Yay, back home, finally, after another long week on the road again...
Unexpected. "The seemingly-endless parade of bad economic news, which time after time is described in the press as 'unexpected.' Apparently it is always a surprise when left-wing economic policies don't work. It happened again today, with the announcement that new unemployment claims rose to a nine-month high of 500,000." It would be funnier if it wasn't our lives.
Union member fired for attempting to unionize union's employees. I am not making this up.
Kindle and iPad displays, up close and personal. Not only is the resolution on the Kindle better - as shown in these 400X pictures - but the contrast is *way* better, especially in bright light. No comparison, really.
More on P ≠ NP: inside everybody's favorite million dollar math proof. I love that everyone knows P ≠ NP, but proving it appears to be NP :)
The Rise of the MAMILs. (Middle-aged men in lycra.) "Flashy sports cars are out, now no mid-life crisis is complete without a souped-up road bike." Very cool, and I love my bike, but I disagree that flashy sports cars are out :)
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This is so funny, remember I told you my Mom was the only person I knew who used their iPad? Well Bloomberg reports the iPad leads Apple to the elderly. Probably not the main market but how cool is that?
Wired: The Web is dead. They must be desperate for circulation, this is the dumbest thing ever. From the magazine that ran The Long Tail too.
Picture of the week: A bike shop with 120 bikes on their facade. I love it! A sure-fire way of attracting MAMILs :)