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Google works to be less evil

Google’s approach to China has earned my respect – unlike their competitors, they notify users when their search results have been censored, and they don’t h...

On media monopolies

Canwest Global is selling off 45 of its newspapers, which reminds me of an episode of Planet Money which I heard recently. Apparently before wood pulp based...

Orange Muffins

I write an exam Saturday. So of course I spent the evening wrapping Christmas gifts, cleaning the kitchen, baking bread, baking orange-almond cake (recipe) ...

Update on blogspot hate site

The author of the Marc Lépine fan site I mentioned once before is now on trial for making death threats. Perhaps if he’s convicted Google will finally delet...

No such thing as a free conference call

Most of the people I work with are located in the US, and so I spend a lot of time on conference calls. When we first started doing these, we searched Googl...