Wednesday, June 30, 2010
A videotape of former LAPD Chief William Bratton was also played for the jury, with Bratton testifying that the police action on May Day three years ago, where police officers charged through reporters and demonstrators while swinging batons, was the most embarrassing moment of his 37-year career as a policeman.
In her live testimony, Patricia Nazario, a reporter with Pasadena-based public radio station KPCC, described a May Day demonstration over immigration policy as an urban war zone."
The Transition Roadable Aircraft, developed by Massachusetts-based engineering firm Terrafugia, will be allowed a maximum takeoff weight of 1,430 pounds, the same allowance made for aircraft designed to operate on water."
Sunday, June 27, 2010
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The domain, which would need further approval before going live on the internet, would be applied to adult entertainment sites just as '.com' is now.
The .xxx internet suffix, which was first proposed six years ago by ICM Registry, a group that sells domain names, 'will provide a place online for adult entertainment providers and their service providers who want to be part of our voluntary self regulatory community.
Friday, June 25, 2010
Monday, June 21, 2010
Friday, June 18, 2010
IT Hell: How the Recession Has Affected IT Jobs
Readers share their tales of woe, survival and redemption from the great recession.
By Doug Barney•06/01/2010
John Doe had what he thought was a terrific job -- director of IT services at a Canadian college -- but then a new college president came in, changed the school's mandate and forced the IT department to cut spending from $8 million to a crippling $6 million a year. It was a 25 percent cut in one whack. At the same time, the IT staff was reorganized and services were cut.
Doe moved on and became manager of IT operations for a small 6-year-old company that dealt with hospitals. The IT operations were "extremely efficient," according to Doe, but not efficient enough for senior management, which hired an outsider as CIO, bypassing Doe's then boss, the IT director. Then things went south.
IT Hell: How the Recession Has Affected IT Jobs -- Redmondmag.com
"Uh oh. 'The Sun is waking up from a deep slumber,' NASA 's Richard Fisher says. It looks like old Sol is going to be in a cranky mood when it becomes fully awake, ready to wreak havoc on gadgets across the globe. Could this be the 2012 disaster superstitious fraidy-cats are babbling about?"
Saturday, June 12, 2010
Simple Regedit hack!
cmd /c “echo BE CAREFUL – X out of the window if you don’t want to delete directory contents && pause && echo LAST WARNING – all files and subdirectories will be deleted && pause && cd /d %1 && del /s /f /q *.* && for /f “usebackq delims=” %%d in (`”dir /ad/b/s | sort /R”`) do rd “%%d”"
Thursday, June 10, 2010
A Free Utility that Creates Bootable USB Drives
Wednesday, June 09, 2010
Best Summaries of World Politics
In all of the extensive research for WantToKnow.info, a few superb summaries have stood out for the breadth and depth of information covered. The engaging summaries below are quite different from each other, yet they are each highly informative in revealing differing angles and aspects of what is going on behind the scenes on the stage of world politics. We must caution, however, that much of the information below does not measure up to the standards of reliability and verifiability normally adhered to on our website. Please consider these summaries as powerful food for thought and discard whatever portions do not work for you.
Friday, June 04, 2010
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