As I mentioned before, out of curiosity to see who was digging the upcoming stories, I probed the API to find the top 100 people casting upcoming diggs on these top news stories. I also tried the same three time ranges as in step 1. Now is when interesting data started to pour in.
When I heard that the new MacBook Air models were shipping without any Flash plug-in installed, the first thing I did was check to see if one of my long-standing Safari annoyances was fixed. It was.
It used to be that if you completely removed the Flash and Shockwave plug-ins, by deleting or moving them out of /Libary/Internet Plug-Ins and (Home)/Library/Internet Plug-Ins, you would get alerts constantly while browsing telling you that they were missing.
Laws that criminalize insider trading cover corporate insiders and those they tip, but not specifically Congress. And while scholars differ on whether existing law could be applied on Capitol Hill, it hasn’t been.
It’s a gap in the law that two members of Congress have been trying for years to plug, to no avail. Congress is famous for telling others what they can and can’t do. When it comes to proscribing its own conduct, it’s a different story.
For some of the riders, what happens on track is but a component of the overall battle raging for supremacy in Grand Prix racing. And it’s not just the riders who suffer this uniquely painful situation. The teams they represent have egos as well…
Scott Jones talks about Jorge Lorenzo, who recently clinched the 2010 MotoGP Championship and his relationship with Fiat Yamaha rival and 9-time champion, Valentino Rossi.