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A Tribute To Coffee

Is there a beverage that has had more influence on society than coffee? Well, maybe beer — but there’s a reason why people don’t describe themselves as Beer Achievers. Coffee is the ultimate performance-enhancing drug. Without a fully caffeinated workforce, the wheels of capitalism would fall off. Without coffee, we would have no software — …

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Live from the Yearly Kos convention

My Weekend at the YearlyKos Convention

Editor’s Note: The YearlyKos convention in Chicago this past weekend was a significant milestone in the history of the liberal blogosphere. The event confirmed the ascendancy of bloggers as a serious political force. All seven of the Democratic Party candidates attended to woo progressive voters. As part of our ongoing effort to bring Medialoper readers …

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Kirby Emporium in Second Life

Unravelling the Kirby Scandal

As political scandals go, this one was odd, even by Second Life standards. Gaming blogs were buzzing last week with reports of a bizarre incident involving the staff member of a US Senator who (allegedly in a drunken rage) used a plot of Second Life land to stage a protest against a fluffy pink video …

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