Microsoft Paid NFL $400 Million To Use Surface, But Announcers Call Them iPads
That sounds like pretty much every sportsing description ever!
The Hobbit: the Battle of Five Armies Trailer Released
I thought the movie was an accurate view of the book, as can be seen here: http://lotrproject.com/blog/20...
Did Google Tip Off EU About Microsoft Browser Ballot?
If I was looking for nits to pick, I could greater nit than this.
How many nits could a nit picker pick, if a nit picker could pick nits?
Ex-Sun CEO Warns Oracle of Death By Open Source
There are lots of languages that run on the JVM. At my current work, we regularly use Scala and Groovy alongside our existing Java codebase.
Apple Blindsides More AppStore Developers
Tim Bray wrote about this situation years ago: http://www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/200x/2003/07/12/WebsThePlace (and I think I heard the "sharecropping" term used from earlier, too). Essentially, when developers work on a platform owned by someone else, you are fully at their mercy.
Secret Copyright Treaty Leaks. It's Bad. Very Bad.
America is only a subset of humanity.
I originally read that as "America is a set of subhumanity", which seemed a bit harsh.
Linked In Or Out?
Having some sort of online presence is a great way to control (or at least influence) the image about you online. There's a heap of stuff on google about personal brand management. This one looked like it had a lot of relevant points regarding why you should consider this to be important: http://www.bruceclay.com/blog/archives/2008/04/building_personal_brand.html
Colfer Asked To Write Sixth HHGTTG Book