My buddy Rick scanned in ALL of the old comic books he and I used to draw when we were kids. Quite a feat.
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From SNL. Excellent stuff.
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Don’t worry. You’re not the last person to buy an MP3 player. Thanks to the wide array of models and types, millions of marathoners and Sunday mountain bikers are going without digital tunes. It’s 2005, however, and it’s time for you to join the 21st century. Here’s a short guide to picking the best MP3 player for running, indoor workouts or heading into the back country.
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NY Times – Eight years ago, while working late in a darkened computer lab at the University of Seattle, Joe Loughry became fascinated with the lights blinking on the face of his modem. They seemed to be relaying information about the long file transfer he had started, and he wondered exactly how much information the tiny light-emitting diodes were transmitting.
Quite a lot, it turns out.
June 6, 2002
By JOHN BIGGS
In February, Jennifer Pazdan thought that her computer was possessed.
Ms. Pazdan, 21, who graduated last month from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, recalls downloading the popular music-file-sharing programs Morpheus and KaZaA as well as an addictive video game called Snood. Almost immediately her computer started acting strangely. Small windows with ads started popping up on her desktop. Her normally speedy computer took more than 10 minutes to perform simple tasks, and software that she didn’t know she had began causing her Internet browser to crash, forcing her to shut down her computer repeatedly.
She found out later that the programs she had intentionally installed carried a payload of smaller software programs, with names like Bonzi Buddy and Gator, aimed at serving advertisements and tracking her Internet use.
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Portable computers are handy but hereâ€™s a gizmo likely to appeal to real geeks: A server so small it can fit in a pocket.
Realm Systems has developed the smallest Linux server at 1.6 ounces. Itâ€™s the size of a PDA and can be plugged into the USB (Universal Serial Bus) port of any computer.
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