• Archive for April, 2007

    First individuals, now companies with foreign policies (Google singling out Darfur)

    by  • April 11, 2007 • Hexayurt, Personal, Trivia and Media • 0 Comments

    Google singles out Darfur for special attention. There are a lot of other crises in the world. By singling out this one, Google is both contributing to helping solve it, and also throwing many other situations into the shadows. As I said before, “I am an individual with a foreign policy.” The new game of [...]

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    Cat rides the bus

    by  • April 10, 2007 • Science • 0 Comments

    Macavity the cat rides the busses. Super cute story. Gets on at one stop, gets off at another. Cats figuring out busses has implications. Future species neutral transportation infrastructure designers, please take note.

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    Crystal Meth, a user’s guide

    by  • April 9, 2007 • Trivia and Media • 0 Comments

    Demented. Reads very much like an advert for Shabu – 95% pure Chinese crystal meth. Much as I like honest reporting from the front line of the war on drugs (“can’t we declare a truce? how’s about armistice for at least the dope smokers?”) to have some integrity, this story really needed to follow these [...]

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