Weekend Update 10-15-2011

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Panic of the Plutocrats.

The seven biggest economic lies. In text and video. Check it out.

I am not God. And yet I judge as if I were.

Here’s a shocker. ISPs exaggerate the cost of data. Turns out they are a tiny fraction of the cost for fixed networks, are falling, and are likely to fall farther. Even for mobile networks, the costs are much lower than most of the companies are portraying. So basically, all their jabbering about the costs of data? It’s a pure money grab with no basis in reality. Explain to me again why we don’t need to regulate these companies? This is the full report referenced, I believe, in the above.

What the New Deal accomplished. To echo the Professor from the Narnia series, “What do they teach in schools these days?”

The GOP is not just down the rabbit hole; they’re through the looking glass.

Hmmm. Maybe this is why Republicans seem to be rejecting arithmetic altogether.

Felicia Day as Tallis in Episode 1 of Dragon Age: Redemption.

The day I turned down Tim Berners-Lee: Ian Ritchie


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