Banned Emoticon Gets No <3

By Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] Lake Superior State University has issued its 34th annual List of Words to Be Banished from the Queen’s English for Mis-use, Over-use and General Uselessness. Nominations for the list come from the general public, through the university’s website. The targets are generally “pet peeves from everyday speech, as well […]

Ratings for Websites?

By Miss Cellania Contributing Writer, [GAS] Andy Burnham is the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport in England. He is also concerned about what his children see on the internet. In an interview with The Daily Telegraph, Andy Burnham says he believes that new standards of decency need to be applied to the […]

Rails 3.0 to become Merb 2.0, and vice versa

(Actually, that could be one equal sign, or maybe three, depending on how this works out). Yesterday, key developers of both Merb and Rails announced that the two popular web frameworks for Ruby will be merging. This decision comes as a shock to must Ruby web developers, given the history and philosophy of the two […]

Google Chrome needs polishing

Matt Cutts of Google posted yesterday about the ten things he doesn’t like about Chrome.  Coming from a Google employee, this seems like brave transparency — but Matt’s list is pretty much a collection of nits.  I use Google Chrome as my default browser, and in general I love it — especially its performance.  But I […]