The 21-year-old University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee sophomore, who joined the Army Reserve a year ago, said he was walking home from work early Tuesday morning when four masked men forced him into an alley at gunpoint.
After ordering him to the ground, the reservist said the men took his wallet, keys, cell phone, and even an energy bar wrapper from his pants pockets.
But when one of the robbers started going through the wallet, the reservist said the hostilities immediately ceased.
“They found my military ID which stopped them dead in their tracks,” the student, who asked not to be identified, told WTMJ-TV. “What I presume to be the leader said, ‘We can’t do this. We’ve got to give him his stuff back.'”
When I was young directory assistance was free, a human, and very good. I used it a lot and maybe folks like me are why Ma Bell dumped it.
But there is a good reason to keep information flow free and apparently Google agrees with me. What they have done now is created a robotic voice 411 service for businesses and it is free, call 1-800-GOOG-411
I’ve only begun to try it but it looks like a keeper to me.
Design Patterns and Business Models for the Next Generation of Software
by Tim Oâ€™Reilly
has been a question of mine and that I hear from folks just getting
started in computers nowadays. If you are new to the net, or if you are
not new but still donâ€™t have any grasp of what you are doing with the
Internet this five page article is a well written ticket just for you.
I am only getting started looking at these listings but my first glance is to be very impressed. Browse around the listings and see if you can find something to listen to instead of watching reruns of Lassie. 🙂