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God I love Time Magazine! [Oct. 19th, 2007|06:37 pm]
Arvind Narayanan
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Two delicious quotes from this issue:

On Ron Paul's campaign:
This anything-goes approach has made Ron Paul 2008 the electoral equivalent of open-source software. It's a perfect match for the candidate's libertarian fans. ... "I really like playing with these new tools," [e-campaign director Lam] admits. "I guess I'm kinda geeky."
On behavioral psychological testing on high-school kids:
"We thought if you have the cash left over, you can spend it on crystal meth or condoms or whatever high school kids buy," [researcher Dr. Wansink] says.
Turns out he's behind the times:
Instead, when they had cash, the kids spent the same amount of money on food, but they spent more on junk food.