979; The Line Between Sour and Sweet One of the graphic design tools that I use almost every day is a little free program called Cocoapotrace, which is a Mac port of an open-source program called Potrace. So far as I can tell, the downloadable program lives on a Japanese Geocities page, and every time I think about updating my version of OS X, I’m terrified that it’ll break the program’s compatibility and I’ll be up a creek. I’ve made the decision multiple times in the past that a working version of Cocoapotrace is worth more to me on a day-to-day helpfulness basis than all the other features of a new OS.
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AT&T Boss Asks Employees to Fake It AT&T has "asked' its employees to fake it in the fight against Net Neutrality. The company’s top policy officer sent a memo to workers on Monday urging them to hide their company affiliation before posting anti-Net Neutrality comments to the Federal Communication Commission’s Web site. “We encourage you, your family and friends to join the voices telling the FCC not to regulate the Internet,” AT&T Senior Executive Vice President James Cicconi wrote in an internal communiqué forwarded to Free Press (and posted here ). “It can be done through a personal e-mail account by going to www.openinternet.gov and clicking on the ‘Join the Discussion’ link.” Coming from one of the company’s most senior executives, it’s hard to imagine AT&T employees thinking the memo was merely a suggestion.
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The blogosphere is full of armchair critics spouting off opinionated rants. But until recently, ranters without blogs of their own were largely consigned to obscurity. Not anymore. New services like coComment let internet users track, store and automatically republish comments they post on other people's blogs. While coComment is still a work in progress, bloggers seem intrigued by a concept that kicks the pack-rat narcissism of self-publishing up a notch. News: A New Way to Tame Chaos of Flames
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By Steve Almasy CNN Monday, October 10, 2005; Posted: 2:00 p.m. EDT (18:00 GMT) (CNN) -- In 1994, most people had to call the bank to check their balances. Or inquire in person, or wait for a paper statement to arrive in the mail. Baseball box scores were found in the newspaper. The Internet transforms modern life
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