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Powerset.com Vs Ask.com ( Ask wins big in our test searches )

There was a lot of news recently about if Powerset should sell, or play David and Goliath with Google.  I vote sell. The concept is good, but they are more of an Ask competitor than a Google competitor, and we Read More

HR 2764, 2008 federal pay raise, Troop Withdrawl and Moving In God We Trust

Why are bills so mismatched, HR2764 Just signed in to law has something for everyone.  Get the troops out of Iraq, relocate the words "In God We Trust" on this years 6 state quarters, and a pay raise for federal Read More

Authority according to Google

Getting found is not only about having the right stuff on your page, but also having the right people to link to you.  So if you want to really boost your own page rank you need to get one of Read More

The Original Pledge of Allegiance did not say Under God, nor of the United States of America

Francis Bellamy (1855 – 1931), a Baptist minister, wrote the original Pledge in August 1892. He was a Christian Socialist. Francis and his cousin Edward share credit for the ideals laid down in the Original Pledge of Allegiance, which didn’t Read More

Tibetan Endangered Music Project

David Pescovitz: Threatened by modernization and Chinese imperialism, Tibetan folk music is sadly vanishing into the dustbin of global culture. In an effort to preserve the traditional tunes, students at Qinghai Normal University are making digital field recordings of traditional Read More

Tibetan Endangered Music Project

David Pescovitz: Threatened by modernization and Chinese imperialism, Tibetan folk music is sadly vanishing into the dustbin of global culture. In an effort to preserve the traditional tunes, students at Qinghai Normal University are making digital field recordings of traditional Read More