links for 2011-04-28

  • Absurd NYT blog post on WikiLeaks more interested in “leaing and spinning” which somehow “are not about uncovering the truth.”   Writer ignores evidence to contrary in his own story.
  • Baldwin began the conversation by asking Liman, the director of “Fair Game” and “The Bourne Identity” and the producer of “The O.C.” and “Covert Affairs,” how he got started in film. An innocent story about being handed a camera and projector as a child somehow transitioned into Liman admitting he’s known for “stealing takes.” Asked to elaborate, the director said when he was filming “The Bourne Identity” with Matt Damon in Paris, he would shoot scenes without the required permits, necessitating scampering in the dark to avoid getting caught. The dashing-around accounted for the unsteady cinematography, he joked. “So your art is more about theft is what you’re saying,” Baldwin deadpanned.


  • Because of these changes, the USPS does not accept bulk mail that has address labels that contain POSTNET bar codes that are generated by Word. These bulk mailings no longer qualify for a bulk mailing discount.

    Even though I don’t bulk mail, found the bar code useful


  • Exxon Mobil Corp. will lead a strong first-quarter earnings season for energy companies this week, with the largest U.S.-based oil and gas producer’s balance sheet fueled by $100-a-barrel oil.
  • Whoa, what’s happening?Sorry if we’ve caught you by surprise. Delicious has been acquired by the founders of YouTube, Chad Hurley and Steve Chen and will become part of their new Internet company, AVOS. Here are a few links to catch you up to date on the latest news regarding Delicious

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