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  • Blog Post: NYT: In Online Musical, the Mad Doctor Is In

    Excerpt from New York Times Article: In Online Musical, the Mad Doctor Is In http://www.nytimes.com/2008/08/02/arts/television/02horr.html It should come as no surprise that “Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog,” Joss Whedon’s 42-minute online musical, has been greeted like the second coming of, well, “Buffy...
  • Blog Post: NYT: Who Altered British TV? 'Who' Indeed

    Excerpt from New York Times Article: Who Altered British TV? ‘Who’ Indeed http://www.nytimes.com/2008/06/15/arts/television/15lyal.html CARDIFF, Wales RUSSELL T DAVIES, perhaps the most admired writer and producer working in British television drama, was once confronted at a wedding by a fellow guest...
  • Blog Post: NYT: Chocolate, ‘Part of a Balanced Diet’?

    Excerpt from New York Times Article: Chocolate, ‘Part of a Balanced Diet’? http://thelede.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/06/02/chocolate-part-of-a-balanced-diet/index.html In a British newspaper today, a 37-year-old man claimed to have settled into an extraordinary lust for Mars chocolate bars. A...
  • Blog Post: NYT: The Alpha Geeks

    Excerpt from New York Times Article: The Alpha Geeks http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/23/opinion/23brooks.html In 1950, Dr. Seuss published a book called "If I Ran the Zoo." It contained the sentence: "I’ll sail to Ka-Troo, and bring back an IT-KUTCH, a PREEP, and a PROO, a NERKLE, a NERD, and a...
  • Blog Post: NYT: Microsoft Is Joining Low-Cost Laptop Project

    Excerpt from New York Times Article: Microsoft Is Joining Low-Cost Laptop Project http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/16/technology/16laptop.html After years of conflict, Microsoft and the computing andeducation project One Laptop Per Child, have reached an agreement that will putWindows on the organization’s...
  • Blog Post: NYT: Microsoft to Share More of Its Technology

    Excerpt from New York Times Article: Microsoft to Share More of Its Technology http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/21/technology/reuters-microsoft.html REDMOND, Wash. (Reuters) — Microsoft said Thursday that it would make key technology elements of some of its best-selling software widely available...
  • Blog Post: NYT: Sorry, Boys, This Is Our Domain

    Excerpt from New York Times Article: Sorry, Boys, This Is Our Domain http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/21/fashion/21webgirls.html THE prototypical computer whiz of popular imagination— pasty, geeky, male — has failed to live up to his reputation.Research shows that among the youngest Internet users...
  • Blog Post: NYT: Microsoft Opens Game Development

    Excerpt from New York Times Article: Microsoft Opens Game Development http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/technology/AP-Microsoft-Xbox.html SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Microsoft Corp. said Wednesday itwill make Xbox 360 video games developed by players available for downloadthrough the console's online service...
  • Blog Post: NYT: Microsoft Giving Away Developer Software

    Excerpt from New York Times Article: Microsoft Giving Away Developer Software http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/technology/AP-Microsoft-DreamSpark.html Filed at 2:08 a.m. ET MY COMMENT: https://downloads.channel8.msdn.com/ To download the Times Reader, click here . Published with BlogMailr
  • Blog Post: NYT: Monkey's Thoughts Propel Robot, a Step That May Help Humans

    Excerpt from New York Times Article: Monkey’s Thoughts Propel Robot, a Step That May Help Humans http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/15/science/15robo.html If Idoya could talk, she would have plenty to boast about. On Thursday, the 12-pound, 32-inch monkey made a 200-pound, 5-foot humanoid robot walk...
  • Blog Post: NYT: Web Playgrounds of the Very Young

    Excerpt from New York Times Article: Web Playgrounds of the Very Young http://www.nytimes.com/2007/12/31/business/31virtual.html LOS ANGELES — Forget Second Life. The real virtualworld gold rush centers on the grammar-school set. MY COMMENT: To download the Times Reader, click here . Published...
  • Blog Post: NYT: A Chapter of 'Jackass' as Web Test

    Excerpt from New York Times Article: A Chapter of ‘Jackass’ as Web Test http://www.nytimes.com/2007/12/13/business/media/13movie.html LOS ANGELES — Paramount Pictures is lurching ontothe Web with its “Jackass” franchise, with what it says will be thefirst studio-backed feature film to have its...
  • Blog Post: NYT: For Toddlers, Toy of Choice Is Tech Device

