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Stranger than fiction – The Boston Globe "If we didn't have Clark Rockefeller, we'd have to make him up. Actually, Christian Karl Gerhartsreiter did us the favor, and he has saved the summer of 2008 from being one long infomercial about the Olympics." (tags: clarkrockefeller gerhartsreiter impostor fake boston)

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Times Higher Education – All the privileged must have prizes (tags: boston cambridge harvard university teaching education school society culture money college academia business)

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MobileMe Problems Show Apple Needs an Infrastructure Lesson – GigaOM (tags: apple mobileme internet service) When Google Owns You | So much for Cloud Computing (tags: interesting internet google future service security storage gmail account)