Category Archives: Self Checking Market

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Geek Wins Copyright Lawsuit Against Corporation — kdawson, Slashdot

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How Dumping TV Allowed Me to Quit My Job, Create an Online Business and Fund My Retirement Account — Blog

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Cavalcade of Homeowner Holdouts
Mark Frauenfelder, BoingBoing

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Horseshoes and Hand Grenades: Joel Johnson Returns…to Spank Us All for Supporting Crap — Joel Johnson, Gizmodo

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You’d think it was a simple request
Darth Dilbert, Return of the Conservatives

“If you thought the customer/tech support from AOL was horrendous, they have nothing on the brain trust at PeoplePC. It began on 7 December just after noon when I received an email from them [PeoplePC Member Services] with the subject, “Welcome to the PeoplePC Online Experience!” I found this odd seeing as how I never [...]

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Stalled Career? 10 Tips
Kate Lorenz, on MSN

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YouTube sued over copyright infringement
Greg Sandoval, CNET News

YouTube has risen pretty far pretty fast, but this is not without its problems. Here’s more links: Is YouTube a flash in the pan? – Greg Sandoval, CNET News on MSN YouTube’s new policy says: we own your content – Xeni Jardin, BoingBoing More on YouTube’s controversial new terms and conditions – Xeni Jardin, BoingBoing

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Cancelling AOL – Vincent Ferrari, insignificant thoughts

This apparently happened a few weeks ago, but Drudge just posted about it today, so I’m finally hearing about it. Here’s the original audio that is causing such a stir: The Nightmare of Cancelling AOL – Here are more links to the chatter about this on the internet: How hard can it be to [...]

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Mystery man throws his money away… literally!
London Daily Mail

At least, as far as we know, he has the decency to give away his own money…

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“Weapon of Mass Destruction” Targets Sex Shop In Waldo
Grayson Kamm, FirstCoastNews

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Money Talks – Quinn Cummings, the QC Report

QC battles her tendency towards unconscious consumption.

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5 ways to face our nation’s “Wimpy” mentality – Jim Jubak, MSN Money

“I would gladly pay you Tuesday for a hamburger today.”

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‘Adapt to new technology or die,’ Murdoch tells newspapers – AFP

He said it, but who will listen?

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She makes her father proud – James Lileks, Minnesota Star-Tribune

His 5-year-old daughter calls the TV dumb and turns it off all by herself.

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She’s done with Wal-Mart.

Chewymom had a particularly heinous experience at her local Wal-Mart, and she has finally had it with them. I’ve heard some annoying things about Wally-World, but this one takes the cake…

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Lileks + Slight Cold + American Consumerism = Very Funny

James Lileks was in fine form a week ago, when he talked about his adventures in the oldest mall in the country whilst (and at the same time) recovering from a head cold