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Monthly Archives: November 2006

Murder on Myspace

Very interesting article on how murder in the real world carries over into the virtual one.

Google vs. Yahoo!

I’ve been deliberately using Yahoo! as my default search engine for a long time because I’m annoyed with the ubiquity of Google in the news and the presence of “googling” in our vernacular. However, I have to admit today that from some searches I have performed lately, Google does seem to be the superior search [...]

America/Pakistan joke

A joke forwarded to me by my dearest friend Manish. Parvez Musharraf calls George Bush on September 11, 2001. Musharraf: Mr President, I would like to express my condolences to you. It is real tragedy. So many people, such great buildings… I would like to ensure that we had nothing in connection with that… Bush: [...]

Too much knowledge

I find it disconcerting how much knowledge there is out there. Furthermore, how much knowledge is available for free, whether online or at the library. Take advantage of it all and you can become a real-life Will Hunting (Matt Damon’s character in Good Will Hunting). As I was saying, there is so much knowledge available [...]

William James on meditation

Philosopher William James wrote the following around the turn of the last century: We have lately had a number of accomplished Hindoo visitors at Cambridge, who talked freely of life and philosophy. More than one of them has confided to me that the sight of our faces, all contracted as they are with the habitual [...]

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