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A Break From The Ordinary

September 1, 2008

Although it strays from the usual content found on this blog, I would like to point to an article by Yves Engler [via Chris Hannah/] A Case Study In Canadian Hypocrisy. The article outlines how the Canadian media’s portrayal of China as a human rights violator and evil dictatorship is hypocritical considering Canada’s own involvment […]

Notable News

August 5, 2008

Instead of writing a bunch of small articles that just paraphase articles on various tech sites I thought I’d post a couple links. Steve Jobs: MobileMe “not up to Apple’s standards” [via Ars Technica] Jetpack Inventor Answers the Hard Questions (and One Fun One) [via Gizmodo] Daily Mail claims iPhone nano ready for Christmas, the […]

George Carlin Dies at Age 71

June 23, 2008

I was saddened to learn that George Carlin, the provocatively hilarious comedian, author and sometimes actor passed away earlier today of heart failure. He reportedly entered the Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica early this morning for chest pains and around 6pm his heart failed him. Carlin is most known for his edgy comedy, […]