Archives for September 2, 2008

Sarah Palin’s Pastor Problem

Thank you Ana for turning me on to this. Also see this.

Have you ever visited a culture entirety different than your own (or even moderately different, like you’re from New York and you visit Kentucky, or you’re from Belgium and you visit Italy)? You will see things …. things people do differently, right away. Then you leave and you figure these things are what ‘they’ ……

How can Google be taken seriously if a) it runs it’s own business on LAMP servers using mainly Python; b) develops a multi-threaded browser with a memory-conservative development API; c) call it all open source and d) make it available only on Windows? Since Google Chrome is probably very good competition for the remaining users…

Sugata Mitra: Can kids teach themselves?

Sarah Palin

GOP’s Secret Internal Talking Points For Delegates About Palin Family are HERE. So if you are with the GOP and don’t have these, better have a look. Otherwise, STAY AWAY THIS IS SECRET. Futures Trading in Palin’s Likely withdraw from the VEEP sweepstakes have started, details here. But don’t worry, it’s OK. She’s ready to…

Blogospherics – Recommended reads

I have been collecting a number of very interesting links, all sent by readers, and would now like to lay them on you. There is quite a diversity of material here, but you will enjoy all of it.

Republican Desires: Yes We Klan!

“It is true that if you wanted to reduce crime, you could abort every black baby in this country…” Republican Secretary of Education William Bennet, 1985 to 1988 Hat tip: Javier,who tells me that this video is “from the same guy who did the Expelled/astrology parody.”

How do athletes in Olympic level endurance competition do it?