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Around the Web 3.9.09: Woz debuts with a cha-cha, Zuckerberg appears on Twitter, Wolfram Alpha challenges Google [UPDATED]

March 9, 2009 |  7:11 am
Steve Wozniak and partner Karina Smirnoff rehearse for Dancing with the Stars
Apple founder Steve Wozniak and Karina Smirnoff rehearse for 'Dancing with the Stars.' Credit: ABC.

-- High school students go online to rate each others' chances to get into colleges. LAT

-- Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg outs himself as "finkd" on Twitter. VentureBeat

-- "Dancing with the Stars" contestant Steve Wozniak, who will do the cha-cha tonight, is hoping for geek support to get him through the first round. Wired

-- The "Watchmen" opening credits go online, stay online. Silicon Alley Insider

-- A new Japanese device lets you control gadgets with your face. PhysOrg via Digg

-- Wolfram Alpha, a "computational knowledge engine," tries to deliver facts better than Google can. TechCrunch

-- Good luck signing up for Facebook if your last name is Super, Pancake, Batman or Kisser. Wash Post

-- Jetpacks make a comeback. Crashes are inevitable. WSJ

-- Crimedex: social networking for law enforcement. NYT

Corrected: An earlier version of this post said Zuckerberg was now using Flickr under the name "finkd." In fact, he's now using Twitter.

-- Chris Gaither