Gerry Canavan

the smartest kid on earth

Monday Night Linkdump

with 4 comments

* Don’t be evil: It looks as if Google has committed itself to killing Net Neutrality. Discussion at MeFi.

* Terrible flooding in Pakistan.

* Now so-called scientists have ruined the Bermuda Triangle, too. Where’s your sense of wonder, science? Where’s your sense of wonder? (via Alex G.)

* Temp U: Colleges are beginning to move their adjuncts off-payroll.

* Big Think is blogging a “Dangerous Idea” a day all month. The thing is they’re all terrible ideas.

* Lost Star Wars sequel footage found.

* Definition of a masochist: Mets’ fan who watches his team lose a one-run game to the hated Phillies, then hopes the Red Sox will beat the Yankees to make up for it.

* And President Maddow lets loose against Bill O’Reilly.

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  1. You’re a little late on the google thing. The news has already reversed itself: http://www.engadget.com/2010/08/09/google-and-verizon-publish-joint-policy-proposal-for-an-open-in/

    Alex

    August 9, 2010 at 5:03 pm

  2. No, it’s just the spin different people put on it. The discussion and links in the MetaFilter thread suggest to me that the pro-Google spin is really wrong on this.

    gerrycanavan

    August 9, 2010 at 5:06 pm

  3. Oh, you’re right. I had just seen Engadget’s article.

    Alex

    August 9, 2010 at 5:23 pm

  4. gerrycanavan

    August 10, 2010 at 4:18 am


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