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Entries from September 19th, 2000

September 19th, 2000 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Miscellaneous

I’ve been watching this article propagate around the world over the AP wire with some dismay. The flowers you get in leis bought in Hawaii might not come from the islands! Well… so? Heck, most anything you buy in Hawaii comes from somewhere else. That’s what it’s like on an isolated archipelago. The next big […]

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September 19th, 2000 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Miscellaneous

So Papa John’s can say that it makes a better pizza after all. I can’t believe it took the justice system to decide this. Of all the ridiculous claims and outright attacks on competitor’s products out there, the fact that this made it into a court just baffles me.

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September 8th, 2000 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Miscellaneous

If Amazon.Com wants to lead the online retailing world in the charge to compete with brick-and-mortar outfits, changing the prices of products at random probably isn’t going to help their cause. They’re saying it’s just a test, but really, what stops them from doing it as a regular practice. If they determine by your customer […]

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September 8th, 2000 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Miscellaneous

George Bush rightfully fears those debates with Al Gore. He has a problem thinking before he speaks. I’ve been eating up the story about Bush’s potty mouth — calling a reporter an “asshole” while on a crowded stage with running mate Dick Cheney and a podium covered with microphones. This is “bringing dignity back to […]

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September 8th, 2000 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Miscellaneous

I haven’t been able to get this news out of my head all week. A computerized robot that can design robots? Specifically mimicking the process of evolution? Although it’s just a fringe geek story today, I really wonder if it’ll be a turning point in history some day. Thrilling and scary — once stuff like […]

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