Monthly Archives: December 2012

Windows 8 Is Dead

From Brian Boyko via YouTube:  Windows 8: The Animated Evaluation (Previously explored here) It’s not just a rant on the inherent unusability of Microsoft’s new Windows 8 operating system, but it’s also a thorough analysis by a guy who knows … Continue reading

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It Isn’t Easy Being A Cartel (Or, I Didn’t Realize We Needed A “Global Strategic Maple Syrup Reserve”)

From the NYT: In $18 Million Theft, Victim Was a Canadian Maple Syrup Cartel Pity the poor Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers. It’s not easy being a cartel. There are pesky regulators who aren’t convinced that collaboration to hold … Continue reading

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