Monthly Archives: September 2012

So tired of “Gotcha!” politics…

This morning I was greeted with a “did you hear that Mitt Romney believes airplanes should have windows that roll down?” My response: “Well I’m not voting for him based on his understanding of how airplanes work.” The other day, … Continue reading

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Borderlands 2 – How a sequel is made.

Managed to get my greedy little hands on  Borderlands 2 last week, and I’ve spent hours playing it since.  I’m always weary when it comes to a video game sequel and try my best to not base my opinion on … Continue reading

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Why one shouldn’t fall asleep while watching Back to The Future…

So I’ve already had my question regarding the timeline in BTTF2 answered regarding how Biff was able to return to the same timeline in 2016 after the act of giving a younger version of himself the Sports Almanac.  A deleted … Continue reading

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Yes, we can…?

http://www.ijreview.com/2012/09/16780-obama-you-cant-change-washington-from-inside/ I’m sure there is more meaning to his words, a truer, deeper meaning, that my pea-brain can’t comprehend… but Obama seriously said “You can’t change Washington from the inside.” So in 4 years he’s gone from “Yes, we can” … Continue reading

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Feds indict “information activist” for violating “terms of service”…

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2012/09/feds-go-overboard-in-prosecuting-information-activist/ So apparently this bright yet misguided ‘information activist’ decided to download as many academic documents as he could from JSTOR with a plan to upload them to a P2P network.  The catch here is that JSTOR provides free access … Continue reading

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You know…

Just a followup thought to my last post regarding Romney’s commentary on the 47% of Americans who he considers ‘locked in’ when it comes to voting for Obama…  Now the message of Conservatism really hasn’t changed over the years… Small … Continue reading

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You say gaffe, I say “no shit?”

http://newsbusters.org/blogs/brent-baker/2012/09/17/nbc-s-williams-jumps-highlight-surreptitiously-recorded-romney-comments On the way in today, in my pre-caffeinated state I heard Don Imus ranting over a comment Romney made yesterday, implying that ‘he doesn’t care about the 47% of Americans who are going to vote for Obama.’  I felt … Continue reading

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Don’t blame the cops, blame the sytem, I do.

NYPD officer canned for ticketing dead people says he was doing it to meet ‘quotas’ Now generally speaking, I don’t have a problem with law enforcement.  I’ve had my own run ins, pretty much all traffic related… Some ended in … Continue reading

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A VPN is only as good as its endpoints…

There’s a big push lately for everyone to utilize VPN’s. For quite some time, VPN’s have been used to connect individual computers or networks to another networks across the Internet securely. In the most basic of explanations – a VPN … Continue reading

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