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wed 27 mar 02

now this is a cool thing.

come to think of it, there must be one hell of an improv show going on in heaven right now ...

rip, mr. television.

of course, napster and others can be construed as advocating a sort of 'serial' copying; a different animal altogether. i seem to remember the magic number was 10 copies; that makes you a felon. i could be wrong ...

aw, 'cmon ... you're telling me you didn't make tapes for your friends? mp3 quality blows, just like cassette tapes ...

in reference to the eisner article, the audio home recording act of 1992: "no copyright infringement lawsuit may be brought based on consumers' noncommercial use of digital or analog recording devices to copy prerecorded music." tough noogies, mike. that's the current law ...

andrea shows us where she's teaching ...

ah, moto guzzi ...

i haven't been able to get a blessed ... or even a damned ... thing done today. nada. too much 'static' ...

check out podlob. is there an altar at which i can worship?

slate: campaign reform's real losers.

slashdot: gobeproductive 3.0, office xp killer.

the reg comments on yellow dog linux ...

ny times: dudley moore, actor, dies at 66. see ya 'round, dud.

urlwire: arelis eases the job of negotiating reciprocal linkage. if this does what it says it does ...

lycos: europe looks to cut motorcycle emissions.

freshmeat: mod_ssl 2.8.8-1.3.24, gnome commander 0.9.5.

mandrake linux 8.2 ppc beta is out.

macuser.uk: firmware glitch held up imacs.

ananova: over-55's are discovering the internet.

security focus: always on, always vulnerable: securing broadband connections.

new statesman: the great game, the mathematical accomplishments of john nash. hmmm. not complete; where's von neumann in this?

newsday: after the oscars, is the future brighter for minorities?

guardian.uk: dreams and reality. yes.

bbc: van gogh 'fake' declared genuine.

times of india: new papers shed light on ibm's role in the holocaust.

times of india: aspirin doesn't always help with heart. apparently some have a 'genetic mutation' against aspirin's blood thinning effects ...

another strange day. guess it's gonna be a strange week ...

cool site, flash. see if you can find the navigation ...

ny times op-ed: federal interference in assisted-suicide.

ny times letters to the editor: bring back elaine.

ny times: the most seductive equation in science: beauty = truth.

ny times: psychologists get prescription pads, and furor erupts. i'm torn on this one; i worry about the risks involved. but through troubled friends, i've found that psychology in concert with medication yielded the greatest benefits for them. psychiatrists merely doped them silly; psychologists alone talked them to death. but the combination of proper meds with targeted psychotherapy (consider the meds getting you in the right state of mind to engender change) was effective. i am no expert, i'm merely relating my observations based on a very small sample.

santa fe new mexican: sadly, not even the native american reservations have escaped the scourge of aids.

reuters: software blocks limited, say experts. i still think '.xxx' is a good idea.

reuters: e.u. hits back at u.s. over steel tiff.

reuters: bush signs campaign finance law.

cnn: n.j. releases controversial 'racial speeding study.' hmmm. we could do the same thing in new mexico and predict that more hispanics are pulled over, simply because of the population breakdowns. is that racial profiling? it can be. one has to look at the nature of individual pull-overs.

cnn: mysterious 'black blob' floating near florida.

nice day. gotta sit down and make a list of items to accomplish ...