Gongol.com Archives: July 2009
Brian Gongol

July 15, 2009

Computers and the Internet Iowa Governor Chet Culver gets a Twitter account
The problem is that he's using the username "GovChetCulver", which will seem outdated when he's no longer Governor. One person who really ought to get a Twitter account is Aaron Brown, formerly of CNN. Twitter is still going through growing pains -- like absurdly insecure server management -- but there's no getting around the fact it's a very popular tool.

Business and Finance The definition of price elasticity
Credit-card error causes pack of cigarettes to appear as $23 quadrillion on smoker's bill. The old phrase, "Everyone has a price" rings true -- there's some price between $0.01 and $23 quadrillion a pack at which nobody will pay for a pack of cigarettes.

Science and Technology Chimps can learn from instructional videos

Weather and Disasters Jumbo hail lands in Des Moines area overnight

Water News Clinton braces for a higher-than-expected sewer bill