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Monday May 8, 2006

Humor: Peter, who was at the T4G conference but was too self-absorbed to come over and say “hi” to me, has posted a list of missed giveaway opportunities at the conference. Among them are “RC Sproul, John Piper and John Macarthur Bobble head dolls.”

Book: Justin Taylor’s newest book has been given its own page at Crossway’s site. “Overcoming Sin and Temptation” will bring us updated version of some of John Owen’s best writings.

Technology: Want to know what you agreed to when you clicked “I Agree” to Microsoft’s End User Licensing Agreement (EULA) at the end of your Windows XP installation? LinuxAdvocate breaks it down and makes it simple. It is worth knowing since, regardless of whether or not you read it (and you know you didn’t), you are bound by it.

Gadgets: One of those ever-popular gadget sites has posted an interesting look at gadgets then and now. They compare, for example, the cell phones of today with cell phones of yesteryear.


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