Daily Archives: June 9, 2007

Sista Hoods Spell Cyber Salvation

Boston’s plan to blanket the city with wireless Internet connections is set to pick up speed this month as companies jockey to play a role and a pilot WiFi project gets underway in a square-mile area of the Grove Hall … Continue reading

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Gaming the System

What will millions of poor children do with cheap laptop computers? Play games, of course. But not just any games. The vaunted “$100 laptop” already being distributed in some countries by MIT professor Nicholas Negroponte’s One Laptop Per Child program … Continue reading

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Trucker Tries Unique Hood Ornament

(AP) A 21-year-old man got the ride of a lifetime when his electric wheelchair became lodged in the grille of a semitrailer and was pushed down a highway for several miles at about 50 mph. Ben Carpenter was unharmed but … Continue reading

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