Practical Privacy: Steps normal people can take

It's increasingly common for our conversations about technology to eventually circle around to concern about the amount of privacy that we have given up, or will be expected to give up. Lots of books, podcasts, and articles are discussing the surveillance state. This is a very good thing. Growing sense of unease Most of us … Continue reading Practical Privacy: Steps normal people can take

Review – Nova: The Planets – The Idiocracy of Space Documentaries

https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/series/planets/ Nova, on PBS, is a terrific series to set your DVR to record. Even on the reruns of shows I've already seen, there's something new and interesting. They're never too intellectually challenging, the whole idea is to make science interesting for the average person. It seems they target maybe high school average level for … Continue reading Review – Nova: The Planets – The Idiocracy of Space Documentaries

REMINDER: Quit looking for a hero or friend or partner in politics

We conservatives tend to be idol worshippers, focusing all of our efforts on the candidate. If it's a good candidate, we support and help. If it's a bad candidate we lambaste and oppose. Remember what Friedman said "It's nice to elect the right people, but that isn't the way you solve things. The way you … Continue reading REMINDER: Quit looking for a hero or friend or partner in politics