    Excerpt from New York Times Article: For Toddlers, Toy of Choice Is Tech Device http://www.nytimes.com/2007/11/29/technology/29techtoys.html SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 28 — Cellphones, laptops,digital cameras and MP3 music players are among the hottest gift items thisyear. For preschoolers. MY COMMENT...
  • Blog Post: NYT: Making Social Connections and Selling Cookies

    Excerpt from New York Times Article: Making Social Connections and Selling Cookies http://www.nytimes.com/2007/11/21/business/media/21adco.html FOR decades, Nabisco has sold cookies called Social Teaand crackers called Sociables. Now a competitor, Pepperidge Farm, is going allsocial, too, by entering...
  • Blog Post: Announcing release of Ruby.NET (community edition) version 0.9

    Cool News!!!!!! From: Wayne Kelly Sent: Monday, November 19, 2007 6:58 PM To: Frank Arrigo Subject: Announcing release of Ruby.NET (community edition) version 0.9 Hi frank, We are please to announce the release ofversion 0.9 of Ruby.NET, you can download it now from our new home...
  • Blog Post: NYT: Amazon Pitches a Wireless iPod for Books

    Excerpt from New York Times Article: Amazon Pitches a Wireless iPod for Books http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2007/11/19/amazon-pitches-a-wireless-ipod-for-books/index.html Jeff Bezos, Amazon's founder and chief executive,introduces its new e-book, called Kindle (Mark Lennihan /Associated Press)Amazon...
  • Blog Post: NYT: A Night With Chumby

    Excerpt from New York Times Article: A Night With Chumby http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2007/11/14/a-night-with-chumby/index.html One of the wonderful defining moments of the earlyInternet was the Web cam that was pointed at the coffee pot in the Universityof Cambridge Computer Laboratory in November...
  • Blog Post: NYT: Don't Open This Cookie (Disastrous Day Inside)

    Excerpt from New York Times Article: Don’t Open This Cookie (Disastrous Day Inside) http://www.nytimes.com/2007/10/08/business/smallbusiness/08fortune.html The messages in fortune cookies are typically vague,banal and optimistic. But some cookies are now serving up some surprisinglydownbeat advice...
  • Blog Post: NYT: Microsoft Rolls Out Health Records

    Excerpt from New York Times Article: Microsoft Rolls Out Health Records http://www.nytimes.com/2007/10/04/technology/04nd-soft.html Microsoft is starting its long-anticipated drive into theconsumer health care market by offering free personal health records on the Weband pursuing a strategy that borrows...
  • Blog Post: NYT: NBC to Offer a Free Video Download Service

    Excerpt from New York Times Article: NBC to Offer a Free Video Download Service http://www.nytimes.com/2007/09/19/business/20nbc-web.html NBC Universal, acknowledging that viewers areincreasingly moving away from traditional television viewing, announced planstoday for a service that will make...
  • Blog Post: NYT: Software via the Internet: Microsoft in 'Cloud' Computing

    Excerpt from New York Times Article: Software via the Internet: Microsoft in ‘Cloud’ Computing http://www.nytimes.com/2007/09/03/technology/03cloud.html SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 2 — The empire is preparing tostrike back — again. MY COMMENT: To download the Times Reader, click here . Published...
  • Blog Post: NYT: We're All Geeks Here

    Excerpt from New York Times Article: We’re All Geeks Here http://www.nytimes.com/2007/08/01/movies/05darg.html THEY came, they saw, they conquered and were conquered inturn — willingly, deliriously, gratefully. With dazed smiles,sweat-stained Superman T-shirts, pink hair, deathly pallor, yards...
  • Blog Post: NYT: Video Game Matches to Be Televised on CBS

    Excerpt from New York Times Article: Video Game Matches to Be Televised on CBS http://www.nytimes.com/2007/07/28/arts/television/28vide.html The magic of television has already transformedeverything from motorcycle acrobatics to poker into living-room spectatorsports, not to mention turning competitive...
  • Blog Post: NYT: 23-Year-Old Eats His Way to Hot Dog Title

    Excerpt from New York Times Article: 23-Year-Old Eats His Way to Hot Dog Title http://www.nytimes.com/2007/07/04/nyregion/04cnd-hotdog.html The top dog is top dog no longer. MY COMMENT: Kobayashi has been beaten! To download the Times Reader, click here . Published with BlogMailr
  • Blog Post: NYT: A High-Definition Media PC That Evokes Legendary Technology

    Excerpt from New York Times Article: A High-Definition Media PC That Evokes Legendary Technology http://www.nytimes.com/2007/06/14/technology/14alien.html According to urban legend, aliens crash-landed in the desert outside Roswell, N.M., and their remains are hidden in the Air Force’s Hangar 18...
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