Aug 31, 2007
I was interviewed by Greg Morago in yestersday's
Hartford Courant about the 10th anniversary of Princess
... A.E. Housman's poem "To an Athlete Dying Young" couldn't have said it better: Dying in your prime is exceptionally stunning.
"There's something incredibly poignant about someone dying at...
Aug 30, 2007
I spoke to a group of Ron Paul supporters at the Village Pourhouse
in New York City last night. The NYC Ron Paul Meet-Up
group had invited me to talk about the mainstream
media's misreporting of Ron Paul's burgeoning campaign for the
I was impressed. It's always good meeting people with whom you have...
Aug 29, 2007
My colleague iPhonematters columnist Tanner Godarzi has posted a disturbing piece over on Tech Blot, inquiring if Digg has a "Secret, Highly Aggressive and Fatal Content Filter Machine".
Maybe not coincidentally: I noticed the post on Digg this morning. I read it, found it plausible, even likely. And now, back after...
Aug 29, 2007
It's always useful to look at history.
Since AT&T lawyers seem to be doing the most grumbling about opening the iPhone to other carriers, I thought it might be helpful to look at AT&T’s reign as a near monopoly in American telephone service, or at very least the predominating force, until the “divestiture? on...
Aug 28, 2007
I picked up a tall, straggly tomato plant at the local nursery last
week. In its better days, the plant would have sold for $45 -
the pot still had the sticker with that price. That
would have been at least a month or more ago. As it was, the
clerk let me have the plant for $7, plus a 20-percent discount.