He’s an avowed socialist, which means I probably disagree with the vast majority of political opinions he holds. Regardless, on this issue I’m with him 100%. Moreover, he is demonstrating the best way to protest government evil. Forget about voting, writing your congressman, or staging a protest. The government is too large and entrenched now so none of that stuff works any… Continue Reading →
Archives for February 2015
Blackjack is one of my favorite hobbies. In an effort many years ago to monetize all of my hobbies, blackjack is also a source of net income for me, albeit a small one. I track my results on spreadsheets, and since figuring out a regular system, I win at blackjack more often than I lose…. Continue Reading →
Ready to do an interesting experiment? You’ll love this. It’ll be fun. Here’s what you do. Make a new word processing document or spreadsheet, and start making a list of everyone you’ve ever heard push for net neutrality. If you have no idea what net neutrality is, it’s a nicey-nice phrase for regulating the internet by placing… Continue Reading →
I’ve just added this to my medium-term to-do list. And why the hell don’t we have viable jet packs yet?
Time travel movies are awesome…when they do it right. I just watched Project Almanac the other day. It was a decent movie but I was struck at how many other older movies did what Almanac tried to do, only better. It’s a found footage movie. I like those, but you have to do it right…. Continue Reading →
I’ve talked before about how people resist enhancements in science and technology out of fear of change, but eventually come to accept them. The example I gave was of women saying that “they would never” modify their baby’s eye color or propensity for alcoholism using gene technology. I also said that in 20-30 years, all… Continue Reading →
Way back in 2009, three years before the presidential election, I predicted that Mitt Romney would win the presidency in 2012. I was wrong of course, but what did happen was: Mitt Romney ran for president, as I knew he would. Mitt Romney garnered the most donor money by far, as I knew he would…. Continue Reading →