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Mechanical Turk

So, have you heard of the Mechanical Turk? It’s rather fascinating service on Amazon that I’ve been exploring recently. Basically, it’s a venue where developers can post tasks that computers can’t do, but humans can. These are generally repetitive tasks … Continue reading

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Maintenance Notice!

My web host tells me that they’ll be doing some kind of maintenance tonight … WHEN: Saturday, August 21st 2010 | Start time: 10:30 PM EST – 7:00AM EST So if you’re looking for JordanCornblog between those hours, it sounds … Continue reading

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Sundry Sunday Stuff

Morning everybody! It’s looking like a good reading day here in New Hampshire, although it’s early yet! The Bookeaters had an excellent meeting at the Exeter Inn last night, where we broke bread and discussed The Lincolns: Portrait of a … Continue reading

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Missing Smarty

I don’t know about you, but in all the Big Brown hoopla, I often found myself missing Smarty Jones and wondering what had become of him. The Philly Phenom hit the world stage after winning the Kentucky Derby in 2004 … Continue reading

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I Made Jeff Bezos and George Bush Happy This Week

Yup, I did. It’s kind of a drag to admit the latter .. but there it is. How, you ask? What could possibly please these two rather different versions of homo erectus? (And yes, I mean erectus. Have you ever … Continue reading

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