Thursday, March 14, 2002  [!]

The fairest thing we can experience in the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of true art and true science. He who knows it not, who can no longer feel amazement, is as good as dead, a snuffed out candle.
Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein was born 123 years ago. Andrea has more Einstein links, plus a link to a great page for finding your birthday in <pi> (pi)

Of the people, by the people, for the people Lawrence Lessig on copyright and Disney. [via Scripting News]

Every time the Disney copyright [on Mickey Mouse] is about to expire, the terms of copyright protection get extended.

[...] Lessig is currently working on a case that seeks to overturn the so-called Mickey Mouse Protection Act.

L.A. Times: Doing a Number on Violators Statistics, Databases and the ebb and flow of ethnic cleansing in Kosovo point to Milosovic.

The numbers, [Patrick Ball] said, establish a clear pattern: The culprit was an organized campaign of "ethnic cleansing" by Yugoslav military and paramilitary forces under the command of Milosevic.

"When we looked systematically and really carefully at the killing data, I found this pattern," Ball said during an interview before his testimony. "My jaw dropped through the floor. It blew me away."

USA Today: For Bush, secrecy is a matter of loyalty

Obscure Do you remember the show, My Mother the Car? It came out in the '65-66 TV season, along with I Dream of Jeannie, Lost In Space, Get Smart, Green Acres, The Smothers Brothers Show, F Troop, and The Wild Wild West. Now that was TV!