Greatest Bill Gates quotes

36 Greatest Bill Gates quotes, just for Apple fanboys

No idea if Bill actually said all these or not but I like;

“I have 100 billion dollars… You realize I could spend 3 million dollars a day, every day, for the next 100 years? And that’s if I don’t make another dime. Tell you what-I’ll buy your right arm for a million dollars. I give you a million bucks, and I get to sever your arm right here.”

A little too violent I think. 🙂

Defending England… with iPods

For 605 million pounds, what would you expect a modern Royal Navy warship to have? Modern weapons systems, and all the latest technology certainly. The HMS Daring has the best crew quarters ever on a British warship. The individual cabins have CD player, internet access, five channel audio and yes iPod charging stations. The new ship with enter service in 2009. Hopefully the iPod connectors will still be the same in three years….

A second season of Firefly

Brilliant Screen Entertainment is looking to see if there is an audience for a second season of Firefly. Fill out this survey and show them that you want more Firefly.

This company has stirred up quite a lot of buzz from Firefly fans and it remains to be seen up the company actually has any real ability to attempt a second Firefly season. But filling out a survey can’t hurt.

Here is a response to all the mostly negative forum buzz.

Also of interest to fans, a Firefly quote generator.

&*@#! language on the rise

&*@#! language on the rise – Teachers, students say swearing is getting worse.

My mom can probably back this story up, she sees behavior in her kindergarten kids now that used to be only in higher grades. I have to disagree with parts of this article. “Sucks” is not a swear word. Sure, it’s not the best English but it’s hardly at the same level as the classic four letter words. I’m of the option that swearing has it’s place. Sometimes you just really can’t express yourself any other way. But use those types of words too much and they loose their effectiveness.

Are you a Librarian?

I did pretty well on the test, the questions are pretty focused on American Library History, I’m pretty sure the questions I missed were the put Dewey and LC in the right order. I’m not that good of a cataloger. 🙂 Questions about the test, such as the right answers,can be directed here.

Head Librarian

You scored 86% on knowledge of librarianship.
No pun intended. You know your stuff! Not only do you know the basics, but you know your library history, your who’s who, your politics, and your technicalities. You are a true-blue librarian.

My test tracked 1 variable How you compared to other people your age and gender:

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You scored higher than 99% on knowledge

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