Last week LulzSec released a list of everybody in the world's PIN. I found mine in there anyway!
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Scott Adams (creator of Dilbert) wrote about this just a few weeks ago: http://www.dilbert.com/blog/entry/?EntryID=541.
Actually his "I have a dream" speech was largely improvised.
Not really. If journalists don't even bother to look the topic up on Google and find this story, it proves the point.
How about Multivac?
Don't praise the machine!
Did you know that disco record sales were up 400% for the year ending 1976? If these trends continues... Aaay!
When I was a student, we had to sign away the rights to anything we wrote to the college, so I'd imagine you'd have to get permission from the college to submit it to Wikipedia in the first place.
And if there was nothing wrong with it, why does the school say it won't start using the snooping feature again without "express written notification to all students and families"?
Umm, because there was a national scandal regarding it and the school is desperately trying to cover its ass on all sides?
Now I just have to wait for my office to upgrade, and I'll get to spend another six months in Dependency Hell!
When I was a kid I had a promotional poster for Star Trek Voyager. The focus of the poster was a big picture of the starship, and there were headshots and names of the characters along the bottom. The EMH's name was given as "Dr. Zimmerman".
Calling it a "scare tactic" is a bit harsh. I'd say its more the police wanting something to point to when their bosses ask what they've done to "make Mumbai safe from this happening again".