Ah yes, another one of those articles that reminds me of how screwy the drug war is… It seems as though Air Force pilots are required to take speed when in a battle situation. And of course, i’m absolutely convinced that most truck drivers are on amphetamines when driving cross country (either illegal ones or those ones sold in every truck stop). It seems as though speed is required, condoned or at least tolerated for certain professions. And you wonder why we have a country who abuses amphetamines?
Monthly Archives: December 2002
fighting for the letter i
internet or Internet? It seems as though i’m not the only one fighting for the role of the letter ‘i’ in our society.. and hell, i know that i’m not the only one who is grumpy about the different spellings/positionings of digital technology
web site vs. website
e-mail vs. E-mail vs. email
(i, of course, prefer website and email.. let them be their own unique words without having to be a descriptive of an old word.. they’ve matured to that level at least!)
Late night entertainment: psychedelic republicans
There is nothing that pisses me off more in academic contexts than ripping off someone’s work and taking credit for it.
NYC Wireless – be aware that your beloved chat system was not designed or developed by Sociable Design, but by one Fernanda Viegas.
boston includes gender expression in non-discrimination
Boston is one of the first cities to fully include gender identity and expression in its city-wide non-discrimination policies. Yippee! Of course, entertainingly, the one guy who dissented did so because “If I put on a dress and heels and lipstick, am I a woman?” Some people just never seem to get it.. ::sigh::
Don’t you hate it when you see disaster emerging and yet you feel so ineffective at stopping it?
The civilian population, in other words, has willingly embraced the technical prerequisites for a national surveillance system that Pentagon planners are calling Total Information Awareness.
Well, duh… They think that they’re building a Castle, right?
eve & jane in holy land
I love how i always learn more about Eve every time i read an article about her… And how i’m a member of the “Vagina Army.” Wait until the V-Party really exists.. oh boy oh boy.
It always makes me smile when i run across other folks with similar views on identity control and the loss of privacy. And i do love the powerful thought of disinformation.. Maybe i should start normalizing my own site?
village voice horoscope
I’m quite humored by this week’s Village Voice horoscope:
SAGITARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Happy Holy Daze, Sagittarius! I’ve been meditating on the perfect holiday gifts for you. What might inspire you to make best use of the astrological opportunities in the coming months? Here’s one idea: the entire costume collection of a defunct theater company. With your closet full of exotic and dramatic new choices, you could dress up in a variety of roles without becoming attached to any of them. And that, in my opinion, would be just what the soul doctor ordered for you to achieve prime psychological health during the Great Experiment that will unfold in 2003.
happy winter solstice
Happy winter solstice!!
Just think: the days start getting longer now…