Sony BMG settles NY radio probe for $10 million: “Instead of airing music based on the quality, artistic competition, aesthetic judgments or other judgments, radio stations are airing music because they are paid to do so in a way that hasn’t been disclosed to the public,” Spitzer said at a press briefing.
Jesse points out another example of stupid security. Manitoba MP Pat Martin is being held up at airports: Pat Martin says he’s “getting fed up” with the screening procedures that have prompted frustrating ticket-counter delays with Air Canada on two occasions. “I can assure you I’m not a security risk, but I am about to […]
What’s wrong with my printer? Originally uploaded by shrub. My Canon i950 has started printing horizontal bands across everything but yellow and black. Any idea what’s wrong or how to fix it? I spent some time on the phone with Canon tech support, and changing the paper type to photo paper and the document type […]
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When you sign up to accept payments, the folks over at Kagi (aside: why does www.kagi.com work and kagi.com doesn’t?) send you a Perl script you can adapt to process and validate registration keys. It’s bad. No. It’s really bad. It would make Wil Shipley vomit. First off, the thing won’t even run, because it […]
James points out a great NY Times article, “A Livable Shade of Green“: Newly released data show that Portland, America’s environmental laboratory, has achieved stunning reductions in carbon emissions. It has reduced emissions below the levels of 1990, the benchmark for the Kyoto accord, while booming economically. (Aside: If you haven’t read Natural Capitalism, do […]
canadiens.com fuels speculation: â€œThere will certainly be a discussion with the Penguins organization about whether they are prepared to entertain any offers for the top pick,â€ said the GM. â€œWith a pick as high as No. 5 we are definitely in the ballpark of teams that would be [capable of moving up in the draft], […]
insensitive pricks: A manager at a Hull IT company told staff they could not observe the two-minute silence for victims of the London bombings, unless they deducted time from their lunch break.
Bush stands beside more than four flip-floppers.