Monthly Archives: December 2012

Software Update

In the mid-1990’s I worked for a telecommunications firm that was trying to make a set top box for interactive television. (This was even as the internet was exploding. Read Michael Lewis’ The Next Next Thing to find out what … Continue reading

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Was It 2012 or 2112?

File this under Signs of the (Mayan?) Apocalypse: Rush Featured on NPR. Wow. I recently saw Rush play a show in Atlanta. The crowd ranged in age from five to the mid-fifties, embracing both lank-haired teenage skateboarders and heart surgeons. … Continue reading

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“Right Turn” Rubin Illustrates the Gulf Between the Establishment GOP and the Conservative Base

This is a prime example of why I think Jennifer Rubin is such a tool: DeMint has been a destructive force, threatening to primary colleagues, resisting all deals and offering very little in the way of attainable legislation. He has … Continue reading

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Zubrin: Mars the Hard Way

Bob Zubrin’s not enamored with NASA’s Mars proposal: The kindest thing that can be said about this quintuple rendezvous plan is that it is probably the unplanned product of the pathology of bureaucracy, rather than the willful madness of any … Continue reading

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Terra – Terminal Emulator

Terra Terminal Emulator. For people who rebel against learning to use Screen. We’ve come a long way from the ADM-3A.

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