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Entries from March 20th, 2001

March 20th, 2001 by Ryan Ozawa · 1 Comment · Miscellaneous

Filed for future reference (because I’m frequently asked to explain it), a fairly comprehensive history of the “all your base are belong to us” geek meme (link courtesy MJW), a once quaint example of “Engrish” (badly translated Japanese) that has become the annoying “Wazzuuuup!” catch-phrase of the web. Oh, and folks will often also ask, […]

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March 18th, 2001 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Miscellaneous

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s 40 tons of space debris! Yep, they’re bringing the Mir down this week, a historic, fiery descent that’ll land it – “hopefully,” say the scientists with a wink – in a remote, unpopulated swath of Pacific Ocean. Of course, the Russians just took out a multimillion-dollar insurance policy […]

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March 17th, 2001 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Miscellaneous

Now that’s a lot of doughnuts. I always wondered why we never had one here… or rather, why we had so few that did so poorly. I know the Catch of the Day guy has a good head on his shoulders, though, so the franchise should thrive. I love that the Pearl City store with […]

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March 15th, 2001 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Miscellaneous

Free speech and U.C. Berkeley would seem to be best friends. Except that the once activist-rich campus is also having an affair with Political Correctness. Though I’d been following the Horowitz story for a while on college lists, I was glad to see this U.S. News article summarizing the debacle. The First Amendment is for […]

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