Archives for November 30, 2008

The Last Recount

An enjoyable overview of the Coleman Franken Recount process all it attends to … “What do we want?” Franken shouts. “PATIENCE!” the volunteers respond. “When do we want it?” Franken asks. “NOW!” the crowd demands. Here Hat tip: Ana

A particular elephant

This particular elephant was one of the nicest elephants I’ve ever met. click for a larger picture I was leading a tour group in the vicinity of the Kruger National Park in South Africa. The local guide suggested that we could take a walk along a particular trail, as long as vehicles stayed near by…

Linux hits the iPhone!

Linux has been ported to the iPhone and iPod touch. Details here. Hat tip: Joe. I gotta get working on this, obviously.


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Rachel on Conan


If that headache plaguing you this morning led you first to a Web search and then to the conclusion that you must have a brain tumor, you may instead be suffering from cyberchondria. This is about a Microsoft publication (in the ‘journal’ Microsoft Research), here, and written up in the New York Times.