I almost flipped when I saw this headline on the front of the biz page of the PD last Tuesday. (It was laying open on a table at the cafe. I still don't read it.)
Conservation crimps bottom line
You cut back: Gas utility wants compensation
So d… more »
Apologies to the American Tobacco Company (formerly of Durham, NC created by JB Duke, funder of Duke University, my alma mater), makers of Tareyton cigarettes, but this fun little video sums up why I still haven't surcomed to the MAC peer pressure.
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While I was away, I got a big surprise from my community wireless network colleagues. I have been asking when we will all get together again for another National Summit. The last one was August 2004.
Well they announced that the 2nd National Summit… more »
Finally, some government work on community wifi that isn't targeted to squelch grassroot efforts to bring universal connectivity and cater to the greedy corporate providers.
From Sasha Meinrath:Two bills were introduced on Friday that would radicall… more »
Yes I'm back and trying to reintegrate with the "real" world. In my quick scan of the blogsphere, I came across this fantastic post on Greater Democracy.
Who is the intended beneficiary of an un-metered wireless communications commons? The people or t… more »
...but blogging will be sparce as I am in Ann Arbor, not for the Superbowl (Pitts-who?), but for a ten day Vajrayana retreat with Jewel Heart.
I want to remind you all to go to the Lit next Thursday Feb 9 for Poetry night. Featured poet is Alex Mal… more »
We must work with our fears, frustrations, disappointments,
and irritations, the painful aspects of life. People complain
that Buddhism is an extremely gloomy religion because it
emphasizes suffering and misery. Usually… more »