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In the Loop: October 21, 2009 Archive

NewsTune: For the financial CEOs...

Posted at 11:25 AM on October 21, 2009 by Jeff Horwich (0 Comments)

Evidently, the financial crisis didn't make much of a dent in the financial perks awarded to the CEOs of the country's top financial services companies, including firms ponying up for things like country club dues and CEOs' income tax bills. (Cite: WashPost this week.)

Here's a little song about dat, featuring a cool little pear-shaped tenor guitar.

And hey, it's our first music video in widescreen! Nifty.

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Weighing in on Google Wave

Posted at 5:36 PM on October 21, 2009 by Sanden Totten (0 Comments)

It's a revolution! It's the next big thing! It's what all the kids want for Christmas!

Of course I'm talking about Google Wave. And anyone following the tech world knows that Google Wave is a big deal. But what exactly does it do? And can it possibly live up to all the hype?

In The Loop assembled a hardy band of Wave pioneers to weigh in on how they've been using the paradigm shifting but ultimately hard to explain program. Listen in, and let us know what you think of Google Wave.

ps: Our esteemed panel includes Jeremy Pavleck (@jpavleck), Stacia Marlett (@factory_worker), Than Tibbetts (@thanland) and our own Sanden Totten (@sandentotten).

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