So Microsoft wants to buy Yahoo. I would hate to see Yahoo’s culture assimilated by Microsoft, especially after visiting Yahoo to see what its like. I believe Wired’s claim that the Microsoft and Yahoo are not too far apart is a bit optimistic: Yahoo might appear more laid back, but the two are culturally closer […]
So I’m trying to study for my upcoming math course exams. I was recommended by my instructor to use MathXL, “an online homework, tutorial, and assessment system,” by Pearson Education. This web app sucks because I can’t even use the damn thing. The registration process used SSL and required a “strong” password (it complained about […]
Ars Technica explains how the RIAA won the Thomas case. Judging from the article, the evidence was very clear-cut against Thomas and it’s not surprising that she lost given the circumstances. It’ll be interesting to see how future RIAA trials play out that rely on more contentious interpretation of Copyright law.
What would happen if feedback at a corporate business meeting was like internet comments? A CollegeHumor video.
Deal-a-day site Woot has launched another sub-site: Woot Sellout, which offers deals through Yahoo! Shopping. They’ve been offering stuff for $0.01 for the last few days, which is great if you can stay up until midnight Central time to catch it. (I got three USB mice for $5.03 with shipping.)
I headed over to Facebook to check my News Feed; however, due to site maintenance I’m unable to login. I wonder what kind of maintenance would require my account to be “frozen” like this for such a long time? Some messages in my Inbox appeared empty last night, perhaps something went wrong in that department. […]
The second day I was in California, my friend Dav Glass gave me a tour of the Yahoo! campus in Sunnyvale. The appearance and general vibe I received while I was there took some getting used to: everyone seemed excited to be there. They had good reason to be: they have their own beach volleyball […]
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