Category Archives: opinions

The Walking Dead season 2

I’m pretty disappointed with season 2 of The Walking Dead. Some important, “difficult” characters have lost their personalities… weren’t there rednecks you loved to hate in season 1? Very resourceful rednecks you hated but had to respect for their abilities? … Continue reading

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Remarks on Internet Freedom

I wonder if Lieberman, McConnell, and King noticed the Secretary of State’s comments about internet censorship. On their own, new technologies do not take sides in the struggle for freedom and progress, but the United States does. We stand for a … Continue reading

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Wikileaks and the Long Haul « Clay Shirky

Clay Shirky’s post about Wikileaks and the U.S. response is a must-read. The key, though, is that democracies have a process for creating such restrictions, and as a citizen it sickens me to see the US trying to take shortcuts. … Continue reading

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Lessig Speaks About Meaningful Reform

So good. So spot on. [ ?posts_id=3964693&dest=-1]

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Feds push for tracking cell phones

Combine warrantless cell phone tracking with the increasing interest in “bystander accomplice laws”  and we can see some very unpleasant consequences for simply being in the wrong place at the wrong time, regardless whether you actually committed or witnessed anything… … Continue reading

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How AMEX Went from Best to Worst in 48 Hours

Have I mentioned I’m really upset at American Express… a company that until recently I would have said had the best customer support org I’ve ever dealt with? Honestly, my last two calls with Comcast went better than with AMEX. … Continue reading

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Ideas are Worthless without Execution

Dear Peoples of teh Internets, Having big ideas isn’t worth squat. There are plenty of big ideas out there. Getting things done with big ideas is worth something. If you can’t get something done, stop wasting my time by trying … Continue reading

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