Last Alaska language speaker dies

Posted on Thu 24 January 2008 in Dispatches • Tagged with impermanence, language, sad • 1 min read

Via Warren Ellis:

Wow, what a sad moment. The last speaker of Eyak language has passed away. However, at least she was able to help compile a dictionary of the language, so that it does not completely pass away with her.

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A Mystery Solved: ‘Fake Steve’ Is an Editor - New York Times

Posted on Sun 05 August 2007 in Dispatches • Tagged with apple, funny, sad • 1 min read

Fake Steve Jobs true identity is revealed to be Forbes editor, Daniel Lyons.

FSJ’s response to the revelation (not unexpected) is also pretty funny.

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