Thursday, 21 August 2008

Today’s phischbits

Doc Searls Weblog ยท Is Yahoo a better search engine than Google?
Doc Searls runs some search tests on his old blog, and learns that Yahoo’s consistently coming up with better results than Google.
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Breaking Bad Spending Habits
Good common sense advice that too many of us these days don’t use. One way I’ve changed my book buying habit is to buy books when they hit the sale rack at Barnes & Noble, or if new, at Costco where they’re deeply discounted. I’m also utilizing BookMooch a lot more.
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The myth of the white minority - The Boston Globe
Jeff Jacoby’s latest. As our impending adoption of a “Hispanic” baby looms closer (truthfully, any moment now), my wife and I found this fascinating.
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i.engadget.com - Engadget for your iPhone or iPod touch - Engadget
“So far in 2008, the iPhone, iPhone 3G, and iPod touch account for some 95.8% of all mobile views on the site. We’re not even kidding.” So they decided to optimize the popular gadget/technology web site for the iPhone/iPod touch.
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Commuter Flights Grounded Thanks To Bumbling TSA Inspector - Aero-News Network: The Aviation and Aerospace World’s Daily/Real-Time News and Information Service
“This was an extraordinarily dangerous incident, folks. The TSA has neither the mandate nor the knowledge to inspect any aircraft for any reason.” Craig Hockenberry sums it up pretty well on Twitter: “So when the TSA actually causes a plane to crash, will we still put up with their s**t?”
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posted on August 21, 2008 1:56 AM




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