Daily Archives: August 20, 2013

Three Years


This particular blog began on August 16, 2010.

Three damn years ago.

And I missed the anniversary date.


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More Teclast P89 Mini Photos

More advanced photos of the Intel Atom-powered Teclast P89 Mini have been published [Google English].


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R.I.P. Writer Elmore Leonard


Elmore Leonard website

New York Times: Elmore Leonard, Who Refined the Crime Thriller, Dies at 87

Wikipedia: Elmore Leonard

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Barnes & Noble Tries To Un-Titanic Nook Media

Barnes & Noble Reports Fiscal 2014 First Quarter Financial Results

The NOOK segment, which consists of the company’s digital business (including devices, digital content and accessories), reported revenues of $153 million for the quarter, a decrease of 20.2% from a year ago. Device and accessories sales were $84 million for the quarter, a decrease of 23.1% from a year ago, due to lower unit selling volume. Digital content sales were $69 million for the quarter, a decline of 15.8% compared to a year ago, due in part to lower device unit sales as well as the comparison to The Hunger Games and Fifty Shades of Grey trilogies. Excluding the impact of these two titles, digital content sales decreased 6.9%.

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A Line Has Been Crossed

Forced Exposure ~pj

You’ll find all the laws in the US related to privacy and surveillance there. Not that anyone seems to follow any laws that get in their way these days. Or if they find they need a law to make conduct lawful, they just write a new law or reinterpret an old one and keep on going. That’s not the rule of law as I understood the term.

Bold and redfacing added by me.

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