Who’ll destroy civilization this time?

From the OpenStar journal comes this cartoon of threats to civilization.

Random quote from the OpenStar page:

OK, maybe you don’t infringe these seven patents. But we have 10,000 U.S. patents. Do you really want us to go back to Armonk [IBM headquarters in New York] and find seven patents you do infringe? Or do you want to make this easy and just pay us $20 million?

IBM’s Lawyers negotiating with Sun


Who speaks up for slugs?

LotStreetWiz found this bit of folk art on a sidewalk:

LOLcats: monorail cat

I believe that this is the original “monorail cat” poster.

monorail cat

Wikipedia tracks who’s editing whom

Wikipedia’s new Wikiscanner matches questionable edits to their sources: companies white-washing their images, news reporters insulting public figures; CIA staff revising the report of North Korea’s nuclear program; the Vatican doing a little re-writing of its own.

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