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Politics

Dear Conservatives… (updated)

Update: I am embarassed to admit that I screwed up in this post. I’m leav­ing it here to serve as a les­son, most­ly to me, but be sure to read the first two com­ments below. Many of my inflam­ma­to­ry com­ments (all of them?) were not just poor­ly researched, but untrue. For exam­ple, Ali­to held that […]

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Politics

Dear Democrats…

Dear­est Democ­rats in Con­gress and around the coun­try. Now is the time to take it to the mat. I have sat by while you did squat to oppose this Admin­is­tra­tion’s blun­der­ings. I whined a lit­tle when you rolled over regard­ing the fil­i­buster. But I’m not tak­ing it any more. I will give you mon­ey for […]

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Technology

The Home Computing Master Plan

[This post has been regur­gi­tat­ed from a sta­t­ic page I wrote in 2005. Thought it should live in the time­line, instead of out of it.] I love com­put­ers, specif­i­cal­ly Apple’s com­put­ers, and I plan to live with them involved in my life as much as pos­si­ble. I have a plan, an ide­al set­up, that I […]

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Technology

Updating the Home Computing Master Plan

Well, anoth­er Apple Event, anoth­er update of the Home Com­put­ing Mas­ter Plan. As some of you may know, I have a plan as far as what I’d like our home to be, com­put­ing-wise. In a nut­shell, I want a safe, cen­tral place to store all our pre­cious data (doc­u­ments, movies, pho­tos, music), acces­si­ble from around […]

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Technology

Advanced online banking features

Here’s an awe­some idea, if I do say so myself. I was look­ing at our bank account online, at our check­ing and our sav­ings accounts, when I thought to myself, it should­n’t be this hard to save for stuff. If I can see my sav­ings account online, why can’t I des­ig­nate some of it as […]