I added my quibbles with this initial release of Ecto. Ecto is a huge upgrade. I love the new UI.
Janet Jackson's one second flash of titty at the Super Bowl must constitute the lamest PR stunt of the year. Alright then, to the Group W bench with you.
December 2003 pre-existing home sales and new home sales break records, once again.
George W. Bush gave his third State of the Union address for the umpteenth time on PBS, and it only gets more surreal with each screening -- like a dream where something is missing… but what?
I first discovered Riverbend - less known than Salam, yet so important. Today she's publishing links to some new Iraqi blogs in English, and from there the sky is not the limit. From Riverbend I've learnt a while ago about the present goverment resolution to change the secular Family Law to the strict religious one. I'm wondering what is the response of the USA women - are you flooding the mail boxes and phones and faxes of your goverment, are you running any rally in support?
Legalizing Prostitution - a good thing?
The portion of the 21st Century Nanotechnology Research and Development Act that tries to safeguard against "potential use of nanotechnology in enhancing human intelligence and in developing artificial intelligence which exceeds human capacity" presages a debate that is growing in religious circles.
"Corporate capitalism is fundamentally at odds with life. It is not even against our lives and for its own long-term survival; the logic of profit maximization in a free-market economy dictates that longer-term planning is subordinated to the needs of the day, the next quarter, the next financial year; and rarely beyond."
Quick comments on recent CD purchases.
The top 100 metal guitarists? Let the debate begin...