Last night a broadcast tv network station serving my area covered a story on the local evening news about luring to the area a high tech company that produces nanometers. ??? Aren’t nanometers a unit of measure? Did I miss something?
In today’s New York Times there’s a fun article about Fantasy Congress, a new policy wonk’s game fashioned after fantasy sports teams. So far points come only from introducing legislation, but the developers promise more options in the future.
I can just hear Jay Leno saying something along the lines of, “Fantasy congress? I [...]
Tom, October 23rd 2006
I suppose many of us could say, “I told you so!” Yes, it is true, according to a Reuters report (thanks to AL Direct from ALA citing the San Diego Union-Tribune) publishers are finding an increase in sales:
Publishers are starting to report an uptick in sales from Google Inc.’s online programme that lets readers [...]
Tom, October 18th 2006
This just in from the Washington Post: Commerce Department discovers more lost computers.
Okay, I understand that accidents happen and equipment on occasion goes missing. But, puleeeez! We seem to be having an epidemic in the greater Washington, DC region regarding missing government laptops containing valuable, sensitive data. The potential privacy breaches are [...]
Tom, September 22nd 2006