Gongol.com Archives: August 2006
Brian Gongol

August 15, 2006

Humor and Good News Gravy vs. a prescriptivist language crusade

News Well-documented evidence of photographic fraud from the Mideast

Computers and the Internet "Generic is dead"
Why bland, cookie-cutter websites that lack personality just aren't worth putting up

Socialism Doesn't Work China's top official in Tibet goes on a tear
He's ordered senior officials in the region to produce 10,000-word essays condemning the Dalai Lama and says they're in a "fight to the death" with him. If Buddhism gets Communists in that big a stir, that makes for a definite mark in its favor.

Computers and the Internet Google changes homepages
Gmail, for instance, now includes direct links to Google Calendar and Google Spreadsheets

Computers and the Internet 4.1 million laptop batteries recalled
Dell laptop batteries have had a problem -- spontaneously bursting into flame

Water News Iowa officials starting to wonder if there's enough water around

Graphics Turn Here