Daily Archives: 2008-05-26

Pot Luck

According to this BBC News article, “An unwitting passenger arriving at Japan’s Narita airport has received 142g of cannabis after a customs test went awry, officials say.”. Against regulations, an agent hid the training sample in a real passenger’s bag … Continue reading

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Vista Vista

Steve Ballmer is in no way disappointed with Windows Vista. It is selling “incredibly well”, he told a press conference in Herzeliya, Israel today. “Vista sells on almost 100 per cent of all the new consumer PCs around the world,” the … Continue reading

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Quirky Spam

According to Akismet, 89% of all comments are spam. For some peculiar reason, 90% of the spam I get shows up as comments on a single post — my ancient Wikipedia and Nupedia. (Ancient is ambiguous; although the permalink is … Continue reading

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Uniquely Human

I couldn’t miss the chance to refer to an article titled “Critters with attitude”. (Critter is one of my favorite words.) To accompany the article So you think humans are unique? we have selected six articles from the New Scientist … Continue reading

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