Abducted by Aliens

http://www.pitt.edu/~dash/abduct.html The aliens in the legends that follow are not those from outer space, but rather underground people from our own earth: fairies, trolls, elves, and the like.

What is DRM really good for

http://library.duke.edu/blogs/scholcomm/2009/01/10/what-is-drm-really-good-for/ If DRM systems really are being used primarily to suppress competition and prevent innovation, they are working directly in opposition to the fundamental purpose of co…

‘What Just Ain’t So’

http://www.insidehighered.com/views/2009/04/06/alexander ?Reviewing manuscripts can benefit scholars and bring them into a respected circle. It can also inadvertently become detrimental to one?s career. Both roles demand academic rigor and a commi…

A basic guide on setting up a home-based web server

http://hints.macworld.com/article.php?story=20090405155834303 ?If you?ve got any interest in setting up a Mac mini (or other Mac) as a web server in your home, I wrote up my experiences doing just that. ?

Writing a Cover Letter for a Community College Job



A Bit of Fry and Laurie on Shakespeare re-write

Northern Light (on Washington Cabernet Sauvignon)

http://www.chow.com/food-news/53915/northern-light/ Friday, April 6, 2007, by Jordan Mackay A classic Washington Cabernet is different. It can have the same generous fruit of a California wine, but it will also have the acidity and structure of an…

Just 100 users responsible for two-thirds of illegal file sharing

http://www.tgdaily.com/software-features/53728-just-100-users-responsible-for… A team at Carlos III University of Madrid examined the behavior of users who published over 55,000 files on the two main portals of BitTorrent, Mininova and The Pirat…

TNH on Scalzi’s Whatever about Comment Moderation

http://whatever.scalzi.com/2009/09/30/my-comment-deletions-policy/#comment-16… I was surprised by how surprised they were when I said no. As I fruitlessly explained to them over and over again, ?You own your own words. You don?t own the conversa…

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