Daily Archives: October 28, 2009

Stupid Ideas Are Still Stupid Even When Amazon Does Them

This is funny: Amazon has apparently just patented a “system and method for marking content,” in which the text of a e-book could be changed slightly with any particular download in order to distinguish that copy from other copies — so if the document is then let loose on the Internets, it could theoretically be […]

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Quick Win7 and BlackBerry 5.0 Updates

Earlier in the week I upgraded both my computers to Windows 7 and my BlackBerry Storm to the BackBerry 5.0 OS, so I thought I’d do a quick review of both. And the review is: Hey, I like both just fine. They make sense, the make my electronic thingies run better, at least on the […]

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