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Becoming More Minimalist

Pretend you’re moving across the country, taking only what will fit in a 1997 Honda Civic sedan. I’ve been working …

A Minor History of Convergence

There’s a conversation floating around at the moment surrounding the rise of web platform’ applications in contrast to client applications …

Ads Across the Wire

The first ad I’ve yet seen in an syndicated feed, RSS or ATOM, brings up an interesting subject. It appeared …

Holiday Metrics

Hours spent in vehicle driving from place to place: 32.5 Number of days over which travel occured: 4 Average Hours …

Whiffle Boy

Everytime I look in on one of these discussions (Update: Scoble changed comment systems and in doing deleted all comments.), …

“Support Our Troops”

The words are everywhere in the towns closest to U.S military bases. M & I drove down to a wedding …

Someone Else’s Enemy

It’s not easy to see a country in weeks or years, and even more difficult to see it in days. …

Yard Sale Politics

I’m sitting here on the front steps of my home, increasingly convinced that yard sales are the most awkward form …

Finding a Way

I began writing fiction in a meandering way, based mainly on the relative ease with which I made progress and …

“Consequences of Permissive Neglect”

An essay entitled “Consequences of Permissive Neglect” is up regarding the problems facing intelligence organizations today. It’s fascinating reading, and …

Preface to “The Stand”

In his preface to The Stand Stephen King writes an alternate version of Hansel and Gretel (via Slashdot):“Hansel and Gretel …

Wozniak at NCSU

I’m posting my notes from Steve Wozniak’s talk at North Carolina State University on Saturday. Depending on your knowledge of …