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Archives for September 13, 2010

Big Brother, and Google, is watching you…

Image by Inmigrante a media jornada via Flickr I thought it was scary how much information Facebook had on me.  Yeah, right. Next to Google, Facebook is just almost benign.  Almost. Eric Schmidt, the CEO of Google (which does email, calendars, documents, searches, maps, directions, YouTube,  blogs, and so on), has his eye on you: […]

Thinking about returning that prom dress? Think again.

Thinking about returning that prom dress?  Think again, says Ian Ayres, professor of law and economics at Yale and Freakonomics contributor. You’re committing fraud, he says.  And that text book you purchased at the campus book store while waiting for the cheaper one to arrive from Amazon, all the while planning on returning the more expensive […]