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A couple of goodies. An American Mathematical Society text, “Introduction to Probability” is available online under the GNU FDL. It’s a 3.1 MB PDF download (520 pages).

Various blogs are linking to this hilarious post in which a US senator (R-Alaska) gives his view of how the internet works. “The internet is not something you just dump something on. It’s not a truck. It’s a series of tubes.” The comments are amusing too. “Hear that sound ?? It’s the founders of this once great land turning over in their graves”, says one.

update: comedy slideshow now available.