Weekend Edition: 10-2

Dude, You Killed a Dell!

  • True, unfortunately. Tuesday morning I spilled a beverage on my less than two month old work laptop, frying both the motherboard and the hard drive. Fortunately, our IT guy had not yet blown away my old one so I didn’t have to start from scratch. The carcass is on its way to Dell under the always valuable “idiot warranty.”

Blog Headline of the Week

Worthwhile Reading in the Interweb Tubes

  • Spreading illiteracy (“The Internet may well be the instrument that makes stupidity a fashion of the age.”)

Bookish Linkage

Nonbookish Linkage

If one has not read the newspapers for some months and then reads them all together, one sees … how much time is wasted with this kind of literature.

The Maxims and Reflections of Goethe

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