A year ago today
A year ago today I was in a temporarily bad place in my life. Not really sure how else to describe it. I was living in the city I wanted to live (on the outskirts), doing what I loved, making enough money to get by, enjoying many great times with friends — but I was unhappy. Unhappy with my appearance (weight). Unhappy with the effort it took to work. Unhappy with my roommates. Unhappy with my...
(CNN) — President Obama’s speech on the gulf oil disaster may have...– American president too smart for idiots of America Sometimes I’m disgusted at this country. Unfortunately this particular affliction happens to affect most of the world, there’s just no escaping.
Ignoring it won't make it go away →
Great read on the tech community and influencing (US) government policies. (via mattly
Massive Flow Of Bullshit Continues To Gush From BP... →
Though no one knows exactly how much of the dangerous bullshit is currently gushing from BP headquarters, estimates put the number at somewhere between 25,000 and 70,000 words a day.
A letter to my little brother on graduation
Jayme, Happy Graduation! You’ll probably expect me to give you all sorts of advice. But I’ve really only got this — stop planning your life. People are terrible at predicting what will make them happy. So don’t try and predict your happiness. Don’t assume that once you get this degree, this job, this girl or this house that you’ll be happy. Just live your...
They're still lying
What (still) bugs me most about this horrible oil spill in the gulf is the obviousness in which BP has been lying to us. Take a look at this NYTimes infographic for some of the various projections on the flow rate and read how they got them. Now, reported today: Early Saturday, engineers were able to divert only 6,000 barrels in a 24-hour period to a ship on the surface as they worked to...