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To Catch A Wiener

13 Jun 2011 / in Humor, News

cant see the video? click here. NEW YORK — Foes and supporters of embattled Representative Anthony Weiner yelled at each other in front of the New York Democrat’s district office yesterday as congressional leaders called on Weiner to resign because of his sexting scandal. “He’s not fit to be our congressman,’’ said Jim Scott, 61, […]

Ai Weiwei’s New York Project to Go Forward, With or Without Him

Can’t see the video? Click here. Ai Weiwei’s surgery in Munich: Ai Weiwei’s surgery in Munich apparently went smoothly – two holes drilled in his head on Tuesday (or Monday evening?) to remove 30 ml of fluid from his skull. He says the pressure in his head has gone and so has the pain. He’d […]

Thursday, July 8th Conference – Learning With Purpose

28 May 2010 / in Merchandise, News, Posts

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Well, These New Zuckerberg IMs Won’t Help Facebook’s Privacy Problems

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his company are suddenly facing a big new round of scrutiny and criticism about their cavalier attitude toward user privacy. An early instant messenger exchange Mark had with a college friend won’t help put these concerns to rest.  According to SAI sources, the following exchange is between a 19-year-old Mark […]

Mark Bittman Eat My Heart Out

Feeling a little like leftover mexican? Think it has anything to do with what you shove into you’re greasy gullet? You might just be right. Nutrition is simple, but the truth seems to be that people let the market make their dietary decisions for them. Imagine food as sex. Do you want cheap superficial mindless […]

Google joins the titans of Silicon Valley lobbying

] With great power comes even greater headaches. Just ask Google. The company’s transition from upstart to Goliath has multiplied its legal and policy problems. There may be no better measure of this phenomenon than Google’s expansion of its lobbying activities on Capitol Hill. In just five years, the search engine giant has gone from […]

District 9 is popular

07 Sep 2009 / in Blog, Movies, News, Torrent

With over a million downloads in less than 24 hours, Peter Jackson’s Sci-Fi thriller District 9 is well on it’s way to becoming the most pirated movie of 2009. The huge download spike is caused by a DVD quality version of the movie that leaked onto various BitTorrent sites yesterday. In the present day and […]

Inaugural: “Air and Simple Gifts” by John Williams performed by Yo-Yo Ma

Violinist Itzhak Perlman, cellist Yo-Yo Ma, clarinetist Anthony McGill, pianist Gabriela Montero — offered the premiere of Air and Simple Gifts, composed for the occasion by John Williams (some of you know him better as the composer of the Jurassic Park or Jaws themes). A solid studio recording of the track has yet to be […]