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Genome Slicing Could Slice Society

My blog usually entails writing about stuff more like Gnome, but today, I can write about real genomes. Recently, the NY Times reported that scientists had found an easy way to slice and edit genes. The same scientists have also … Continue reading

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Morals and Copyrights

Table of Contents Background for this article Moral Background Interpreting the Constitution Intentions of Copyrights Society by Said Interpretation From the Wicked Depths of Capitalism Creativity Might Be a Joke Privilege, not Right Utopia Conclusion Appendix: Letter of Thomas Jefferson … Continue reading

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IT Gametime (comic)

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Ripple Credit – Pros, Cons, and Swimming with Sharks

Table of Contents Wacky Intro Background Pros Cons Parting Thought

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The Purpose of Websites is Being Lost

Background for this post I was reading recently on the kissmetrics blog about unforgettable website designs (where a couple of my links came from). If this were the only place I’d looked, obviously my statistics would be quite flawed – … Continue reading

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Future Tech is Pandora’s New Box

According to Greek myth, Pandora was given a box by the gods that was full of evil. But Pandora was curious and, in order to satisfy that natural curiosity, opened the box. The literal story may not be a historical … Continue reading

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Mach > X – The flight industry in the hypersonic range

Introduction Ever since Concordes were abandoned, there hasn’t been much talk in daily society about aircraft traveling high speed. Most of the time, the aviation industry is overshadowed by the computer industry. Really, who can ignore Apple and Microsoft shoving … Continue reading

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The Last Exiles – or – Ignite the Gunpowder with Antifreeze Please

This blog is not intended for anime reviews and I have no intention of turning it into one (for one thing, I don’t watch enough anime). But, having watched Last Exile this past summer and having just finished Last Exile … Continue reading

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Avoiding the Issue = Making Progress in the Software World

The Free Software Foundation (FSF) got around to reporting the Arstechnica article about the problem with software patent “scale”. What is this issue and how is it to be resolved in the real world?

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Ah! The fragrance of spam!

No, I’m not talking about the meat, spam. But there would be equally as much sarcasm if I were!

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