Sometimes help comes at the worst moments from where you least expect it. A young man who worked at the World Trade Center gives his account of that morning.
This editorial, written by a Canadian journalist in 1973, offers a few points about the United States that don't seem to come up very often.
The Business Software Alliance offers up a hillarious animated short on the dangers of software piracy. The bottom line: unless you want to be transported into your computer and almost eaten by an alligator, you had better stay away from pirated software.
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Wired News offers up a story about the DNA Copyright Institute, the institute will take a blood sample and give you a nice plaque all for only $1500. The US Copyright Office points out that it has never received a claim for a person's DNA, and that copyright law does not protect a person's DNA.
In this short but timely article,
insurance portal insure.com
gives an inside look at what kind of
data auto insurance companies examine
when determining your rates, and where
they get that data. (Your auto insurance
rate may be linked to your credit rating!)
Also included at the bottom of the page
are several links to other stories about
insurance company data usage, including
one about health and life insurance.
Anyone looking for a huge, memory-hungry browser will surely appreciate Netscape's most recent release of its version 6 browser. It is reportedly faster and slightly less buggy than previous Netscape Communicator 6 releases. It also sports a more streamlined interface and is mostly compliant with CSS levels 1 and 2 and HTML 4.