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Worldview 2.0 - The evolution of the binary mind

Saturday 2 June 2007 @ 7:33 pm

When I went to elementary school, we discussed things like children do. We said what we liked, what we didn’t care about or what we flat out hated.
Then I went to secondary school (at least I think that’s what Americans would call it). There the teachers wanted to teach us to discuss issues like grown-ups […]

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What’s happened to blogcatalog?

Friday 1 June 2007 @ 5:11 pm

Could anyone please tell me where blogcatalog.com went?
Yesterday it was up, then down, then up before it went down completely. Now www.blogcatalog.com forwards you to siteproplus.com.
Not that I can’t live without it, but I grew rather fond of it, especially after they introduced their forums.
Does anyone know what happened there? Any announcements I missed? A […]

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We are Google. Resistance is futile. You will be data mined.

Thursday 24 May 2007 @ 10:43 pm

I just read an article about Google on the Financial Times Website.
What peaked my interests were these quotes from Google’s CEO Eric Schmidt:
We are very early in the total information we have within Google. The algorithms will get better and we will get better at personalisation.
The goal is to enable Google users to be able […]

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Why bother with Second life, when you’ve got a first one to finish?

Saturday 12 May 2007 @ 12:57 am

Disclaimer: I’ve never “played” Second Life and I don’t intend to do so. Ever. This rant is not born out of dissatisfaction with the product.
No, I’m overcome with extreme annoyance whenever I hear someone mentioning Second Life. Especially if it is referred to as a game.
Second Life is not a game. It’s a giant 3D […]

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Steve Johnson - The genius of environmental comedy

Tuesday 17 April 2007 @ 4:21 pm

In 2005 U.S. sources released 7.26 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide and other heat-trapping gases. That’s an increase of 0.8 percent from the previous year. The average increase per year since 1990 has been 1.2 percent.
Of course one could think that this slower growth could have to do with a petite little hurricane called […]

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