News flash: Geeks actually socialize!
Just a thought from 14 January 2004 about .

I'm just bookmarking this so that next time someone hits me with the ol' bowling-alone / computers-are-alienating spiel, I can print it out and hit them over the head with it.

CNN: New study shatters Internet 'geek' image
LONDON, England (Reuters) -- The typical Internet user -- far from being a geek -- shuns television and actively socializes with friends, a study on surfing habits said on Wednesday.

And the Slashdotters all said in unison: No duh!

This section is called Just a Thought. It's a blog where I post little pieces of what I'm thinking about at the moment. This page is an individual entry called “News flash: Geeks actually socialize!” that I wrote on 14 January 2004.

Before this, I wrote a little something called “Accents from places I've never been” on 14 January 2004. After this, I wrote “Note” on 14 January 2004.

Accents from places I've never been
So this site has sound clips of people reading the following text in English, with accents from all over the...
14 January 2004

I shamelessly pilfered the last two links from Stewart. I could never find such things on my own....
14 January 2004

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Working the web since 1995, Derek Powazek is the creator of many award-winning websites, a couple of which still exist. Derek is the cofounder of JPG Magazine and the CCO of 8020 Publishing. Derek lives in San Francisco with his wife, two nutty Chihuahuas, a grumpy cat, and a house full of plants named Fred. More »

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