Monthly Archives: December 2009

great quote

Fantastic article, as always, by Bruce: A terrorist attack cannot possibly destroy a country’s way of life; it’s only our reaction to that attack that can do that kind of damage. The more we undermine our own laws, the more … Continue reading

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kudos al-queda

Dear Al-Queda, Congratulations! Look’s like once again you have struck a victory even in the face of what looks like defeat. Don’t get me wrong, your plans were not foiled in any way. The security measures in place absolutely failed … Continue reading

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eric schmidt is an idiot

Ok… I know I am a bit late to the party with this, but it’s been a busy week. Give me a break and let me get my jabs in… Article: Facebook and Google Contrasts in Privacy “If you have … Continue reading

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eco-friendly in-name only?

I just received a post-card in the mail from my employer stating that in January they are launching their “eco-pay” program, whereby paper pay-stubs will no longer be mailed and employees will receive statements online. This is all designed to … Continue reading

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christmas lights

Dear SEPTA, As much as I love the colors of Christmas, all the reds and greens, you seem to be decorating your train status boards with an awful lot of red. Seriously, get your act together. It hasn’t even snowed … Continue reading

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get real

Time for me to take a moment to talk about my favorite topic, theĀ  way we measure our unemployment rate and misinformed reactions. Take this headline from earlier today: Rally loses steam on Wall Street after early surge fueled by … Continue reading

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the end of “anonymous coward?”

Article: Yahoo: Now Accepting Facebook ID (Business Week) Conceding to the ubiquity of Facebook as the default form of identity on the Web while helping further it, Yahoo announced a partnership with the social network on Wednesday that will enable … Continue reading

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