I'm speechless

I've been pretty out of the news loop for the last few days. I did hear, though, that Chavez' mention of Noam Chomsky's book Hegemony or Survival (which I've read, by the way, and is a very good book) sent it from an Amazon rating of 20,664 to number 1. Blog Category:  Current Affairs Politics

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Threat levels

I've always thought the threat level thing was pretty bogus, and designed just to keep us scared. Well, Wired has a much better one – one that really shows the likelihoods of dying from terrorism in more realistic proportion. So, according to this, the threat level should really be "low" – as they say, "your […]

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Geek Pilgrimage

When I lived on the east coast, I used to drool about Fry's. Fry's is the place where you can actually buy a motherboard, or a case, or a big internal hard drive, or an LED, or soldering iron or … all of those things that geeky types like and want. So, I did a […]

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