concert has really shown the way to boost sales by giving their gusts (and others) what they really want - Enjoyable music. "

Tuesday, July 05, 2005

ABC News: Now, the Sun Prevents Skin Cancer -- Right?: "people need to coat themselves with sunscreen whenever they're in the sun. Doing that may actually contribute to far more cancer deaths than it prevents, some researchers think."
I am tired of all this non-sense, couldn't 'researchers' agree on something???

Monday, July 04, 2005

Slashdot | Owner of the Word Stealth 'Protecting' Rightshe has pursued it vigorously in the courts and has even managed to shut down "" (Steal This because the URL coincidentally contains the word "stealth".
how can this happen?????

Friday, July 01, 2005

2000_jan_a3: "I once worked for a company that replaced their drafting boards with a CAD system. But not a dime was spent to train their people. They struggled, secretly drawing on paper, and copying that into the computer. Then the managers complained that they weren't seeing the productivity improvements promised by the CAD vendor."