URLs (November 7, 2010)

http://ac360.blogs.cnn.com/2009/10/13/28-things-i-wish-i-knew-before-i-started-traveling/?iref=obnetwork

Tips for travelers

http://www.cnn.com/2010/TECH/mobile/11/05/apple.alarm.daylight.savings/index.html

Glitch will make iPhone alarms late Monday

http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=2756

Didn’t “use/used” to be

http://www.cnn.com/2010/TECH/web/10/28/charlie.chaplin.circus.time.travel/index.html

Cell-phone carrying time traveler in a 1920 movie

http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=2741

Translating the untranslatable

http://cacm.acm.org/magazines/2010/11/100625-relative-status-of-journal-and-conference-publications-in-computer-science/fulltext

Relative status of journal and conference publications in computer science (I have some reservations about this paper)

http://www.emailthis.clickability.com/et/emailThis?clickMap=viewThis&etMailToID=514025657&pt=Y

Putting a price on professors (article in WSJ)

http://www.cnn.com/2010/TRAVEL/10/21/pilot.secrets/index.html?hpt=T2

Stuff pilots won’t tell you about

http://infoproc.blogspot.com/2010/10/les-grandes-ecoles-chinois.html

French and Chinese “Grandes Ecoles”

http://infoproc.blogspot.com/2010/10/elite-universities-and-human-capital.html

http://infoproc.blogspot.com/2010/10/how-world-works.html

About National Merit Scholars and elite universities

http://five.sentenc.es/

How to respond to emails in five (or fewer) sentences

http://matt-welsh.blogspot.com/2010/10/in-defense-of-mark-zuckerberg.html

Matt Welsh in defense of Mark Zuckerberg

http://www.usatoday.com/news/education/2006-11-02-collegerates_x.htm

College acceptance rates

https://www.eecs.umich.edu/eecs/etc/news/shownews.cgi?1164

http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=117805&org=NSF&from=news

Farnam Jahanian Selected to Head NSF CISE Directorate

http://www.cnn.com/2010/TECH/02/24/google.logo.doodles/index.html?iref=allsearch

Google’s doodles

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/24/business/24jelinek.html?_r=1&ref=international_business_machines

Frederick Jelinek, Who Gave Machines the Key to Human Speech, Dies at 77

http://money.cnn.com/2010/09/24/pf/new_bank_fees/index.htm

New bank fees