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Wednesday, June 30, 2010
Tuesday, June 29, 2010
"The operator sits in front of the screen and if he or she sees one set of players concede goal after goal after goal after goal, the video images then help them to decide whether or not those players are good at football."
Also: “The use of television has been a source of controversy in the sport, but experts insist it offers a fool-proof method for determining whether a team is good at football or whether it is simply a collection of absurdly over-compensated, second-rate commercial brands with ghastly, vulgar wives(sic).” Yikes!
Posted by Link Jockey at 10:28 AM
Sunday, June 27, 2010
Party, founded in December by a comedian, Jon Gnarr, to satirize his country's political system, ran a campaign that was one big joke.". Then he won the election.
Posted by Link Jockey at 8:16 AM
Tuesday, June 22, 2010
“The Dunning–Kruger effect is a cognitive bias in which ‘people reach erroneous conclusions and make unfortunate choices but their incompetence robs them of the metacognitive ability to realize it.’" (Wikipedia)
There’s an article written by documentary-maker, Errol Morris, about the Dunning–Kruger Effect in an NY Times blog.
Posted by Link Jockey at 3:40 PM
Wednesday, June 9, 2010
Posted by Link Jockey at 10:43 PM
10 Things Your Internet Provider Really Doesn´t Want You To Know
Posted by Link Jockey at 1:22 PM
Tuesday, June 8, 2010
The author posits that the new Microsoft phone is the first glimpse at Microsoft’s plan to overtake Apple and Google. Imagine all your information can be stored on a Microsoft server, and you’re able to access your content on your mobile phone, your computer AND your TV/Xbox with one login and password, anywhere in the world.
It sounds like what everyone else is trying to do, except that Microsoft already has access to your information from: Hotmail, Microsoft Office, Xbox Live, your contact list, calendar info, Windows Mobile, and unlimited streaming music from the Zune servers.
Posted by Link Jockey at 10:37 AM