Month: February 2009

Students’ Rights Trampled On in Scheme to Jail Youths for Profit

It’s one of those stories that makes my blood boil: Judge, Mark A. Ciavarella Jr., and a colleague, Michael T. Conahan, appeared in federal court in Scranton, Pa., to plead guilty to wire fraud and income tax fraud for taking more than $2.6 million in kickbacks to send teenagers to two privately run youth detention

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Paul Boag’s list of things a web designer will never tell you

Great post by Paul Boag over at BoagWorld.com entitled 10 things a web designer would never tell you #7 is my favorite: Fit as much on the homepage as possible Without a doubt the homepage is by far the most important page on your site. If I look at my own website statistics the majority

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Using MarcoPolo to Lock Down Your Mac When Connected to a Public WiFi Network

On my PowerBook I run quite a few sharing services, things like Web Sharing, Bonjour for file sharing and Screen Sharing. But the thing is, I only need these services running when I am at home; I’d rather not “publish” theses services when I am surfing at my local Internet cafe. I’d also like to

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