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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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Saturday Morning, Montreal

How easy, driving north on I-89 … pausing in Montpelier, then continuing ’til the rolling hills turn flat and prairie-like.  The skies darken, knifing lightning and pelting rain as we span the mighty St. Lawrence … and then viola!  Montreal … Continue reading

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Noodling Around the Internet on a Sunday Morning

Wow … an hour can go by so damn fast here, just going from one thing to another.  I started out down in the kitchen this morning … helping JBD decide what kind of sun tea to make.   Then she … Continue reading

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Former VP Dick Cheney hospitalized for tests

I will refrain from saying ‘most everything that I am thinking, because it is a lovely morning and the air is soft and the day is new.  And who can know the fibrillating vagaries of another’s heart?  All I can … Continue reading

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Friday Flashes!

First off – if you use IE and can’t load JordanCornblog, please note that WordPress developers and designers have been fighting with Internet Explorer browser design issues and they recommend that you use the most recent browsers available, specifically FireFox … Continue reading

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Home Again

I got home yesterday afternoon (early) after a wonderful visit with HollyCornblog and CharlieHopbrew and am now watching the sun rise from my desk in Canterbury.  Catching up is the order of business for today … and I’ll be posting … Continue reading

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Want to protect the future of the Internet on Nov. 4? Contact FCC

Here’s an edited version of an email I got from Media Reform Daily – which directed me to SavetheInternet.com “A huge decision is going to be made on Election Day that could change the lives of millions of Americans. And … Continue reading

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Old Style Arpanet

When I posted that table earlier today (the one I was so proud of because it listed Australia), it raised an interesting question (thanks, CB) that I had been just glossing over in my admitted obsesson with web stats.  What … Continue reading

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Wow – McCain Gets Nasty!

This morning I noticed an anti-Hillary ad on the internet.  At the bottom it said it was paid for by John McCain (of all people).  It uses a crystal ball and an unflattering photo to set her up in a most … Continue reading

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