USPS going down to 5...

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...

President and the Pu...

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...

The New whitehouse.g...

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...

Podcast #7 – T...

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...

How Technology May S...

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...

Lawmakers and Financ...

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...

Obama raps Bowl Cham...

While I agree, is this really something Obama should be working on? I suppose he’s a man who can get things done, but let’s get something else fixed before we worry about this…like, say…net neutrality…if you fix that one right, we’ll let you take some time...

Can ‘Green Job...

How many “Green” jobs could there really be…and are the people looking for work even qualified to fill them? Link