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The league has belatedly added a captcha to the voting page to confound the Greasemonkey crowd, but this episode begs a question: since the NHL boasts that its avid fans are exceedingly techno-savvy, isn't this exactly the sort of competition they'd like to see? For example, alliances could be formed between cities in opposite conferences to get each other's players into the honored slots.
Last year, a similar (albeit more grassroots) drive nearly led to journeyman Rory Fitzpatrick getting named to the Western Conference squad."
The question is, in such a dynamic field of content, how can Technorati possibly hope to catch up by manually addressing one trouble ticket at a time? That would appear to be like patching a dike that's bursting bit by bit. There's likely to be too much content being generated each day for them to make serious headway and catch up. So is there a fundamental problem with Technorati's approach to blog indexing? What is the
The Major Kudos go out to HP's Customer Service - last week we were having video trouble with our Tablet PC. They sent a box out with a shipping label right away, and Friday we had it picked up (DHL came to our house). Today it came back with a new system board installed, and it seems to be working OK. That's a pretty impressive turnaround! Picked up on Friday, they received it at 9:00 a.m. Monday, repaired and shipped it later that afternoon. Well done...
*It's funny, actually - the underground catacombs where Morgan Freeman's character works strongly resembles a complex underneath a distbution center in Sweden that I visited a couple times. It was built in the 50's, and underneath a campus of office buildings and industrial sites there's a set of interconnecting tunnels and bunkers, mostly filled with decades-old equipment. Talk about a great place for a game of laser tag!"