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Egypt’s Government Shuts Down Internet

January 28, 2011 by


The Huffington Post reports that as of yesterday the government has taken down the Internet in Egypt, just hours before the largest planned protests yet. Cell phone text messages are not working either. No one knows exactly what will happen next. The Renesys blog comments: What happens when you disconnect a modern economy and 80,000,000 […]

The universe isn’t here for us

January 13, 2011 by


Then again, the fact that the universe was not created with us in mind doesn’t take anything away from its magnificence.