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CBS News | Abuse Of Iraqi POWs By GIs Probed | April 30, 2004 Man, I can't believe it. Stupid, stupid, stupid. STUPID! But, hey, if you're a part-time soldier who's being rewarded for extracting confessions and none of your commanders even bother to fill you in on this little thing called the "Geneva Convention", this is bound to happen..


TTS Interactive Demo It amazes me how good speech synthesis is getting!


C-Net 64 Preview Page When C-Net wasn't a techie news site...

Impossible Mission Strategy Guide Speaking of Impossible Mission, here's a guide with screen captures of every single room!

chaotic n-space network Here's the story of "Impossible Mission", an old Commodore 64 game. Man, do I miss those days! I remember having bought the game mail-order and receiving it when we were at the cabin and my computer was in the Cities, so I spent the entire drive home reading the manual. (I particularly remember sitting in our Ford Fiesta with the windows down in Lake Nebagamon.) I would play this game for hours and hours, and managed to win a few times in the end...


Engagement Theory:: "Engagement theory is based upon the idea of creating successful collaborative teams that work on ambitious projects that are meaningful to someone outside the classroom. These three components, summarized by Relate-Create-Donate, imply that learning activities occur in a group context (i.e., collaborative teams), are project-based, [and] have an outside (authentic) focus"

Just heard about this theory/framework/whatever, and it sounds really interesting; nice to see a goal of "donating" your learnings back out to a broader community...


Researchers follow their electronic nose - ExpressNews - University of Alberta: What I really want to know is the particulars of their "inexpensive electronic parts that can be found in any hardware store. "

Yahoo! News - DVD War Looms As Advancements Get Closer Man, I remember when the concept of "gigabytes" on a CD-sized disc sounded like a pipe dream...


Urban Legends Reference Pages: Computers (Word of Mouth) Just got some SPAM (which insists it isn't SPAM... which is a good sign that something actually is SPAM!) from a similar company:

-----Original Message-----
From: ShareYourExperiences Support [mailto:experience.request@shareyourexperiences.org]
Sent: Wednesday, April 07, 2004 8:39 AM
To: [my e-mail address]
Subject: Experience Request Posted

#################################Someone has just begun the process of sharing experiences and opinions about you in our experience sharing community.

This email IS NOT spam.

If this email was delivered to your bulk email or spam folder please notify your ISP or spam filtering company regarding this mistake on their part.

You may view this Request to Share Experiences here:

http://shyex.com/switch/pass.php?a=search&b=5&c=[my e-mail address]

An Experience Request is simply an indication of a user\'s interest in sharing the experiences that he or she has had with a particular individual or business. Each Experience Request has one subject (an individual or business), and the subject is identified in the Experience Request. Each Experience Request has one author, the person that wants to share his/her experiences.

If you do not want to be informed when users post Experience Requests about you in the future please add your email address to our Do Not Email List here:

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