Tag Archives: News

May 26

The “New York Post” Nailed It

“The New York Post” nailed in its coverage of Kim and Kanye’s nuptials. “Two jackasses got married in Italy Saturday,” the Post’s story begins. I won’t belabor the point, but the whole wedding and events leading up to it were intended for ratings. At best the whole event was obnoxious, at worst it distracted us […]

March 17

Headline of the Week: “Kathie Lee launches wine app., surprises no one”

Kathie Lee Gifford announced that she is launching her own wine line via USA Today. Now all comedy shows and variety specials have fuel for the comedic fire. Kathie Lee Gifford on wine. “It’s wine every day [on ‘The Today Show.’ We would never lie about that. But you’ll notice most of the time, the glasses […]

August 26

Making Homelessness Illegal

via USA Today.  South Carolina Capital’s Plan for Homeless? Ban them. South Carolina’s capital city has approved a plan to rid its downtown of the homeless people officials fear might prevent Columbia from becoming a regional economic hot spot, the New York Times reports. Under a policy the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty calls an […]

Tiananmen Square: “Great Firewall” all but hides the 24th anniversary of China massacre

via CBS News. It’s still quietly referred to as “the anniversary” here. If you search for the words “Tiananmen Square” on the Internet in China, you likely won’t find anything. Even on Weibo, China’s Twitter equivalent, where Chinese are increasingly turning to speak their minds, there is little mention of Tiananmen. In fact, on social […]

December 30

Built in IBM Labs: IBM Launches New Database for Big Data

IBM announced new DB2 database software, DB2 10 and InfoSphere Warehouse 10 to help customers tame big data environments. IBM (NYSE: IBM) has announced new software to provide clients with a better way to handle the data deluge and speed up business processes, making it easier for decision makers to gain insights from data. The […]