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Marc Andreessen has an excellent rundown on his blog of the issues and possible outcomes in the Microsoft-Yahoo takeover battle -- something that virtually any newspaper I can think of would be pleased to run as an analysis piece. With the help of a couple of corporate M&A lawyers, he outlines the various strategies that…

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NYT becomes an aggregator

by Mathew on November 1, 2007

An interesting move by the New York Times: it has effectively added a blog-aggregation news feature to its technology pages, as described by Richard MacManus at Read/Write Web. In the middle of the site there's a column of the top tech headlines from around the blogosphere -- in other words, a very Techmeme-like feature --…
Peng Shulin was cut in half after getting run over by a truck in 1995, and lost the lower half of his body. Doctors did skin grafts to seal up his torso, but he has been bed-ridden for years -- until now. Scientists at the Chinese Rehabilitation Research Center created a kind of plastic housing…

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Technology and evil

by Mathew on April 19, 2007 · 2 comments

Dave Winer makes a good -- and yet frightening -- point about the Virginia Tech shooter's use of video, etc. clipped from www.scripting.comI said we hadn't forseen this use of the technology because, as utopians, we tend to look for the good stuff. I liked to think I had a balanced view, and could see…

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Aaron Swartz is an interesting guy. One of the co-founders of Reddit, the Digg-like recommendation engine that was recently bought by the Conde Nast magazine-publishing empire, his blog often has long and thoughtful posts with a refreshingly different perspective. His latest is no exception: In a post entitled "Everything Good is Bad For You," he…

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