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Submission + - Internet marketing gone horribly awry

merlinicorpus writes: "What starts as a thread advertising a computer company goes from odd to outright bizarre. Things start getting interesting on page 2 when the owner goes on a expletive filled tirade about everything from Stanford to Newegg. It goes on for page after page spawning instant classics such as: "my marketing efforts will dominate your face", " went bankrupt 6 times last year", and "Besides I own 75 million dollars of farm land". It gets better and better the longer and more unstable he becomes."

Feed Water on Mars: New Evidence (

Photographs sent by a NASA orbiter suggests that water may indeed be flowing on Mars. And where there's water, there's at least a chance of life. By the Associated Press.

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Submission + - A not so brief history of E A

ganjadude writes: " shtml

"In the summer of 1975 I learned about the invention of the microprocessor and about the first retail store where a consumer could rent a timesharing terminal to use from home," he remembered. "That very day I committed to found EA in 1982. I figured that it would take seven years for enough computing hardware to get into homes to create an audience for the computer games that I wanted to make."

This gets me thinking about how the other giants of the industry got their beginning."

Artificial intelligence has the same relation to intelligence as artificial flowers have to flowers. -- David Parnas