cautions Eli in a post reminding us that bloggers might get themselves fired if they aren’t careful about what they publish about their jobs.
Archive for February 11th, 2005
We tested Skype with me using a higher-speed connection. We still experienced about a two second delay. My friend kept accusing me of talking over him, but on my end, I wasn’t talking until he had finished speaking. He definitely sounded better. Much of the background noise I heard last night wasn’t there and his [...]
According to a few paragraphs in this Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article, economist Josephine Olson of the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh discovered female librarians are more likely to be overweight than women in business in a study she conducted in 1988. One quote in particular is causing a bit [...]
Aaron Weiss provides a look at "The Unassociated Press", which he considers to be Wikinews, in this New York Times article. He provides an overview of the project, mentions a few specific stories, and has quotes from a few of those involved in the project. If this article were on Wikinews, I would uncapitalize wiki [...]
I finally had the opportunity to use Skype tonight, thanks to an ambitious friend. He sounds much better over Skype than he does on instant messaging. I use dial-up (56K) and he has cable (5,000 K X 384). As he observed, I’m the short end of the stick, the weak link in the connection. I [...]
Word on the Internet is that Google and Wikimedia are in talks about hosting some content. I can’t wait until information about this becomes public. It sounds nifty! Lots on Slashdot, of course, including some words from Jamesday about netrality and server hosting [addendum 2/11]. Addendum 2/12: sj adds to the information on this offer.