Rep. Jefferson

Diversity Inc. has an interesting piece on the embattled Rep. Jefferson. I’m not surprised that some folks are calling for his resignation, and that some are holding their tongue. The statement that “the Congressional Black Caucus is asking that Jefferson not be tried in the ‘chambers of public opinion’ after supporting the House vote” is Read More …

From Grist Magazine

The brilliantly irreverent folks at Grist say it better than I could. Enjoy!   http://www.grist.org/news/daily/2007/06/06/5/#comments   That’s It, We’re Not Washing Our Undies Anymore Groups ask U.S. EPA to ban chemical in detergent that feminizes fish Your detergent gets your clothes clean, sure — but does it feminize your trout? Five green groups and a Read More …

Palm Announces New Device Today

It’ll be interesting to see where this leads. Can’t help but think that this is related to the impending iPhone release.     http://investor.palm.com/releaseDetail.cfm?ReleaseID=246144   News Media, Industry and Financial Analysts Invited to Live Video Webcast SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 29, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Jeff Hawkins, founder of Palm, Inc. (Nasdaq:PALM), will host a live Read More …

UFO buffs to offer ‘proof’ of aliens

I guess we’ll need to wait until September to see for sure.     UFO buffs to offer ‘proof’ of aliens THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Proof that a 12-foot creature with fiery red eyes spooked Braxton County schoolchildren in 1952. Proof that aliens crashed a spaceship near Roswell, N.M., in 1947. Proof that Read More …

Article and thoughts

A little story about the iPhone, particularly about its upcoming release, but also exploring its Seattle connections. My favorite part, though, is the writer calling Bill Gates the “Simon Cowell of the software world”.   Though the iPhone brings forth some serious geek lust in me, I just can’t see springing for this anytime soon. Read More …

Computer Science

I have explored computers deeply, I guess. I have studied Unix, FORTRAN, COBOL, and C. Just as importantly, I know what all this stuff is, which makes me a bit geeky. However, it was never my passion. All the way back in junior high, when I made a great deal of noise about wanting to Read More …