Gongol.com Archives: April 2012
Brian Gongol

April 6, 2012

Computers and the Internet Nebraska watches candidates for US Senate fight over whether their kids' Twitter accounts are fair political game

Computers and the Internet Google isn't the only digital librarian in town
An online collection of two million digitized books is hitting the Internet next year. They're going to try to digitize books only after the five- to ten-year period during which new books sell most of their copies and make most of their money.

News Chinese power brokers to military: Ignore rumors of a coup

Business and Finance Is your investing style a result of genetics?

News Hugo Chavez looks for sympathy and a religious boost
Venezuela's political strongman has cancer, and he's using some televangelist-type fervor to look for sympathy. He actually has an opponent in the upcoming October elections, and he (Henrique Capriles Radonsky) is using the latest stunt to accuse Chavez of being a perpetual candidate. Worth watching: Whether the military really acknowledges the results of a fair election.

News US Coast Guard sinks Japanese ship floating aimlessly since the 2011 tsunami
The owner didn't want it back, since it was already destined for scrap. And since it was floating around shipping lanes, it was a dangerous piece of debris to leave adrift. Must have been fun to use as target practice.

Weather and Disasters Tornado Alley is on the move, and it's eating up more of Iowa

Business and Finance Warren Buffett's life in a parallel universe

Threats and Hazards April is "Distracted Driving Month"

Computers and the Internet Report claims that more than half a million Macs are victims of a malware attack
Apple is trying to cut off the damage with a security patch

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