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January 20th, 2012

Microsoft’s new text adventure

I was surprised, as you might be, to hear that Microsoft has just released a text adventure. Called Visual Studio 2010, it appears to be a bit tricky for beginners. But despite the price, it may be worth your time. Ars Technica posted a review.

Posted in Technology

Suzanne January 22, 2012, 1:43 am

Guess what the Washington Post headline was today in the Arts section? An exact, yes, word-for-word exact repeat of the typo you caught way back in 2002. “Music to Soothe the Savage Breast.” I still have the issue and can take a photo & upload it for you if you’d like, just let me know.
Here’s a link to your post about the first time they ran this typo. In contrast to that typo, today’s was in HUGE, swirling colorful artistic text that took up nearly the entire above-the-fold area of the front page of the Arts section.

Paul January 22, 2012, 3:04 pm

You know, you could have just posted on *that* Ping. Just sayin’.

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