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Covfefe coffee mug alvin June 12, 2017 - 12:10pm

If for some reason you want a Covfefe coffee mug, here you go.

Louisville, Colorado’s Blue Parrot property purchased alvin February 2, 2017 - 7:52pm

Louisville, Colorado’s Blue Parrot property has been purchased by investors based in Superior. Here’s the story on DailyCamera.com, a source of news for Boulder and Broomfield counties here in Colorado.

iPad price drops; iPad 2 coming soon?

I just read on techradar that both T-Mobile and Orange have reduced their iPad prices, most likely to reduce inventory for a new iPad 2 model. This is of particular interest to me, because I've been reading a lot of books with the Kindle software lately, and I'd like to buy an iPad soon to make that reading experience more enjoyable.

A Google News funny

Every once in a while technology leads to something pretty funny. For me today it was the Google News page, showing a story about a California mayor being arrested after a "wild-ride purse snatching." The funny thing was that Google News had the story under the category "Data Storage", which I can only assume was a reference to the storage capabilities of the woman's purse. Here's a partial snapshot of the Google News page:

Updates on the Oracle, Sun, and Java strife

Summary: Sun's former CEO starts a Ruby/Postgres company. Larry Ellison (Oracle) slams Sun management. James Gosling slams Oracle.

Wow, there are all sorts of fun things going on in the Java (or former-Java) world. First, former Sun CEO Jonathan Schwartz talks a lot about patents, including Sun's history with Microsoft, presumably because Oracle is suing Google over some Java patents that Sun would never sue for.