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Was this cartoon published in 1934 or 2009?

Was this cartoon published in 1934 or 2009?

Isn't that Alan Greenspan on the back of the wagon?

Take this ROM and…

Take this ROM and…

Indie developer Farbs -- creator of 8-bit videogame mashup Rom Check Fail and the later, similarly stylish Polychromatic Funk Monkey -- quit his mainstream job as gameplay programmer at 2K Australia in fitting fashion: he created a playable take on Super Mario Bros that delivers the message far better than any scathing letter could. Play the [...]

Know thy enemy…

Know thy enemy…

Ancient Advertisement: Honeywell’s Electronic Mail

Ancient Advertisement: Honeywell’s Electronic Mail

Correlation does not necessarily imply causation

Correlation does not necessarily imply causation

Are they somehow implying that Mexican produced lemons are superior to the fine lemons produced by General Motors and Chrysler, and that this may be the root cause of the financial crisis we now face? If so, I believe they have a better grasp of the facts than the Federal Reserve.

Google’s April Fools: GMail Autopilot

Google’s April Fools: GMail Autopilot

The easiest email could possibly be. As more and more everyday communication takes place over email, lots of people have complained about how hard it is to read and respond to every message. This is because they actually read and respond to all their messages. Based on responses I've gotten from Google customer service in the past, I don't think [...]

Well at least he is an honest scammer

Well at least he is an honest scammer

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Bus tours of AIG executives’ homes

Bus tours of AIG executives’ homes

Connecticut's Vote Working Families is offering bus-tours of the luxurious mansions of the AIG execs who are in line to receive gigantic, taxpayer-funded bonuses... We're all mad at AIG. Their executives bear a large share of the responsibility for bringing the economy to it's knees, and now the same folks are getting hundreds of millions of [...]

Man in “I <3 My Marriage” t-shirt arrested for choking wife

Man in “I <3 My Marriage” t-shirt arrested for choking wife

This gentleman was arrested on Monday for attempting to strangle his wife. Bradley Gellert, of Apollo Beach, Florida, was indeed wearing the "I heart My Marriage" t-shirt at the time of the arrest. From WTSP: Tampa, Florida - An Apollo Beach man wearing an "I <3 My Marriage" t-shirt was arrested Monday night, charged with choking his wife [...]

Only true /b/tards give each other tips on catching predators

Only true /b/tards give each other tips on catching predators

Family Guy Wins Court Battle Citing Fair Use of Disney’s “Wish Upon a Star”

Family Guy Wins Court Battle Citing Fair Use of Disney’s “Wish Upon a Star”

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Creators of the U.S. television show "Family Guy" did not infringe copyright when they transformed the song "When You Wish Upon a Star" for comical use in an episode, a U.S. judge ruled on Monday. Music Publisher Bourne Co., the U.S. copyright owner of the song made famous in Walt Disney's "Pinocchio," sued Fox Broadcasting [...]

Hosted malware allows n00bs to hack along with the l33t

Hosted malware allows n00bs to hack along with the l33t

Say you've bought a tool for infecting PCs and using them to send spam, harvest bank details and passwords, or some other criminal act -- but you lack the technical wherewithal to install and maintain the tool yourself. Have no fear: a new "cybercrime-as-a-service" industry offers hosted, maintained malware deployments that you can rent time [...]

IT Guy vs. The Users: A war that everyone loses

IT Guy vs. The Users: A war that everyone loses

I've just had a quick article on the wars between corporate IT and tech enthusiast employees published in the Harvard Business Review. I've been on both sides of that barricade, and while I understand the plight of IT, I think that it's against everyone's interest to give them to power to lock employees out of figuring out better ways of using [...]

Badass of the Month: Vassilis Paleokostas

Badass of the Month: Vassilis Paleokostas

What do you get when you cross Jesse James, Robin Hood, and Jack Bauer in the body of a giant, bearded, bald Greek man? Meet Vassilis Paleokostas. This crazy, utterly fearless dude is public enemy number one in Greece, and probably one of the most badass motherfuckers to come from the country since the days of our friend Leonidas. Vassilis' [...]

Mario seen on the steets of New York City

Mario seen on the steets of New York City

Did you know Kernel 2.6.28.7 was dubbed “Erotic Pickled Herring?”

Did you know Kernel 2.6.28.7 was dubbed “Erotic Pickled Herring?”

Apparently, this has been going on through the whole 2.6 tree... LOL. 3 SUBLEVEL = 28 4 EXTRAVERSION = .7 5 NAME = Erotic Pickled Herring 6 7 # *DOCUMENTATION* 8 # To see a list of typical targets execute "make help" 9 # More info can be located in ./README 10 # Comments in this file are targeted only to the developer, do not 11 # [...]

Tempers Flare as Recession Creeps into Tech Industry

Tempers Flare as Recession Creeps into Tech Industry

I don't believe this guy for a second. Whenever people make up BS stories like this (and I've read quite a few from this guy's blog), they always cast themselves as some kind of fighting expert. "I am the only one of the two that did not involuntarily leave his feet that day. A small crowd had semi-gathered to watch the show but it was over as [...]

Open Source = Communism

Open Source = Communism

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New websites allow patients to rate doctors, doctors seek gag orders to silence them

New websites allow patients to rate doctors, doctors seek gag orders to silence them

The anonymous comment on the Web site RateMDs.com was unsparing: "Very unhelpful, arrogant," it said of a doctor. "Did not listen and cut me off, seemed much too happy to have power (and abuse it!) over suffering people." Such reviews are becoming more common as consumer ratings services like Zagat's and Angie's List expand beyond restaurants and [...]

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