Entries Tagged as 'Entertainment'

Singing Out for Y2K Paranoia

December 28th, 2010 · Comments Off

Funny way for Pat Boone, the once-wholesome Christian crooner, to rescue his bruised reputation after the dubious 1997 heavy metal album, In a Metal Mood: No More Mr. Nice Guy. Boone is attempting to get back into the family values swing by serving as spokesman for the nonprofit Year 2000 National Education Taskforce, or Y2KNET. [...]

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XML Cleaning Up Search Clutter

December 15th, 2010 · Comments Off

Someone executes a simple Web search for information about a new automobile and gets 50,000 mostly irrelevant results. An auto-parts distributor wants to establish a paperless method of exchanging invoices and purchase orders with its 400 clients using its intra-, extra-, and Internet sites, but the cost of building an Electronic Document Interchange (EDI) system [...]

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Splendid Debuts, 1990-2000

May 6th, 2010 · Comments Off

I liken a stunning debut to falling in love. For better or worse. I’ll tell you a secret. For several years I’ve made it a habit to see bands play that I’ve never heard of. Especially if I am traveling, I’ll pick up a newspaper and find a show that sounds cool and go. Why? [...]

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