LeVar Burton Guides Us to the Stars, FDL Interview (video) #100YSS

By: Friday September 27, 2013 1:10 pm

Last Friday at the 100 Year Starship Symposium, I got to spend a few minutes with a personal hero — LeVar Burton. Burton is a member of the 100YSS Advisory Council, along with pursuing his ongoing acting career and the modern, electronic revival of Reading Rainbow. Here’s a transcript of our talk…


Bain Alum Meg Whitman Announces Worst Losses in Hewlett Packard’s 73 Year History

By: Friday August 24, 2012 11:59 am

Meg “Mini Mitt” Whitman gritted her teeth and announced the worst quarter in Hewlett Packard’s 73 year history. Part of the loss is due to a write-down of the value of EDS which HP acquired from Ross Perot in 2008, and also due to the cost of severance payments to the first wave of the 27,000 workers Whitman sacked.

The Witching Hour Approaches: Judge Orders Google to Reveal Paid Commentators by Noon on Friday

By: Thursday August 23, 2012 2:55 pm

It’s not clear what Judge William Alsup was fishing for on August 7 when he ordered both Google and Oracle to submit lists of authors they had paid to “report and comment” on their Clash of the Titans copyright infringement case.

What is clear is that Alsup was not amused when Google decided it would flout his order, and he smacked them pretty hard with an Order to Supplement on Monday.

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