Archive for September, 2007

In Rainbows, the new album by Radiohead, is available as a download starting October 10th. The price? You call it. I’m gonna pay $10. What are the economics of this? Advertisements


MIT Entrance Examination, 1869-70: Exhibits: : Institute Archives & Special Collections: MIT With a little careful study, I think I could have passed.


Rare van Gogh letters offer insight into artist | Lifestyle | Living | Reuters Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh had a simple philosophy for producing good work — “you have to eat well, be well housed, have a screw from time to time, smoke your pipe and drink your coffee in peace.”


Digital smoking: indulgence without the side effects? – gizmag Article Products have recently been released allowing smokers to indulge their addiction and get a nicotine hit, without the harmful chemicals, toxins and cancer-causing poisons released by burning tobacco. These products are a type of “electronic” or “digital” smoking, in part designed to allow smokers to […]


RIA Novosti – Russia – Boy survives two-hour flight to Moscow hanging onto plane wing MOSCOW, September 24 (RIA Novosti) – A 15-year-old boy from the Urals suffered acute frostbite after riding the wing of a Boeing-737 plane on a two-hour flight from Perm to Moscow, Russian radio station Mayak reported on Monday.


Paul Krugman – Op-Ed Columnist – New York Times Blog


Lotus symphony

18Sep07

So I installed Symphony, IBM’s new version of OpenOffice. It has a pretty user interface (looks more like Office 2007 than OpenOffice or StarOffice) and it seems to work just like OpenOffice, but all of the toolbars are different so things might be a bit hard to find at first. One thing I didn’t like […]