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A La Carte (02/21)

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Tuesday February 21, 2006

Technology: Will Apple Adopt Windows? John C. Dvorak of PCMag seems to think so. As Dvorak says, “This would be the most phenomenal turnabout in the history of desktop computing.”

Music: Take a look at the influences of new band Mainstay. Which one of those influences is unlike the others?

Translation: The folks at Better Bibles Blog interviewed J.I. Packer last week and are now discussing the interview which has been posted in part. They don’t seem to agree with Packer about very much. You can read various entries in this archive.

Evolution: BBC News is reporting that predators drove humans to evolve. “The popular view of our ancient ancestors as hunters who conquered all in their way is wrong, researchers have told a major US science conference. Instead, they argue, early humans were on the menu for predatory beasts.” Mmmhmm…

Baby: Congratulations to the GirlTalk group and Jannelle in particular. Jannelle (daughter to C.J. and Carolyn Mahaney) gave birth to a healthy baby girl yesterday afternoon.


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