Gongol.com Archives: September 2008
Brian Gongol

September 2, 2008

Water News 100% flood protection for Cedar Rapids could be very costly

Computers and the Internet Google Chrome: A new combatant in the browser wars
It's an open-source browser, a lot like Firefox, so it's free of charge and the code is available to anyone. Whether it's intended to compete with Internet Explorer, Opera, and Firefox with the intent of becoming dominant -- or whether the intent is instead to fill a certain product niche -- is yet to be seen. Assuming the maxim that one ought to use the right tool for the right job, Internet users may very well be served best by a variety of browsers, each with its own unique set of advantages. Sometimes you need a pickup truck, and sometimes you want a sports car. But they all travel the same highways.

The American Way Free markets: If you want to be an artist, you can be
A restaurateur in Brooklyn wants to make the best pizza in the world. A free market says, "Go ahead." He considers it art, and as long as people keep wanting to buy it, they can. And if that art makes him happy and keeps his own family fed, then that's enough for everyone involved.

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