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Entries for March, 2009

Obama Sides With RIAA, Supports $150,000 Fine per Music Track | Threat Level from Wired.com

The Obama administration for the first time is weighing in on a Recording Industry Association of America file sharing lawsuit and is supporting hefty awards of as much as $150,000 per purloined music track. The government said the damages range of $750 to $150,000 per violation of the Copyright Act was warranted. “The remedy of […]

Cops help dream up high-tech police car – CNN.com

ATLANTA, Georgia (CNN) — Imagine the Batmobile busting bad guys in Bismarck, North Dakota, or “Knight Rider’s” KITT corralling criminals on the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Carbon Motors Corp.’s E7 concept vehicle was on display recently near the U.S. Capitol. Carbon Motors Corp.’s new high-tech cop car prototype might not be quite up to superhero specs, but […]

Beware of the next fire drill!

A fire alarm rang at 4 pm in a large office campus when almost all employees were present ( approx 5,000 people ). As per past fire-drill practices, the entire office was quickly evacuated within 3 minutes, and all employees gathered outside the complex in designated areas waiting for further announcement. Before long, the fire […]

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With Age Comes Wisdom

A guy is 70 years old and loves to fish. He was sitting in his boat the other day when he heard a voice say, ‘Pick me up.’  He looked around and couldn’t see any one.  He thought he was dreaming when he heard the voice say a gain,’Pick me up.’ He looked in the […]

Valued Employees

To All My Valued Employees, There have been some rumblings around the office about the future of this company, and more specifically, your job. As you know, the economy has changed for the worse and presents many challenges. However, the good news is this: The economy doesn’t pose a threat to your job. What does […]

Zimbra tops Google’s Gmail with 40 million paid mailboxes | The Open Road – CNET News

It’s impressive to be able to give away 31.2 million free Gmail accounts, as Google has. It’s even more impressive to get customers to pay for 40 million mailboxes, as Zimbra reported today, representing a sharp spike from the 20 million paid mailboxes reported in early 2009. The secret to Zimbra’s success? Innovation and integration, […]

Why I don’t take the bus!

Un car fait demi-tour sur un pont – Vidéo humour

Bobcat, Polaris Announce Alliance – Money News Story – KCCI Des Moines

North Dakota-based Bobcat Co., known for its skid-steer loaders, is forming an alliance with snowmobile-maker Polaris Industries Inc. It’s a move both companies hope will add customers and boost profits as they battle an economic slump. Polaris CEO Scott Wine says his company will make work vehicles and sell them to Bobcat for sale through […]

Seth’s Blog: The panhandler’s secret

When there were old-school parking meters in New York, quarters were precious. One day, I’m walking down the street and a guy comes up to me and says, “Do you have a dollar for four quarters?” He held out his hand with four quarters in it. Curious, I engaged with him. I took out a […]