A student who wrote a violent short story on a school computer may face 10 years in prison. Prosecutors say they are trying to prevent more school massacres; the student’s defenders say they’re fighting attempts to criminalize thought. By Kim Zetter. via [Wired News] < p dir=”ltr”> Boy, am I lucky that this sort of […]
Also in EWeek, Spencer the Kat reports that at at a recent conference, during his keynote Don Box spotted Miguel de Icaza and called “Miguel, I brought an employment application. Your ass is mine!” Do you think Jack Messman laughed or blanched when he heard?
EWeek reports that IT workloads are rising and the cause is an increase in new projects and not so much from layoffs. This from a survey of 1,400 CIOs by Robert Half Technology. But about 2 pages later, they have articles that convincingly forecast flat IT budgets for 2004. To me that spells tech projects moving off shore […]
Somewhat disappointed by last night’s Marin premiere of “Step Into Liquid,” the surfing documentary whose original trailer was just about the best 5 minute film I’ve ever seen. The highlight of the trailer was a sequence in which the basso profoundo announcer says “And including…” (sea begins to rise) “…the much anticipated footage from…” (ocean is now […]