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  • There are all kinds of dire in the title of that article. The spurious question mark? The apparent misuse of quorum for forum, and worst of all, the inclusion of freakonomics. Gah!

    September 13, 2008

  • "Even sooner, by 1989 or thereabouts, bands of tech-savvy sexual explorers were finding each other on Usenet, an all-text, no-pictures corner of the net that predated the web. Among them was software developer Harry Ugol, who formulated the oft-quoted Ugol’s Law: 'To any question beginning with ‘Am I the only one who … ?’ the answer is no.'"

    The New York Times, How to Think About Sex? A Freakonomics Quorum, by Stephen J. Dubner, September 12, 2008

    September 13, 2008