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Category Archives: Misc
Finally got updated to the latest version of WordPress so I can post on the blog again. Maybe I’ll actually do that some.
I’m a big fan of the original Star Trek series, and I’ve seen a couple of episodes of Cribs. So this is fun. HT: Joe Carter who posted 29 additional videos you might enjoy.
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Windy and Cold
Woke up with quite a headache this morning (it’s Spring!) so I ended up watching more of the morning news than I usually do. One of the things that genuinely amuses me is they way weather people in Southern California … Continue reading
Two Words that Describe My Current Situation
Transition (noun) — movement, passage, or change from one position, state, stage, subject, concept, etc., to another; change. Hiatus (noun) — a break or interruption in the continuity of a work, series, action, etc. August 31 was the last day … Continue reading
Why Does This Interest Me?
Maybe because I once had a job that involved implementing warehouse automation systems. Or maybe I’m just a nerd. Anyway, it’s an article from last week’s Chicago Tribune on how Netflix’s warehouse works. With pictures.
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The President’s Council on Bioethics Disbanded
As you may have heard by now, President Obama has disbanded the President’s Council on Bioethics. As usual, my buddy Joe says it better than I could: To the electoral victor goes the electoral spoils, so Obama’s disbanding is neither … Continue reading
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My Favorite Magazine
Is Wired. Because of the breadth of reporting. Case in point, “The Untold Story of the World’s Biggest Diamond Heist” from this month’s issue. Another great article is “High Tech Cowboys of the Deep Seas: The Race to Save the … Continue reading
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The Pursuit of Paradoxical Projects
Books & Culture has an interview with the always excellent Jean Bethke Elshtain where she discusses, among other things, her assertion: In our own liberal society at the moment, and in most of the Western democracies in general, we are … Continue reading
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A Day Late
But too great to miss: HT: Joe Carter