Prison Pete

Monday, May 15, 2006
  The famine has continued.
The only letters this week so far (hope springs eternal for Friday) was a two pager from Mom and Dad. That was their first letter in over a month. Urgh.

I will hopefully get some more typing for blog done this weekend, but I am also planning on spending Saturday and Sunday evening in the law library. I have to get this new motion done.

I note how the NY Times web site is going to keep track of the printed headlines for seven days. Now I see why you had trouble finding that article I asked you about. Actually I want to blog about the whole issue of how they need to use more generic article titles to help the search engines. Damn. What are the NY Post and NY Daily News supposed to do? Their headlines are usually quite creative.

Plus I remember the thrill of looking up old articles using the microfilm and not only seeing the actual article but the other stories of that day and the ads etc. All that flavor is going to be lost as we go to this generic text storage. Oh and now we get updated ads I suppose. So even if you are looking at an article from ten or fifteen years ago, the ads will all be today's? Boring.

One would hope you would have the option of seeing an article in original layout or text only format.
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