Archive for October, 2007

Public Domain Under Attack

Monday, October 29th, 2007

Why a Great Music Site Died :: Mediacheck ::

Times Less

Sunday, October 21st, 2007

In Do the math – The Boston Globe columnist Jan Freeman dismisses objections to the common usage of “three times less than” to mean equal to one third of.

But the Merriam-Webster editors (per JF) are completely off base if they claim that “times less” has never been misunderstood. (more…)

Cave Man DidnT Have Classrooms

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2007

I got this post by Roger Schank via Stephen Downes and share Stephen’s concern with some of its polemical conclusions. The following counterpoint to Schank’s article may be a bit silly, but no more so than the original. (more…)