Wes Phillips

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Wes Phillips Posted: Oct 12, 2006 1 comments
New positions for you and your faithful companion.
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Wes Phillips Posted: Feb 26, 2006 0 comments
Speaking at the Music 2.0 conference in Los Angeles on February 23, Yahoo Music's general manager Dave Goldberg startled listeners with a statement probably never previously heard from the head of a for-pay digital music service: Lay off the DRM.
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Wes Phillips Posted: Mar 28, 2005 0 comments
Yamaha Electronics Corporation has introduced four new A/V digital home-theater receivers equipped with XM Satellite Radio capability (XM-Ready). The $649.95 RX-V757, $549.95 RX-V657, $449.95 RX-V557, and $349.95 RX-V457 will allow users to plug an XM Connect-and-Play home antenna into the Yamaha XM-Ready A/V receiver and activate the XM service to receive 150-plus digital radio channels—no other accessories or installation are required. Using XM's industry-leading chipset technology, as well as a new proprietary chip and signaling protocol, the XM Connect-and-Play home antenna is capable of receiving XM's satellite and terrestrial signals, in addition to performing channel tuning, decoding, and audio transmission functions.
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Wes Phillips Posted: May 09, 2006 0 comments
In other words, yawns are contagious.
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Wes Phillips Posted: Aug 29, 2007 1 comments
A new story by Roddy Doyle. 'Nuff said—except that the "f-bomb" is dropped in the second graf. Of course, I already said it's by Roddy Doyle.
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Wes Phillips Posted: Sep 15, 2006 0 comments
Bagheera, uncharacteristically agrees with the tabby. "You guys are pathetic."
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Wes Phillips Posted: Nov 14, 2006 0 comments
"In [Daniel Kehlmann's] first novel translated into English, the 31-year-old literary wunderkind's breezy, sometimes charming and ultimately inconsequential work follows the actual lives, careers and eventual intersection of two of Germany's brightest scientists: explorer, geographer and naturalist Alexander Von Humboldt and the astronomer and aptly crowned 'prince of mathematicians' Carl Friedrich Gauss."
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Wes Phillips Posted: Apr 19, 2006 1 comments
Asking good questions is a skill that can be taught—and should be.
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Wes Phillips Posted: May 16, 2006 1 comments
As a member of the Park Slope Food Coop, I've been seeing signs warning of an international organic banana shortage for months now, but I assumed it was just a seasonal fluctuation, coupled with last year's brutal hurricane season. The New Scientist claims it may be a genetic apocalypse.
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Wes Phillips Posted: Oct 25, 2007 0 comments
Greg Stepanich ponders the 25th anniversary of Glenn Gould's death, commenting that "1982 was an unpropitious year to die for a man who found such a great creative outlet in technology."


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