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Wes Phillips Posted: May 22, 2006 0 comments
Rob Pegoraro, The Washington Post's personal technology editor, reviews Microsoft's Windows Media Player 11, which MS claims, possesses an ease of use and simplicity to match iTunes." As if MS would recognize ease of use if it bit them in their text assembler.
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Wes Phillips Posted: May 18, 2006 0 comments
Wired has published key documents from the EFF's lawsuit against ATT&T for allegedly cooperating with the NSA'S domestic surveillance program. Former AT&T tech Mark Klein, who outed these documents, also offers his commentary.
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Wes Phillips Posted: Mar 16, 2006 0 comments
I'm a huge New Yorker fan, so I wanted this soooo bad when I heard about it—however, every review makes it seem less and less appealing.
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Wes Phillips Posted: Apr 17, 2006 0 comments
John Atkinson just emailed this link asking, "Have you blogged this?" Well, no—although I do believe I emailed it to him back in ought-three. Disirregardless, it's a good'un.
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Wes Phillips Posted: Jun 12, 2008 0 comments
As the May issue was being put to bed, the Internet was all aflutter over a proposal by digital strategy consultant Jim Griffin to have Internet Service Providers (ISPs) levy a $5 surcharge—a "network licensing model"—on all broadband users. Under this model, Griffin proposes that ISPs collect the fee, which would then be paid into a pool to "compensate music-copyright holders." Griffin says that consumers who do not download digital music files would not be forced to pay the surcharge, but that he anticipates "70–80% would pay" for all the content they could download.
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Wes Phillips Posted: Jul 17, 2007 0 comments
Jack London's forgotten The Road.
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Wes Phillips Posted: Mar 30, 2007 0 comments
I got wishbone in my pocket
I got a rabbit's foot 'round my wrist
You know I'd have all the things these lucky charms could bring
If you'd give me just one sweet kiss, rowr, rowr, rowr
Baby, I ain't askin' much of you
Just a big-a big-a hunk o' love will do.
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Wes Phillips Posted: Dec 20, 2005 0 comments
Unsurprisingly, it's a long story.
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Wes Phillips Posted: Sep 28, 2006 0 comments
My definition of a brilliant book review is one that interests you in a subject you wouldn't have devoted five seconds to—interests you enough to spend many hours contemplating it.
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Wes Phillips Posted: Dec 30, 2005 0 comments
Gee, that's funny. I bought the same thing, only mine is shaped like a house.