The real deal

Want to know what Hollywood is really up to these days with all of their legislative agendas? Check out Cory Doctorow’s piece on the three part Hollywood agenda, and how close they are to putting the pieces into place to achieve it. (Thanks to Doc for the pointer.) Reading today’s LangaList. I’m tempted to give…

Good morning!

So the wife was checking out Blogskins the other day and came up with a new 3-column layout for her blog. Her search inspired me to find a nice calm, comfortable skin for the Child Abuse Survivor Blog. So I got that going for me. The challenge now is to find a decent 3-column layout…

More bad news

Here’s some even more bad news, from people who obviously are just clueless, yet somehow wound up in positions of power: Driver’s license as De Facto National ID?. Here’s a quote (and a fine example of just how clueless some people are): “These are state motor vehicle departments that will have these databases. This is…

How I spent my afternoon

Well for most of the afternoon, I’ve been trying to convince myself that it is really not Friday yet, but it’s not working very well. That means that tomorrow should be a very long, unproductive day. Ugh! This afternoon, though, has been productive, at least personally. Well, I was running database mass modifications in the…

Morning News

Smart Card Driver’s licenses? -Yet another example of how people in Washington are constantly on the lookout for new laws to invade your privacy and keep track of you at every stop. Why else would they propose smart-card driver’s licenses and demand that they interoperate with third party, private systems? This whole thing with the…