Daily Archives: June 15, 2010

A case of Internet Identity Theft In Progress: What do we do?

What should we do about a case of Internet Identity theft? Here’s the story: There is an individual of some reasonable degree of fame. I shall call him Guy-1. There is this other individual who is not famous. Guy-2. Both are similar in many respect, including, as far as I can tell, their political views, and those views correspond more or less to at least some of the views professed on this blog.

UPDATE: The offending fake Facebook page has been taken down. I am not sure exactly why, though I do know that some individuals reported the page.

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New and Improved Mac Mini

Apple® today unveiled a completely redesigned Mac® mini, featuring up to twice the graphics performance, a new HDMI port and a new SD card slot, all in an amazingly compact aluminum enclosure. Mac mini is the world’s most energy efficient desktop and starting at $699, is the most affordable way to enjoy Mac OS® X, iLife® or Mac OS X Snow Leopard® Server.

Details here.
H/T: Ben

My birthday is this month.

Oh, did I say that out loud?

Ubuntusci: Nice idea but you may be doing it rong

I like the idea of an edition of Ubuntu for scientists. I like the idea so much that I wrote a blog post about it a while back.

So I was very pleased to see that there is a project called Ubuntusci that is moving along nicely and that may fill in this niche.

But, when I went to look at the web site to find out more about it, I quickly discovered that there are two things wrong with the project that I’d like to suggest that they fix.

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