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Posts on ‘April 1st, 2008’

April Fools and News Credibility

At a conversation site where I spend some time, someone noted a Twitter posting from earlier today — well worth repeating: “What I like about April Fool’s Day: one day a year we’re asking whether news stories are true. It should be all 365.”

Off Topic: Need Good IMAP Email Client for Blackberry

For a number of reasons I’m now using a Blackberry Curve as my main phone. But its email system is beyond dreadful for anyone who’s not locked into a Windows-Outlook-Exchange environment. Mainly, the Blackberry IMAP connection is pathetic, a kludge that is almost worse than nothing. It doesn’t understand folders. It doesn’t reflect answered messages […]

Money/Politics Site Seeks Research Director

The excellent has an opening for a research Director: illuminates the connection between money and politics in unprecedented ways. Our groundbreaking website links campaign contributions with how legislators vote, revealing how money and politics affect the specific issues people care about. The Research Director position is central to’s work. An extremely cool […]