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8/03/10 / Farm

We are an ungrateful people I don’t mean just in the big sense – having this wonderful life to live, living in the United States, etc., etc. – but rather the small, everyday stuff. Like Yahoo! Mail. Like Dropbox and Live Mesh. These services are offered to us for “free”, while someone “back there” has [...]

3/04/09 / Habius

11:30 AM I’ve discovered a great site for watching free documentary films. 10:41 AM Immigrants are returning to China and India! (and other places too). From article: Because immigrants are critical to the country’s long-term economic health. Despite the fact that they constitute only 12% of the U.S. population, immigrants have started 52% of Silicon [...]

Made in __: three sweet words

There are three words that are the sweetest words in the world of manufacture: Made in Germany. Think Porsche, A. Lange & Sohne, Leica, Schneider Kreuznach, ZF – and these are just the names well-known in N. America. From Wikipedia article (bold mine): The label was originally introduced in Britain by the Merchandise Marks Act [...]

7/07/08 / Copenhagen

11:59 PM Since the site is still loading slow, I’m assuming K2 isn’t the problem.  Maybe it’s one of the widgets I’m using in the sidebar.  At least I’m getting closer to figuring out what’s slowing the site to a crawl. 11:45 PM Changed the site theme to the default Kubrick.  I hope this speeds [...]

Arrest Bush!

I’ve never read or even heard of this guy before, but I admire his audacity for (rightly) putting out a call to arrest George W. Bush for explicitly condoning acts of torture (waterboarding) against innocent people. From op/ed article (italics author’s, bolds mine): “This” is torture. Against innocent people. Conducted by CIA agents and American [...]

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