When I Used to Work for Bill Gates: A Programmer's Story

When i graduated from college, in 1991, I started working for Microsoft on the Excel team. I was supposed to come up with a new programming system so users could automate Excel. In those days at the company, we used to have these things c alled BillG reviews, at which Bill Gates personally went over […]

George Carlin – Seven Words You Can't Say On TV

Send the kids out of the room, ’cause this one still manages to shock, even decades later. A taped version of the classic routine that put this brilliant comedian on the map. We’ll miss you George. <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3 _Nrp7cj_tM”>read more | digg story

Power User's Guide to Firefox 3

You already know about Firefox 3’s marquee new features, but now it’s time to dig deep and unearth the shortcuts, tweaks, and even Easter eggs that Mozilla marketing doesn’t mention. In honor of today’s official release of Firefox 3, let’s dive in pa st it’s most talked-about feature-set into its lesser-known power uses, tricks, and […]

Flobots – Handlebars

Music video for Denver hip hop band the Flobots. Their message is very strong and full of meaning. There’s A War Going On For Your Minds. read more | <a href="http://digg.com/music/F lobots_Handlebars_2″>digg story

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The Big Story You May Have Missed During the Obama v Clinton

I’d like to call your attention to a major story you may have missed: the Senate Intelligence Committee’s 200-page “Phase II” report on how the Bush administration used — and abused — pre-war intelligence in the run-up to the war in Iraq. Duh, but it’s nice to see that the committee had voted 10-5 to […]

Kucinich presents 35 articles of impeachment against Bush

An Ohio Democratic lawmaker and former presidential candidate has presented articles of impeachment against President George W. Bush to Congress. Thirty-five articles were presented by Kucinich to the House of Representatives late Monday evening, air ing live on CSPAN… read more | digg story

What's new in Firefox 3? Check out this demo!

A quick overview of some of the new features in the soon-to-be-released Firefox 3. The fact that it is a video demo is nice because it shows you the new functionality rather than describing it in words with one or two screen-shots. This tactic does a better job of preparing users for the new version. […]

It's solar power's time to shine

The dirty little secret of the energy biz these days is that exploration executives don’t want to see $130 oil, $12 natural gas or $4 gasoline any more than we do. For they fear two words that strike terror into the hearts of oilmen everywhere: deman d destruction. read more | digg story Mark, has […]

Unusual Light Patch Under Phoenix Lander on Mars

Is that ice under the Phoenix spacecraft on Mars? Quite possibly. Phoenix, which landed a week ago, was expected to dig under the Martian soil to search for ice, but the lander’s braking rockets may already have uncovered some during descent. < br />read more | digg story I have been using this product for […]