Archives for October 25, 2009

Religion Hunter Bites the Dust

Heather Rosa: Five days a week I’m a news junkie. On weekends I take a complete break. Come Monday morning, I’m again ready for the news, catching up on whatever happened over the weekend. The first thing that slapped me in the face Monday morning, even before the every-five-minute repeat of the weather, was this…

… well, that would sure make things a lot easier… Sean Hannity’s … feigns dismay at the idea that Christians don’t have any signs up in the NYC Subway system. I am trying to imagine the outrage, because it isn’t happening. There are pro-Christian signs all over the NYC subway system. It shouldn’t take too…

The Power of the Pentatonic Scale

World Science Festival 2009: Bobby McFerrin Demonstrates the Power of the Pentatonic Scale from World Science Festival on Vimeo.

I first watched The Corporation when it was first shown around, at the Minneapolis Film Fest, with the producers and the director. The Corporation could be termed a forensic personality profile of the American Corporation, but I viewed it as an insightful ethnography of the most important tribe to emerge in human history. The most…

Ubuntu 9.10 RC Released

Move Over Windows 7!

Thanks for the suggestion.

Log files are good because they log stuff, so you can find out what’s been going on and troubleshoot. But they tend to accumulate and can actually fill up your hard drive. Most Linux distros have automatic log file management for common system logs, but if you are running something on your server that keeps…

Some great Sunday reading.

A number of items for you to read, starting with this at Effect Measure, a take down of a recent Atlantic anti-vax article: Journalists sink in The Atlantic article on vaccines Excellent news for OpenSource: White House uses Open Source technology for its web site. I’ve been waiting for them to figure out how to…