Lifehacker gleaned this one from the Chicago Tribune. The proposed idea is to cut service on Tuesday. Seems a little random, but makes some sense to not have consecutive days without service. Personally, I feel like I could get by on 3 days of postal service per week. In this age, how much of the […]
In podcast #7, we touched on the so-called “green movement” and how it seems to be moving beyond the realm of partisanship. Today’s Dot Earth column from Andrew Revkin and the New York Times shows some numbers that beg to differ. The column is a good jumping-off point to read up on some recent stories […]
Just before Barack Obama took the oath of office, a new incarnation of the White House website went live. We’ve talked on previous shows about Obama’s status as our “most wired” president yet– the depth and variety of media available through this new website and the various feeds that it offers demonstrates that the Obama […]
This week on the podcast, Kyle and I ended up talking about some issues that the new Obama administration may (or may not) need to work on once he takes office next week. We also talked about the nearly-innumerable number of social networks on the Internet, and how people in the 21st century will settle […]
In five years, a machine may exist that can read complex thoughts. Who gets to control this power? How Technology May Soon “Read” Your Mind, 60 Minutes: Incredible Research Lets Scientists Get A Glimpse At Your Thoughts – CBS News.
Perhaps it would be good for people to vote the opposite of their particular ideologies. In this case, we have a Democrat terrified of being portrayed as a tax-and-spender…so what does he do?…what any good Republican would…cut taxes. This after a Republican administration which spent as good as any liberal, but didn’t tax. Still, I […]