please support barack obama

Obama stands against bad governing not only in his support of specific practices like open data standards and basic network neutrality, but in his work against corruption from day one. He’s sponsored legislation to restrict gifts to Congress by industry representatives (which also carried a whole slew of anti-corruption measures that were a breath of […]

robot train

today, after we went to the children’s museum, we were not quite ready to go right home and have dinner yet (J1 made sushi! yay!) so we rode the robot train. i had never ridden the robot train, and i must say i was impressed. it has a nice warm waiting area with nice seating […]

CSS to make text wrap

/* Browser specific (not valid) styles to make preformatted text wrap */ code { white-space: pre-wrap; /* css-3 */ white-space: -moz-pre-wrap; /* Mozilla, since 1999 */ white-space: -pre-wrap; /* Opera 4-6 */ white-space: -o-pre-wrap; /* Opera 7 */ word-wrap: break-word; /* Internet Explorer 5.5+ */ }/* Browser specific (not valid) styles to make preformatted text […]

iTunes Stuff

picked up at purple fiction Instructions: Open up your iTunes and fill out this survey, no matter how embarrassing the responses might be. Total Song: 9,252 How many hours or days of music: 31.7 days Most recently played: “Agony of Laffitte” — Spoon, A Series of Snakes Most played: “Global Hypnosis” — Kelly Howell, Insomnia […]

life update

i know i still have some readers, despite the fact that i almost never actually write anything anymore. here is an attempt to play catch up: my son started basketball recently, and i have to say, seven year old boys trying to dribble is adorable i am knee-deep in a personal project that i hope […]

Links for 1/23/08 [my NetNewsWire tabs]

Pledge of Allegiance Eye of the Goof: Doin’ the Space Girl Dance LaCie LaCinema | Uncrate The Frontal Cortex : Killing Chickens on Television Monograph (Monoscope) Hoosier Beer Geek: A picture is worth a thousand beers… Dark House Quarter – Conversation Today @ PC World MacBook Air Amiss: Time to License Mac OS X? xkcd […]

fairness is in our genes

there has been a lot said about the article i am going to quote later in this post, but none of it that i’ve seen calls out the glaringly obvious point that i’m seeing in this: Consider one more experimental example to prove the point: the ultimatum game. You are given $100 to split between […]

Links for 1/17/08

Dub custom wheels – Pimpstar – Custom Wheels and Performance Tires at TED | Talks | Gever Tulley: 5 dangerous things you should let your kids do (video) Hoosier Beer Geek: The Hopslam Who-What wear palettes The Joy of Tech comic… laughter is the best tech support. The octopus who loves his Mr Potato […]