Reader's Corner for September 2010

September 29, 2010

Something to contemplate...
[Bob] [Alice]

September 23, 2010

Kosmoceratops, which lived in the swamps of what is now southern Utah, sported 15 full-sized horns

Contender for the most misleading headline award.
[Eve] [Alice] [Bob]

September 20, 2010

Did 9/11 make us all go mad? How fitting, in a weird, crazed way, that the apotheosis of that firestorm nine years ago should turn out to be a crackpot preacher threatening another firestorm with a Nazi-style book burning of the Koran. Or a would-be mosque two blocks from

A very well written piece. We need more real journalism.


September 16, 2010

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for [Alice] and his runs to the sports complex bathrooms

September 15, 2010

Please welcome Guest Blogger, Julian Abagond. Abagond is a middle-class, West Indian, New Yorker; he is also a computer programmer who enjoys ancient Greek. He writes whatever he wants at his blog. In the borrowed post below, he explains that the question is really “Why do Americans think that th...

[Bob] [Alice]

If you enjoyed this blog post, you might enjoy my travel book for people interested in science and technology: The Geek Atlas

Apple is a master of using pricing decoys, reference prices, bundling and obscurity to make you think its shiny aluminum toys are a good deal. These methods could help your business follow in the tech company's pricing footsteps.

Interesting take on things..

September 8, 2010

The University of Baltimore is offering a new course in zombie studies.

A course for [Alice]

September 7, 2010

Psychologists have discovered that some of the most hallowed advice on study habits is flat wrong.

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September 4, 2010

Edhi is not human, he is a saint. What he does seems unreal.He is very frail, and has fainted twice in public.I shudder to think what will happen to the excellent work he is carrying on once he is no more !I can only pray for his well being and good health.Thank you for sharing your thoughts about h...



Well butter my biscuit! Okay, I hope you take this a little bit in tongue and cheek... just a little bit though. I recently saw on Hacker News that ...

for all the gamers

[Bob] [Alice]

September 3, 2010

Lame jokes
[Alice] [Bob] [Mallory] [Eve]

September 2, 2010

Here is a list of courses and innovative resources to help CS students, faculty, and instructors. These are examples of the training Google engineers use to learn new skills.

Helps all CS majors