Thursday, February 28, 2008

Show for March 2, 2008

Guests: TJ Johnson, Geov Parrish

** The geek in me says, "Go listen to the last episode of TWiT - a group interview with Jonathan Coulton - brilliant!"
** Microsoft: Windows XP faster than Vista SP1 in some cases, ComputerWorld
- this is lovely; I'm a Vista user since last summer and am still waiting for something in it to be better than XP.
* Microsoft chops Vista retail prices, C|Net News
* Caffeine: A User's Guide to Getting Optimally Wired, Developing Intelligence

* Fee increase plan outrages some in Thurston County; approval would recoup costs in permit process, Olympian via TJ
* War critic to run for Congress, Olympian via TJ
* Lacey rules written permission must be given to panhandle, Olympian via TJ

* Feed The World? We Are Fighting a Losing Battle, UN Admits, Common Dreams via The Guardian/UK via TJ
* Nobel Laureate Estimates Wars’ Cost at More Than $3 Trillion, Common Dreams via McClatchy via TJ
* Comcast Admits Paying Attendees at FCC Hearing, Common Dreams via The Philadelphia Inquirer via TJ
* Outspoken Scientist Dismissed From Panel on Chemical Safety, Common Dreams via the LA Times via TJ
* 1 in 100 Adults Now in Prison; 2,319,258 Americans Behind Bars in 2008, Most of Any Nation, Common Dreams via the Baltimore Sun via TJ (I heard this one on NPR)
* Vets Break Silence on War Crimes, by Aaron Glantz, Common Dreams via InterPress Service via TJ

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