Friday, March 23, 2007

This week's linkdump

Borders to end its arrangement with Barnes & Noble and Borders to merge? Dogs and cats living together? ("Farkers everywhere briefly turn away from the comfort of their familiar blue and white columned worlds, and ask 'What's a book?' ")

RIAA asks universities to deliver letter from RIAA to students telling them to pay for downloaded music. Universities say no. RIAA asks universities to rat on students who download music. Universities say no. RIAA asks universities to retain and turn over IP address assignments in order to track students who download music. Universities not only say no, but bill RIAA for the time they've wasted.

Separate beds for married couples not enough? Try separate bedrooms. "The quest for better rest is behind the trend as experts say the lack of decent sleep can cause marital tension. ...Snoring, night-time visits to the bathroom, child-care requirements and shift-working can deprive couples of the recommended seven to eight hours of sleep per night."

"Software developers truly believe, in their heart of hearts, that they are typical users."

And half of teacher's can't see this mistake.


F451 said...

They ca'nt?

LindaY said...

How do you miss that honkin' big apostrophe where it doesn't belong? (But then I was an English major...)