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Enough Rope

This image is from the 'popular now' area of the bing.com homepage.  Isn't it interesting that it is the parent keeping her child too close (perhaps) who causes the controversy, while another who runs the risk of leaving three children [...]

June 24th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|3 Comments

For The Wordsmiths

Is it possible to study something as ill-defined as culture in a quantitative manner? Researchers from Harvard have collaborated with Google and some traditional publishers to answer that question with a qualified "yes." By leveraging a portion of Google's massive [...]

December 17th, 2010|Categories: Uncategorized|3 Comments

Crucial, not speedy

For a brief time in the later 1800's the Pony Express could deliver a message from coast to coast in ten days. News of Lincoln's election made it in seven days, 17 hours. I just ordered a piece of RAM [...]

December 11th, 2010|Categories: Uncategorized|3 Comments

Hypocrisy, I So Despise Thee.

I’m trying to figure out what fosters more hypocrisy, politics or religion?  They’re both prone to reducing what would seem like normal, well tempered people into sniveling intolerant close-minded bitches, but one has to be worse than the other. Today, [...]

August 18th, 2010|Categories: Uncategorized|2 Comments