As you probably recall, I recently moved this blog from Typepad to WordPress. It was an easy process, and one that was well worth it. But, of course, spammers of all stripes (email spammers, comment spammers, weblog spammers) are like mold growing on a piece of bread that's been out for a few days. In […]

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I just finished Harry Potter: The Deathly Hallows. I won't post any spoilers here. It was a good book, a fun and engaging read, full of the standard JK Rowling mysteries and puzzles and twists and turns. But it was, in the end incredibly predictable. Which is OK, I guess. But I haven't understood all […]

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I know, it seems like just a few weeks ago that we were unpacking the relocubes, dealing with snow, moving bookshelves and furniture, putting up pictures and all of that stuff. It was actually 5 months ago, but that time has flown. We decided, for a variety of reasons, to move again. We're moving to […]

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This July 4th it seems that the way people are responding to the Bush presidency is to refer back to the Declaration of Independence. And, if you read it, thinking instead of our “king” George, instead of the old King George, it is actually rather striking. Blog Category:  Current Affairs

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Being at the US Social Forum has been giving me lots of food for thought. It's not as much because of the content of the workshops, but because of what identities I have brought with me to the different sessions. In the one I gave, my identity was as an free and open source software […]

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