Paul Krugman: Where The Productivity Went →
It’s two-thirds the inequality, stupid.
Univ. of Florida Eliminates Computer Science... →
wilwheaton: laughterkey: Forbes.com: The University of Florida announced this past week that it was dropping its computer science department, which will allow it to save about $1.7 million. The school is eliminating all funding for teaching assistants in computer science, cutting the graduate and research programs entirely, and moving the tattered remnants into other departments. Students...
This is so true. →
The Oatmeal on Yahoo’s latest round of stupidity…
Seattle Weekly: Mitt Romney, American Parasite →
Why am I not surprised by any of this. I wouldn’t vote for him if he was running for dog catcher. Are there seriously people out there who think he is the solution?
Squashed: "Private sector solutions" and... →
squashed: Then we have the whole “identity theft” problem. Go to a credit reporting agency’s website. It’s plastered with promises to protect you from identity theft for a small extra fee. (“For a mere $9.99 a month we will help you determine whether the information we sell people about you is accurate. You can pay us to protect you from us.”) Much like healthcare, it makes no sense to me...
Now would be a convenient time to … acknowledge that many of the “small...– Squashed
Jason Snell: iTunes needs an overhaul →
In Mountain Lion we’ve seen iCal become Calendar, the introduction of a Notes application, etc. Why not carve the behemoth that iTunes has become up into small, fast, task-specific pieces that could be integrated to work well together without being a single bloated mess? iOS has Music, Video, iTunes, and the App Store, all separate, all great at their dedicated purposes. Why...