Condensed knowledge for 2008-03-05

Bourne Energy's RiverStar: a fresh approach to hydropower http://tinyurl.com/34j39h # Analysts see 'ringback tones' becoming an $800 billion industry http://tinyurl.com/2nbd6x # Ringback tones are one more way for fiscally dumb people to spend their money. Completely pointless ways to show off. # Nokia Trips the Silverlight Fantastic http://tinyurl.com/3cftxs # New colors, button-shift and accelerated market … Continue reading Condensed knowledge for 2008-03-05

The Insider (1999)

The Insider (1999), is a thrilling, suspense-filled movie depicting the events that surrounded the 60 Minutes Interview with Dr. Jeffrey Wigand, a former tobacco executive. He was the first to give public testimony that the addictive properties of nicotine were well known, and manipulated, inside tobacco companies. I saw it last night, and it was … Continue reading The Insider (1999)

Michael J. Fox campaigns for stem cell research

Michael J. Fox appeared in some TV ads recently, to support stem cell research for Parkinson's disease. The ads showed him moving uncontrollably, due to Parkinson's. They were candid, and truthful. I've always liked Michael as an actor, and I thought he's been a real gentleman throughout his ordeal with Parkinson's. I agree with him, … Continue reading Michael J. Fox campaigns for stem cell research