But the real winner isn’t the American taxpayer or even the House Republicans....– The Phony Solyndra Scandal - NYTimes.com
Many readers responded bluntly that when men have eight children, it is...– On Top of Famine, Unspeakable Violence - NYTimes.com
Facebook Cookies Track Users Even After Logging... →
Yet another good reason to use Ghostery.
AnandTech - The Apple Thunderbolt Display Review →
An excellent review of an excellent display. I do hope that Promise will soon release a fix for my Pegasus, though.
vital, everyday topics like how to remove blood from your waistcoat after being...– Stain Removal for gentlemen
Mr. Obama, in a bit of political salesmanship, will call his proposal the...– Obama Tax Plan Would Ask More of Millionaires - NYTimes.com. Finally, the Dems start employing some of the marketing tactics that have served the GOP so well.
Boston Globe’s Responsive Redesign. Discuss. –... →
Zeldman makes an excellent point I hadn’t seen yet amidst all the buzz: we may very well look back on this as the seminal moment for responsive design.
Silly me. I thought flying on 9/11 would be easy. I figured most people would...– Some real Shock and Awe: Racially profiled and cuffed in Detroit | Stories from the Heartland
Why Arabic is Terrific →
Huxtable Hotness →
“reviewing the sartorial choices of the characters on “The Cosby Show” one episode at a time”. For the lulz.
Gail the Goldfish →
In the West Wing, the contents of the fish bowl on CJ’s desk change to fit each episode’s theme. I never noticed! Guess it’s time to start another West Wing marathon.
Rogue SSL Certs Issued For CIA, MI6, Mossad -... →
The names on the SSL certs are irrelevant. The real story here is that a certificate authority was compromised. Media stories really should be focusing on what DigiNotar is and how users can actually protect themselves from the fallout, rather than a trickle of stories about “watch out for domain X!” and “don’t trust domain Y any more!”.
For example, in May 2009 The Wall Street Journal declared that the “bond...– The Fatal Distraction - NYTimes.com. I was shocked when public discourse about the economy turned to the deficit. I used to be simply dismayed at how well right-wingers controlled the messages of mass media—now I’m terrified by it.
The last three large flooding emergencies — in 1996 and 2005, and the disaster...– For a Town on a Flood Plain, Doubts About Rebuilding - NYTimes.com. When making life and death decisions like “where should I build my house?”, doesn’t it seem like we should give mathematics a little more respect instead of pretending that “1% probability in any given...
Not long ago, a political party seeking to change U.S. policy would try to...– Eric and Irene - NYTimes.com
Leak at WikiLeaks: A Dispatch Disaster in Six Acts... →
Wow, this looks pretty bad for everybody involved.