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Ranting
By motty (Sat Aug 08, 2009 at 08:36:52 PM EST) ibogaine, journalism, fuckers (all tags)
In 1998 or so I pitched and sold an article to the Independent On Sunday on the subject of Ibogaine.

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Software
By ambrosen (Sun Jun 22, 2008 at 10:45:51 AM EST) fljs, journalism, journalists, bad science, the guardian (all tags)
Why on earth would you take people's money to talk about it?

I'm looking at you, Bobbie Johnson. So, Saturday was the 60th anniversary of the first successful execution of a software computer program (stored, in this case, on a CRT).

The Guardian wrote this report on it.

Oh, the errors, how shall I enumerate ye?

n.b. No need to respond, dear errors, I know how to enumerate you. A definition list should do the trick.


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