IBM about to layoff 100,000 US employees? This is big news, and is currently being soft pedaled by the powers that be. I guess the recent stock market run has emboldened the IBM management to cash out while the getting is good. Great show of backbone there, while the run up is going on. Shows… Continue reading I, Cringely – Is IBM about to layoff 100,000
Includes comments from two Knight Ridder reporters who were interviewed in the show. read more | digg story
Rush reaches down inside himself to hit that new low. Kick that Oxycontin drug-addled fool off the airwaves. He’s got as much right to Freedom of Speech as Osama bin Laden. read more | digg story
Glad to see Bill back on PBS. Tonights show was all about pre-war press coverage. Everyone was on a mission to prevent them as being seen as un-patriotic. The winds politically were blowing that way in Washington D.C. and every beltway media outfit fell in line. As Bill Moyers points out the columnists, all of… Continue reading Bill Moyers Journal
Robot warriors should be allowed to mix it up among themselves freely, autonomously deciding to blast enemy weapon systems. Many enemy “systems” would, of course, be themselves robots, so it’s clear that machine-on-machine violence isn’t a problem. The difficulty comes when the automatic battlers need to target humans… read more | digg story
Now the old workmate from Stanley had some useful features. But the WorkBench is truly a marvel. It’s not just clamps, but a just big enough work surface. And there’s a power strip built right in. Sweet! read more | digg story
I don’t know how anyone who cannot fix a Macintosh computer could ever hope to fix a problem on a Windows PeeCee. The dipper into many domains is the master of none. I’ve mastered no domains, but I have learned a few tricks. That’s why people think I’m smart. I’m not smart, just lucky. And… Continue reading Hoo boy! The ignorati rule the earth
Let’s say you got a guy, some guy, a fellow who’s pretty well educated. He’s spent a lot of money on his education. And he’s a good student, worked really hard followed all the rules recommendations, didn’t take the lazy way out. Then say there’s this other guy, equally well-educated and has common interests with… Continue reading Dialectical,… indeed?!
Who knew? Intel is jumping in with both feet to compete agains the likes of Samsung and Sandisk. It’s going to be a wild, wilde ride. read more | digg story
Martin Durkin has about as much credibility as any Holocaust Denial perpetrator, or any Kansas City School Board who wants to discredit Evolution because it has the word ‘theory’ in its title.