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Monthly Archive December, 2004

sometimes things work out

December 30, 2004

I ordered the wrong kind of cable for my digital image system, and the seller is shipping the right one to me — without even waiting for the other to be returned. eBay’s feedback system needs to go to 11 for moments like this. Now playing: You Can’t Hide by Maktub from the album “Khronos”

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would a warning system have helped?

December 29, 2004

Since a tsunami has a large wave length, tsunamis act as a shallow-water wave even in deep oceanic water. Shallow-water waves move at a speed that is equal to the square root of the product of the acceleration of gravity (9.8 m/s^2) and the water depth. For example, in the Pacific Ocean, where the typical […]

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It’s as bad as he says

I’m coming around to seeing Cory is right to be as indignant as he is. Cory responds to Wired Editor on DRM: I would be sure that every single review of a DRM device carried the following notice: WARNING: THIS DEVICE’S FEATURES ARE SUBJECT TO REVOCATION WITHOUT NOTICE, ACCORDING TO TERMS SET OUT IN SECRET […]

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shared giving

December 28, 2004

Buy Generously: So Belle and I are donating the humble proceeds from our Amazon Associates Account for the quarter. So far that comes to almost exactly $100. A nice round number to pony up for starters. Given that I have resolved to donate x, where x = my commisions, you might consider buying some Amazon […]

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