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A lie is a lie even if everyone believes it. The truth is the truth even if nobody believes it.
– David Stephens
During Thursday’s (Feb. 24, 2011) interview with Salon.com’s Glenn Greenwald, Stephen gave a very brief and sneaky shout out to the Guardians of Free Speech, Anonymous, in the form of a Guy Fawkes mask super-imposed on his face.
Check it out here. — Video has been removed due to Viacom International Inc. not realizing how embedded clips help promote their shows –
Either Stephen (or one of his editors) is simply covering his own ass or he’s making a subtle but interesting statement. I’m not sure how this will be perceived by the populous at large but I, for one, call it down-right awesome.
Via: The Daily What
Faith is belief without, and against, evidence and reason; coincidentally that’s also the definition of delusion. – anonymous
Can omniscient God, who
Knows the future, find
The omnipotence to
Change his future mind?
– Karen Owens
I am somehow less interested in the weight and convolutions of Einstein’s brain than in the near certainty that people of equal talent have lived and died in cotton fields and sweatshops.” – Stephen Jay Gould
At first, I had no idea what it was. Could a recent Amazon order have been shipped to the wrong address? I checked the label and it was definitely addressed to me. Then it hit me. No!? Surely not! I ran to the table, removed the plastic bag and gently cut into the first box.
YES! It is!
Google picked me. Out of thousands upon thousands of entries… they picked me to be a lucky recipient of a gorgeous CR-48 Chrome OS notebook.
I’ll be making a few posts in the coming weeks with my thoughts about living in a completely cloud-based computer. I’ll also be letting my Mother take it for a few nights. I’m very interested in whether or not she could use something this simple as her everyday computer. She already uses Gmail, Reader and Docs and rarely visits anything but those and Facebook. Below is a small Gallery of my humble unboxing. I know this is a little different than my usual post topics and I’m sorry but I’m really jazzed about this thing.
So I’ll just take this moment and say, “Thank You, Google!” from the bottom of my heart. Really. You’ve made someone’s Giftmas especially grand this year.