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Internet junkies without their Internet after two weeks...

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The Register's article one becomes gibbering uncontrollably because he/she can't get a fix without Internet after two weeks. That, at least, is according to an "Internet Deprivation Study" carried out by Yahoo! and advertising outfit OMD.

Participants in the human experiment were deprived of the web for 14 days, and found themselves quickly succumbing to "withdrawal and feelings of loss, frustration and disconnectedness". The reason for the rapid collapse of their universe is - say the researchers - because "internet users feel confident, secure and empowered. The internet has become, to some, the ultimate symbol of modernity to the point that participants were hobbled without convenient access to routine information like maps and telephone numbers. The pervasive nature of the internet is such that participants often forgot or lost the desire to use 'old fashioned tools'.

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ASUS Anti-Linux Attitude Sucks

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According my newsgroup thread in researching on the best motherboard brand and model (ASUS K8V SE Deluxe was one of them) for my upcoming gaming/production system upgrade (Windows XP and Debian), a poster pointed me this ASUS Anti-Linux Attitude Sucks article. Here is what it say:

For several weeks now, we have been very busy reviewing 32-bit and 64-bit, 2.6 Linux kernel, GNU-Linux distributions. During the course of our lab work with these distros it came to our attention that Asus, the motherboard manufacturer, has a rather nasty anti-Linux and anti-open-source software attitude. Moreover, the Asus people are arrogant about their anti-Linux policy. That sucks!

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When you celebrate your birthday...

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... just remember this:

Saw this in a PvP Forum thread.

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Who is the cutest/hotest female candidate from The Apprentice 2? Read my first comment for links for photos.

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