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Technorati, Live 8 Team Up

The folks at the blog search engine Technorati have teamed up with the organizers of the Live8 concerts to create an “Blog Central? where they’ll be aggregating blog posts about the concerts. I’m considering going to the Live8 Philly concert, but a friend of mine is in town that weekend so I am not sure […]

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Data Mining: So Hot Right Now

> WaPo: “Pentagon Creating Student Database“ > NYTimes: “Age 16 to 25? The Pentagon Has Your Number, and More“ From the NYTimes story: The Defense Department and a private contractor have been building an extensive database of 30 million 16-to-25-year-olds, combining names with Social Security numbers, grade-point averages, e-mail addresses and phone numbers. The department […]

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WaPo and Tina Brown

The Washington Post put this quote from today’s column by Tina Brown on the main page of their website: “Maybe it’s a secret fantasy of girl-on-girl action that makes Ed Klein obsess about Sen. Hillary Clinton’s supposed lesbian ethos.? What journalistic purpose is this serving? Couldn’t the space be better used? Actually, Why Tina in […]

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Whose Neighborhood?

“Welcome to the Neighborhood? is a new reality TV program on ABC: Seven families arrive at the dream home – a 3300-square-foot house with four bedrooms and two-and-a-half bathrooms located on a prime piece of real estate in a cul-de-sac near Austin, Texas. The competing families, each in their own unique way, enthusiastically meet and […]

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Bolo Ties Off Limits at High School Graduation

There’s an interesting little scandal I found on the AP wire this afternoon brewing in Pomfret, Maryland an outer suburb located southeast of D.C. There, a student with Cherokee ancestory wore a bolo tie instead of a fabric one at his graduation ceremony, and school officials have withheld his diploma pending a meeting with the […]

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