Monthly Archives: May 2007

32 posts

Engadget “fooled” by iPhone hoax

OK. I saw this earlier this week and didn’t have time to post on it. What I want to know from folks who understand the stock market is did Apple investors really “lose” their money, assuming they simply held on to their stock? Dvorak Uncensored » Engadget “fooled” by iPhone hoax I put “fooled” in quotes because there are checks you can run before offering up a statement guaranteed to affect stock prices. Engadget didn’t […]

SBL – Aramaic Studies Session

I hope I am not breaking any rules by releasing this information now, but… Here is the lineup for the Aramaic Studies session for this year’s SBL conference in San Diego. It will be on Monday afternoon, not in the heart of the conference but not on the Sabbath or Sunday either, so hopefully many will be able to attend! If all speakers are willing, I have permission to record our sessions for distribution as […]

New Peter Klein Piece: “Green Scare”

A message from Penn State and University Scholar alumnus Peter Klein (this year’s Luchinsky Lecturer): … When we look back on this period after 9/11, how will we judge the country’s treatment of Muslim- and Arab-Americans? We wanted to explore that question by examining specific cases, searching for parallels to WWII detentions and “Red Scare” era paranoia, and looking at how the entertainment media has portrayed Muslims in the past five years. On Tuesday at […]

Net Net: Drill down with ‘Corporate Ipsum’ widget

This is just fantaastic. From Merlin Mann. I will simply provide his entry in full Net Net: Drill down with ‘Corporate Ipsum’ widget Corporate Ipsum – Dashboard – Developer As we all learned from Equus, we don’t get to choose the things in life that fascinate and repel us, and, in retrospect, if I could have chosen to avoid the avalanche of empty businessspeak I’ve been exposed to over the past dozen or so years, […]