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OpenOffice.org => LibreOffice

The OpenOffice.org community has been reorganized as The Document Foundation, and the software is now tentatively called LibreOffice. Check out their FAQ here. Novell, Google, Red Hat, and Canonical are on board. Missing so far (as far as I can … Continue reading

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Nintendo press conference at E3

I took notes while watching the Nintendo E3 presentation online and decided to post them here in case anyone’s interested. Highlights: new Zelda (“Skyward Sword”), GoldenEye for Wii, new DS console (3DS) Missing: Wii HD

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56th Inauguration

Just got back from the craziness that was inauguration ceremony. Lindsay and I got up at 5am this morning (yikes!) and caught the green line metro to L’Enfant Plaza. I have to say, the crowd control seemed to be pretty … Continue reading

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Not the Hokies I know

I saw a news article from the Washington Post today about Virginia Tech’s plan to distribute $7.5 million to the families of the students killed in the shooting earlier this year, as well as to injured students. My first reaction … Continue reading

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Wikipedia 1,000,000th Article

Wikipedia hit one million articles yesterday, and I was in the IRC channel when it happened. Someone posted a freenode-wide announcement about it (that’s how I knew), and there were well over 400 users in the channel at the moment … Continue reading

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MIT Time Traveler Convention

For all you time travelers out there who are reading my blog, here’s an interesting event you might want to consider attending: http://web.mit.edu/adorai/timetraveler/ While you’re at it, why don’t you recruit a few people in the PRESENT to read my … Continue reading

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